Dell Curry

Basketball Player

Wardell Stephen "Dell" Curry is a retired American professional basketball player at the shooting guard and the small forward positions who received his education from Fort Defiance High School in Virginia and Virginia Tech. He then played in the National Basketball Association from 1986 until 2002. He now works as a commentator, alongside Steve Martin, on the Bobcats television broadcasts.… Read More

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    A Young Steph Curry Predicted His Future In A 1990s Burger King Ad
    Huffington Post - Jan 05, 2016
  • Curry Honours Father, Vintage Game For Bryant
    Yahoo News - Dec 03, 2015
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    Stephen Curry Is Way Better Than His Dad At Playing Horse
    Huffington Post - Nov 20, 2015
  • Golden State Warriors Win In Nba Overtime, Curry Passes Father
    Yahoo News - Nov 15, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dell Curry.


1964 Birth Born on June 25, 1964.


1982 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Curry was raised in Grottoes, Virginia. He played basketball at Fort Defiance High, where he used his coach's barn to practice shooting daily. He finished as the all-time leading scorer in school history, and was named a McDonald's All-American in 1982. … Read More


1985 21 Years Old Curry also played baseball for Virginia Tech. He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 14th round of the 1985 Major League Baseball draft but opted to continue playing basketball. … Read More
1986 22 Years Old Curry was selected with the 15th overall pick by the Utah Jazz in the 1986 NBA draft.
1987 23 Years Old He played one season in Utah before being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1987, where he spent the 1987–88 season.
1988 24 Years Old He was selected by one of the NBA's two newest teams for the 1988–89 season, the Charlotte Hornets, in the expansion draft after he was made available by the Cavaliers. … Read More
1993 29 Years Old He was a regular in the discussions for Sixth Man of the Year, but didn't actually win the award until the 1993–94 season. … Read More


1998 34 Years Old Upon departing the franchise in 1998, he was the last player remaining from its inaugural season 10 years earlier. … Read More


2004 40 Years Old In 2004, Curry was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
2007 43 Years Old On June 18, 2007, Curry was named an assistant coach of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats, but he stepped down before the season began so that he could attend his sons' basketball games.
2009 45 Years Old In 2009, Curry started working as a color commentator, alongside longtime play-by-play announcer Steve Martin, for the Charlotte Bobcats (now Charlotte Hornets).


2014 50 Years Old …  In 2014–15, Stephen won the NBA MVP award and led the Warriors to the NBA championship, and in 2015-2016 he led his team to the highest regular season win total in NBA history with 73 wins, once again being voted league MVP. … Read More
2016 52 Years Old In 2016 Curry was the recipient of the Bobby Jones Award at the Athletes in Action All Star Breakfast, which is held each year at the NBA All Star Weekend.
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