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February 24, 2015 Updates

Warriors guard Stephen Curry is scheduled to speak at the White House on Wednesday in support of the fight against malaria and could meet with President Obama. Curry, whose team plays at Washington on Tuesday, for the past three seasons has donated three insecticide-treated mosquito nets for every 3-pointer he makes as part of the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign. Curry traveled to Tanzania in 2013 as part of the campaign to assist in the distribution of 38,000 bed nets, which are designed to be cost-effective in helping families in sub-Saharan Africa avoid malaria infection. San Jose Mercury-News

February 23, 2015 Updates

Lacob describes Kerr as, “exactly who he sold himself as,” which, says Fraser, is one of Kerr’s best attributes. “There’s no bulls--tting about him,’ says Fraser. “He may be a bit nerdy, but you can’t say he’s not an honest, real guy. He does a good job of explaining and talking, not just commanding.” As for Curry, he says he likes that Kerr didn’t, “try to come in and be the hero and reinvent the wheel when it came to what we were good at.” “He’s very mature for a first time head coach,” says Curry. “To be able to have an awareness of the bigger goals, not just having the best record right now.” Green agrees: “He don’t let us settle for mediocrity in anything.” Sports Illustrated

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But James wasn't the league's top vote-getter for tonight's All-Star Game. That honor belonged to Golden State's Stephen Curry, winner of last night's three-point contest and the new, hot candidate to maybe one day succeed James as the face of the sport. "Yeah I got a lot of work to do, obviously," Curry said this weekend, when asked about it. James said: "For me, I just try to put myself in a position where I can lay down the foundation for the next group of guys, and if Steph Curry's that guy, then this league will be where it needs to be, if not better." Cleveland Plain Dealer

February 15, 2015 Updates

Warriors guard Klay Thompson admitted that he was “envious” of Stephen Curry and that when he thinks back to going down to his teammate in the Three-Point Contest, he’ll be “a little ticked.” Thompson is that confident in his shot and was bothered he didn’t come through with a golden opportunity to top Curry at Barclays Center on Saturday. And Thompson, who afterward tweeted Curry is the “greatest shooter in the history of the game,” wants his rematch in the contest. Contra Costa Times

“I’ll be back, and hopefully against Steph,” Thompson told reporters.” He got me this year, man, but I’m looking forward to getting him.” Thompson struggled in the championship-round, managing only 14 points for the low score out of any competitor in any round. Curry scored 27. “I think I could have beat him,” Thompson said. “I could have gotten 28, but that’s alright. That’s the way the ball bounces, and I’m proud of him. I’m sure we’ll go against each other another time in our career.” Contra Costa Times

The Golden State Warriors All-Star point guard put on an amazing display with 27 out of a possible 34 points in the final round of the Three-Point Shootout at All-Star Saturday in Barclays Center. He beat teammate Klay Thompson (14 points) and Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (17 points) in the final round. "I've been in it four times, so I wanted to win it and get it done," Curry said. "And thankfully, tonight I got it, was able to accomplish that." USA Today Sports

February 14, 2015 Updates

Warriors guard Stephen Curry said Saturday that during All-Star festivities in the evening, he will honor the memory of Deah Shaddy Barakat, who was killed in a triple homicide in Chapel Hill, N.C. that sparked widespread outrage. Curry said he will write on his shoes and hoped the tribute to one of his biggest fans would be picked up by national television cameras at Barclays Center in Brooklyn as he participates in the Three-Point Contest. "Even though we never met, I think it will hopefully mean a lot to his family and friends that knew what kind of a basketball fan he was to have some kind of peace knowing that people are thinking about him and they're not alone," said Curry, the leading vote-getter in the All-Star balloting. Contra Costa Times

John Wall's All-Star trip is officially busier. The Washington Wizards' point guard is set to take on Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in some sort of shooting competition on Valentine's Day. Wall and Curry were selected as starters for the East and West respectively in the 2015 All-Star game on Feb. 15. CSNWashington.com

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