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Dell Curry
Dell Curry
Position: None
Born: 06/25/64
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
ESPN’s Marc Stein asked the group when the first time was that the sons realized they were better players than their fathers, and Stephen Curry revealed that his grandmother gave him the title before he ever played in the NBA. “I never really thought I was better than him until my grandma, his mom, gave me that crown. She watched every one of his games and she — I don’t know if it was in high school or my first year of college — she’s at the house and she [said] ‘that boy is better than you, Dell.’”
via For The Win
Dell and Mychal had long been friends, of course. They had been crossing paths for years — Mychal broadcasting for the Lakers and Dell later broadcasting for the Bobcats/Hornets. Now their bond was personal. When Steph and Klay each ended up with the Warriors, they connected as fathers. “I think, with Steph and Klay, experiencing the NBA life early, it paid off for them with confidence,” Dell says. “Seeing that big stage early. They got used to it. It doesn’t affect them. It doesn’t bother them being on a big stage, a big arena.”
“MJ was the man,” he says. Three years later, in 1998, the Bulls again faced the Hornets in the playoffs. On an off day, Jordan and Dennis Rodman were cruising down a Coliseum hallway when 10-year-old Steph came careening around a corner. Michael shook his hand. Steph didn’t want to ever wash it again. Almost every NBA player Steph met asked him, “Can you shoot like your pops?” By the late 1990s, Dell Curry was one of the NBA’s best shooters. He was Sixth Man of the Year in 1993-94 and once shot 47.6 percent from 3-point land. “I’ll never forget it,” says Julie Thompson, Mychal’s wife. “I remember every time Dell shot the ball at the Great Western Forum, our PA announcer, Laurence Tanter, would just go, ‘Dell Curry.’ I mean, I don’t even remember Dell missing a shot.”
Dell Curry on keeping Steph humble: I don’t worry about that at all. As fast-paced as things have been going, it really hadn’t hit him. Because he’s been so focused on the games. So I’m sure at some point this summer when it’s over or maybe even when next year, (at) the start of (the season), he’ll have (some time to) stop and think. But he’s always been a guy that success is not going to change him. If anything, it’s going to motivate him to work harder, to repeat at the levels he’s gotten to this year. He’s had such a great year. It takes a lot to have a year like he has.
via Business News