Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Curry’

Steph Curry riding a mini horse

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Here is a vine of Steph Curry riding a mini horse…

Riley Curry is the breakout playoffs star

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — The NBA Finals are still a few days away, but we’ve found the MVP: Riley Curry, the daughter of Warriors guard Stephen Curry. She made a smash appearance recently with her Dad following the Warriors’ win in the Western Conference Finals. And with a few days to fill before the Finals begin, here’s Riley making an appearance on her Mom’s cooking show…

VIDEO: Riley cooks

Riley Curry (and her Dad) are going to the NBA Finals

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — After the Golden State Warriors won Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets, Warriors guard Stephen Curry brought his daughter, Riley, to the postgame news conference with him. Riley was cute, but Steph apparently decided to wait until the Warriors won the series to bring Riley back. So last night, after the Warriors beat the Rockets in Game 5 to advance to the NBA Finals, Steph Curry took the postgame podium, and he brought Riley with him. Or maybe that should be the other way around …

VIDEO: Riley Curry

NBA legends, players chime in on Curry’s run

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Two games into the Western Conference finals, the Golden State Warriors have a 2-0 lead over the Houston Rockets as the series moves from Oakland to Houston. And through those games, the Warriors have been led by the league’s MVP, Stephen Curry, who despite being the focus of the Houston defense has managed to score 77 points through two games, including shooting a ridiculous 11-for-22 on three-pointers. Steve Nash is one of the NBA’s greatest three-point shooters ever, but as he noted yesterday in a Reddit AMA, Nash believes Curry is a better shooter than he ever was.

How does Curry do it? Last night on NBA TV’s GameTime, Nets guard Jarrett Jack, a former teammate of Curry’s, made a guest appearance and talked about exactly what makes Curry so tough…

VIDEO: Jack on Curry

Also, Kobe Bryant took to Twitter and explained the riddle of defending Stephen Curry…in 140 characters or less…

All that aside, when you’re able to do stuff like Curry does in the Vine below, how you defend the dude may not matter…

Dell Curry defends Steph and Riley Curry

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Not only did the Golden State Warriors win Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals last night, but during the postgame press conference, Steph Curry won over the internet by bringing along his daughter, Riley. While Curry calmly answered questions, Riley did everything from asking Steph to keep it down to crawling out from under the table and leaving the presser.

VIDEO: Riley Curry

Cute, sure, until today, when a few reporters grumbled that players having kids on the podium made it hard to get their questions asked and answered. One person who disagreed? Steph’s dad and Riley’s grandfather, former NBA player Dell Curry. As Dell Curry told USA Today

“They’ll get over it,” he said. “He was still able to do his interview. She didn’t stop that at all.

“She’s was just waving to reporters. That’s just the way she is. She knows what’s happening. She knew she was on the stage and she knew people were talking to her daddy and she’s on his lap and she’s just like ‘Hey, how’s everybody?’ That’s just the way she is.”

By the way, Riley wasn’t new to this. Check out how she videobombed her Uncle Seth after a D-League game…

Golden State Warriors release “Splash” music video

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — The Golden State Warriors have shot their way into a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals thanks largely to the efforts of their backcourt combo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, also known as the Splash Brothers. To celebrate their achievements, as well as those of the rest of the Warriors, a local artist made a cool music video appropriately titled, “Splash.”

VIDEO: Splash video

Who shot it best: Curry or West?

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — On the way to the Western Conference Finals, Warriors guard Stephen Curry knocked down a 62-foot jumper at the end of the third quarter in Game 6. But it wasn’t the first long-distance postseason buzzer-beater in NBA playoffs history. Back in 1970, Jerry West, who is now an executive for the Warriors, sank a 60-footer for the Lakers. West’s shot was only a two-pointer, because there were no threes back then, but it tied the game and sent it to overtime. That series ended up going seven games, which the Knicks eventually won thanks to a hobbled Willis Reed. Anyway, here are the two shots, back-to-back…

VIDEO: West or Curry?

Stephen Curry, the MVP remix

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Yesterday, Stephen Curry was named the 2014-15 KIA NBA MVP. At the press conference where Curry picked up the award, he laid out his philosophy that has helped him become one of the best to ever play the game, and his coach Steve Kerr explained what makes Curry so great. Here’s a remixed video of the press conference from the Warriors…

VIDEO: Curry MVP Remix

Stephen Curry has come a long way

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — The newest member of the MVP club is Golden State’s Stephen Curry, who today was named the 2014-15 KIA NBA Most Valuable Player. But as great as Curry has been this season, it’s worth remembering that Curry wasn’t always one of the the best players in the world.

Check out this tweet below, which is a screenshot of Curry’s recruiting rating when he was finishing high school. Curry was rated as a three-star recruit, probably because he was 6-2 and just 165 pounds. He grew a little, sure, but he’s also put in a ton of work and transformed himself into one of the greats.

Not long after, Curry was among the top prospects in the 2009 Draft. For what’s it’s worth, as you can see in the video below, he may have been a three-star recruit, but even in college at Davidson, Curry could always shoot the rock…

VIDEO: Curry Davidson

VIDEO: Warriors celebrate drafting Curry in 2009

Stephen Curry made 77 consecutive 3-pointers

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — One thing about the NBA that gets overlooked is that almost every NBA player is a really good shooter. Even guys who don’t score a lot of points in games are generally great shooters when wide open and left alone. Go early to an NBA game and watch the players shoot around in warm ups, and you’ll see guys sink more shots than they miss.

That said, the best shooter in the NBA is probably Golden State’s Stephen Curry, who basically went crazy in practice yesterday. During a shooting drill when he took ten jumpers from ten spots around the three-point line, Curry sank 77 consecutive threes, and finished by making 94 out of 100. The Warriors also posted a short video of Curry doing work. Stand back…