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Seth Curry
Seth Curry 2011.jpg
Curry in 2011 with Duke
No. 12 – Erie BayHawks
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League NBA Development League
Personal information
Born (1990-08-23) August 23, 1990 (age 24)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Charlotte Christian
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
College Liberty (2008–2009)
Duke (2010–2013)
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Pro career 2013–present
Career history
2013 Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
2013–2014 Memphis Grizzlies
2014 Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
2014 Cleveland Cavaliers
2014–present Erie BayHawks (D-League)
2015 Phoenix Suns
Career highlights and awards

Seth Adham Curry (born August 23, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Curry played collegiately for one year at Liberty University before transferring to Duke. He is the son of former NBA player Dell Curry and the younger brother of current NBA player Stephen Curry.

Early life

Curry grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina while his father, Dell, played for the Charlotte Hornets. As a child, Curry's father would take him and his older brother, Steph, to his games where they would often shoot around with the team in warm-ups. Curry is a 2008 graduate of Charlotte Christian School where he was a three-year starter for the Knights' basketball team. His senior year, Curry averaged 22.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists while shooting 52 percent from the field. At the end of the season, he earned all-conference, all-state, and first team SAA All-American accolades. In his three years on varsity, Charlotte Christian amassed a 105–24 overall record including a state final appearance in 2006. Curry was also on the Charlotte Christian academic 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

Liberty

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; the same number his dad and older brother wore in their careers.

Duke

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 his family number 30.

As a redshirt sophomore, Curry was named a starter after a toe injury sidelined 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 31 against Santa Clara. At the end of his senior year, Curry was named to the All-ACC first team and was named a second team All-American by Sporting News.

College Statistics

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

2013–14 season

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, Curry was acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors.[4] On November 22, in his D-League debut, Curry recorded 36 points on 12-of-19 shooting, as well as 6 assists and 3 rebounds. On December 24, 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 reacquired 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] The next day, he appeared in his second NBA game against the Houston Rockets where he recorded 3 points, 2 steals and 1 rebound in 9 minutes of action. On March 30, the Cavaliers decided they would not offer Curry a second 10-day contract.[9] The next day, he once again returned to Santa Cruz.[10] Curry finished the 2013–14 NBA D-League season with averages of 19.6 points, 5.8 assists and 3.0 rebounds in 38 games.

During his time at Santa Cruz, Curry played in the back court with Mychel Thompson. At the same time, their respective brothers Steph and Klay were playing together in the Golden State backcourt in a tandem nicknamed the "Splash Brothers."[11]

2014–15 season

In July 2014, Curry joined the Orlando Magic for the Orlando Summer League[12] and the Phoenix Suns for the Las Vegas Summer League.[13] On September 29, 2014, he signed with the Magic.[14] On October 7, 2014, Curry's rights were acquired by the Magic's Developmental League team, the Erie BayHawks, in a trade with the Santa Cruz Warriors.[15] On October 25, 2014, he was waived by the Magic.[16] Five days later, he was acquired by the Erie BayHawks.[17] On February 4, 2015, he was named to the Futures All-Star team for the 2015 NBA D-League All-Star Game for the second time in his career.[18]

On March 11, 2015, Curry signed a 10-day contract with the Phoenix Suns.[19] He made his Suns debut later that day in a 106-97 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.[20] He was not offered a second 10-day contract by the Suns following the expiration of his first on March 21, and subsequently returned to the BayHawks.[21]

NBA career statistics

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

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
2014–15 Phoenix 2 0 4.0 .000 .000 .000 1.0 .5 .0 .0 .0
Career 4 0 5.3 .167 .500 .000 .8 .3 .5 .0 .8

International career

Curry competed for the United States in the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in New Zealand, winning the tournament by defeating Greece 88-80 in the final.[22] For the tournament, Curry averaged 9.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.[23]

Personal life

Curry's father, Dell, is a former professional basketball in the National Basketball Association (NBA). His mother, Sonya, played college volleyball at Virginia Tech. His older brother, Stephen, is the starting point guard for the Golden State Warriors and his younger sister, Sydel, plays college volleyball at Elon University.[24][25] Curry is a Christian.[26]

See also

References

  1. ^ Warriors Sign Free Agent Guard Seth Curry
  2. ^ Warriors sign Seth Curry, reuniting brothers
  3. ^ Warriors Waive Joe Alexander, Seth Curry and Dewayne Dedmon
  4. ^ Santa Cruz Warriors Announce Training Camp Roster
  5. ^ "Grizzlies sign Seth Curry". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 24, 2013. Retrieved December 24, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Grizzlies waive Seth Curry". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 5, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2014. 
  7. ^ Eighth Annual NBA D-League All-Star Game Features 16 Players With NBA Experience
  8. ^ Cavs Sign Seth Curry to 10-Day Contract
  9. ^ Cavaliers Decide Not To Sign Seth Curry To Second 10-Day Contract
  10. ^ Seth Curry To Sign With Santa Cruz
  11. ^ "Meet the SC Splash Brothers". NBADLeague.com. 23 April 2014. 
  12. ^ Orlando Magic Announce Roster for Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League
  13. ^ Suns' 2014 Summer League Roster Announced
  14. ^ Orlando Magic add Kadeem Batts, Drew Crawford, Seth Curry, Peyton Siva to training camp
  15. ^ BayHawks Acquire Returning Player Rights of Seth Curry
  16. ^ Orlando Magic training camp: Team waives Seth Curry, Peyton Siva, and two others
  17. ^ BayHawks Acquire Four Players, Complete Coaching Staff
  18. ^ Thirteen NBA Veterans Headline Rosters for NBA Development League All-Star Game Presented by Kumho Tire
  19. ^ Suns Sign Seth Curry to 10-Day Contract
  20. ^ Markieff Morris leads Suns past Timberwolves, 106-97
  21. ^ Curry Rejoins BayHawks
  22. ^ FIBA.com: 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men Box Score
  23. ^ 5 - Seth Curry
  24. ^ Sydel Curry ‘13 Recruiting Profile
  25. ^ Tendler Announces Phoenix Additions for 2013 Season
  26. ^ CBN TV – Seth Curry

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