Last name Curry is synonymous with triple

In Major League Baseball, home runs are often referred to as home runs.

A reference to “El Bambino” Babe Ruth, mythical sports figure and who “invented” the home run being the first with 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 in a season and who several times hit more home runs alone than several complete teams .

Well, in NBA basketball something similar could happen with the Curry surname and three-point shots. Soon scoring a triple would be recognized as a “Curry.”

Stephen Curry is the superstar. Seth Curry is the globetrotting brother and Dell Curry is their father. The first two active and the second retired have made their name in the league, mainly, based on shooting baskets from long and extra long distance.

the superstar
Stephen is the superstar with achievements that already put him in the top 15 or 20 players in history. Buttons: Member of the NBA 75th anniversary team, twice MVP of the regular series -including the only unanimous one-, three times champion, 8 times called to the All-Star Game and 7 times in an All-Star Team.

This “baby-faced killer” has 12 years of experience, he was the seventh overall pick in the 2009 draft from Davidson University.

For life, he averages 24.3 points and 6.5 assists with 42.8 percent shooting from three and 90.8 from the free throw line.

Also known as the “Human Torch” or “Chef Curry” he is already the lifetime leader in triples (3,.083), in a season (402), in the playoffs (470) and at any time, category, time or space considered.

He is 33 years old, defends the point guard position with 6-3 height and 185 pounds. He has been a two-time leading scorer, first in stolen balls once, a rookie first-team member and most recently All-Star Game MVP.

globetrotting brother
While Stephen has always played with the Golden State Warriors, his brother Seth (6-2, 185 pounds, 31 years old) has been with eight teams in seven seasons. He now belongs to the Brooklyn Nets.

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But of the three protagonists in this story, he is the one with the best three-for-life shooting percentage (43.8).

He also shoots 11.1 points per game on 85.5 percent free throws.

He’s posting his best career stats this season in points (15.0), assists (4.0), minutes (34.8) and 2-point shooting percentage.

In college basketball, he was with Liberty and Duke, but was not selected in the 2013 draft. He signed with the Warriors, but was fired after the preseason.

He played one game with Memphis and has also worn jerseys for Sacramento, Dallas (twice), Portland, Philadelphia and Brooklyn.

The father
Dell Curry (6-4, 190, 1964) was in the league for 16 seasons with teams from Utah, Cleveland, Charlotte, Milwaukee and Toronto after being selected by the Jazz with the 15th pick in the 1986 draft. For life he averaged 11.7 points in 1,083 games while shooting 40.2 percent from 3-point range. He led the circuit in 1998-99 with the Bucks by shooting 47.6 percent of his 3-pointers.

In 1993-94, with the Hornets, he won the Best Substitute award when he averaged 16.3 points with 40.2 percent shooting from 3-point range and saw action in all 82 games of the regular season.

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Lifetime Leaders in % of Three
The best.
1 – Steve Kerr, .4540 2 – Hubert Davis, .4409 3 – Joe Harris, .4390 4 – Seth Curry, .4385 5 – Drazen Petrovic, .4374 6 – Jason Kapono, .4336 7 – Tim Legler, .4312 8 – Steve Novak, .4301 9 – Kyle Korver, .4287 10 – Stephen Curry, .4278 39 – Dell Curry, .4019
Assets.
1 – Joe Harris, .4390 2 – Seth Curry, .4385 3 – Stephen Curry, .4280 4 – Desmond Bane, .4240 5 – Luke Kennard, .4223

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