Warriors season review: Stephen Curry

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 07:47:31 PM. In the wake of the Warriors’ second NBA title in three years, The The third installment focuses on Stephen Curry, who is poised to sign the biggest contract in NBA history this summer. 2016-17 statistics: 25.3 points, 6.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 33.4 minutes per game In 2015-16, Curry followed up his first MVP award by shattering his league record for three-pointers made. Though he did
In the wake of the Warriors’ second NBA title in three years, TheChronicleis analyzing the team player-by-player. The third installment focuses on Stephen Curry, who is poised to sign the biggest contract in NBA history this summer. Name: Stephen Curry Age: 29 Position: Point guard Dimensions: 6-foot-3, 190 pounds Hometown: Charlotte, N.C. College: Davidson Years pro: 8 2016-17 statistics: 25.3 points, 6.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 33.4 minutes per game Contract status: Curry will become a free agent July 1. Season review: In 2015-16, Curry followed up his first MVP award by shattering his league record for three-pointers made. He joined Steve Nash and his head coach, Steve Kerr, as the only players in NBA history to shoot at least 50 percent from the floor, 45 percent from three-point range and 90 percent from the free-throw line. He led Golden State to an NBA-record 73 wins. It all set such a high standard for Curry that, even as he teamed with Kevin Durant to power the Warriors to 67 victories this past season, he faced repeated questions about his dip in production. His greatness had become routine to some. Though he did enough to earn his fourth straight All-NBA selection, Curry left many wondering why he hadn’t delivered as many of his trademark six-second dribbling and shooting spectacles. In the playoffs, he returned to his unanimous-MVP level. Curry averaged 28.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 2.0 steals to help shepherd Golden State to...Read more
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