Seth Curry

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Seth Curry
Seth Curry 2011.jpg
Curry in 2011 with Duke
Point guard / Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1990-08-23) August 23, 1990 (age 23)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Charlotte Christian
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
College Liberty (2008–2009)
Duke (2010–2013)
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2013–present
Career history
2013 Santa Cruz Warriors
2013–2014 Memphis Grizzlies
2014 Santa Cruz Warriors
2014 Cleveland Cavaliers
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA D-League All-Star (2014)
  • All-NBA D-League Third Team (2014)
  • NBA D-League All-Rookie First Team (2014)
  • All-ACC First Team (2013)
  • All-ACC Third Team (2012)

Seth Adham Curry (born August 23, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA D-League. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Curry played collegiately for Liberty University before transferring to Duke University.

High school career[edit]

Curry is a 2008 graduate of Charlotte Christian School, where he contributed to the Knights' success during his high school years. As a senior, Curry averaged 22.3 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Curry connected on 52 percent of his field goal attempts, while hitting three-point shots at a 49 percent success rate. During his senior campaign, Curry earned all-conference, all-state, and first team SAA All-American accolades. Curry also was a McDonald’s All-American nominee. In his three years on the varsity, Charlotte Christian amassed a 105–24 record, reaching the state final in 2006. He was named to the Charlotte Christian honor roll all four years.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Seth Curry
PG
Charlotte, North Carolina Charlotte Christian School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sep 20, 2007 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 87
Overall recruiting rankings:   Rivals: 35 (PG)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College career[edit]

Liberty[edit]

After high school, Curry chose to attend Liberty University. In his freshman season at Liberty, he led all freshmen nationally in average points per game scored with 20.2 a game. Curry broke the Big South Conference single-season scoring record for a freshman. He wore the number (30) jersey at Liberty after his dad was number 30 in his career.

Duke[edit]

Curry transferred from Liberty University to Duke after the 2008–09 season. Per transfer rules, Curry sat out the 2009–10 basketball season. At Duke he also chose to wear the number 30. His brother, Stephen Curry, wears the same number for the Golden State Warriors.

As a redshirt sophomore, Curry earned a starting role in the Blue Devils lineup after a severe toe injury to freshman guard Kyrie Irving. In a game against Miami University, Curry led the team with 17 points on 57% shooting in 22 minutes of action. He scored a season high 22 points against North Carolina on February 9, 2011. On December 29, 2012 he scored a career high of 31 against Santa Clara.

College Statistics[edit]

Year School G FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AVG AST TO BLK STL MIN PTS AVG
2008–09 Liberty 35 243 583 .417 102 294 .347 119 143 .832 153 4.4 79 79 9 48 1277 707 20.2
2009–10 Duke Did not play – transfer
2010–11 Duke 37 101 239 .423 64 147 .435 67 85 .788 67 1.8 74 35 5 52 924 333 9.0
2011–12 Duke 34 141 336 .420 64 167 .383 103 118 .873 89 2.6 83 69 7 43 1026 449 13.2
2012–13 Duke 35 197 424 .465 95 217 .438 123 152 .809 20 2.5 54 42 6 30 1130 612 17.5
Totals 141 682 1582 .431 325 825 .394 412 498 .827 349 2.5 290 225 27 173 4357 2101 14.9

Professional career[edit]

2013–14 season[edit]

Curry went undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft. On August 23, 2013, Curry signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Golden State Warriors.[1][2] On October 25, 2013, Curry was waived by the Warriors.[3]

In November 2013, he was acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors.[4] On December 24, 2013, he signed with the Memphis Grizzlies.[5] On January 5, 2014, Curry both made his NBA debut and was waived by the Grizzlies.[6] On January 9, 2014, he was re-acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors.

On February 3, 2014, Curry was named to the Futures All-Star roster for the 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[7]

On March 21, 2014, Curry signed a 10-day contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.[8] On March 30, 2014, the Cavaliers decided they would not offer Curry a second 10-day contract.[9] The next day, he was re-acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors.[10]

2014–15 season[edit]

In July 2014, Curry joined the Orlando Magic for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[11]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 Memphis 1 0 4.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2013–14 Cleveland 1 0 9.0 .333 1.000 .000 1.0 .0 2.0 .0 3.0
Career 2 0 6.5 .333 1.000 .000 .5 .0 1.0 .0 1.5

International career[edit]

Curry attended the FIBA Under-19 World Championship in New Zealand in 2009 for the United States. USA won the tournament beating Greece in the final 88–80.[12] Curry scored nine points in this game on 3–5 shooting. For the tournament Curry averaged 9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. His highest score of 12 came in three games vs Iran, France and Canada.

Personal life[edit]

Curry is the son of former NBA Sixth Man of the Year, Dell Curry, and former volleyball standout, Sonya Curry. His older brother, Stephen Curry, is the starting point guard for the Golden State Warriors. His sister, Sydel Curry, played college volleyball at Elon University.[13][14] Curry is a Christian.[15]

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