Who is Stephen Curry?
Stephen Curry is the son of former NBA player Dell Curry. His Brother Seth Curry is also an NBA player.
Stephen Curry was born in Akron, Ohio in 1988. He only lived here for a short time as he grew up in North Carolina. As a kid, Curry learned the game of basketball from his father.
Steph Curry was not recruited much coming out of high school. He attended Davidson University. Curry gained popularity when he dropped 32 points against the University of Michigan. During his junior year, Curry dropped 28.6 points per game. He then entered the NBA draft and joined the Golden State Warriors as the 7th pick.
Many did not think Steph Curry would be a star player, but he proved them wrong. In 2010, Steph Curry averaged 22 points a game and finished as the runner up for the rookie of the year award.
In 2015, Curry led the Golden State Warriors to their first championship. He defeated Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavillers
In 2016, Curry tried to lead his team to another championship, but fell short to the Cavs in a Game 7 series
In 2015 and 2016,
In the next year, Curry lead his team to the NBA finals yet again and got assisted by his new Teammate Kevin Durant
Why are his cards so expensive?
Stephen Curry is an amazing shooter. He has the record for most 3 pointers in a single season. Some argue that he revolutionized basketball. He shot more 3s than anyone else and made them.
After the Warriors started winning, other teams took notice. The mid range game has declined since Curry entered the league. This is because teams would rather shoot a three for one extra point than a mid-range shot and only earn two points
His rookie cards are worth a good amount because many people thought he would be an average player. He is a fan favorite and is an amazing player despite his smaller stature
Most Expensive cards:
2009-10 Upper Deck Stephen Curry RC #234 SP
This card was in one of Upper Decks last sets
Curry got depicted in his Davidson Jersey
There is also a first edition version of this card with a different card number
2009-10 SP Game Used Stephen Curry RC #133 #/399
This card is interesting because it is not chrome yet in very short print
It also shows Curry in his high school uniform
This is a unique card and is worth getting at the right price.
2009-10 Topps Stephen Curry RC #321
This is one of Curry’s most sought after rookie cards that is not an auto/jersey card
The design of this card is a little strange because Curry is in his warm ups
As a rule of thumb, cards without the player’s jersey aren’t worth much, but this is an exception
2009-10 Topps Chrome Stephen Curry RC #101 #/999
This card has the same illustration as a normal Topps rookie
Despite this, it has a different number.
There are only 999 Topps Chrome rookies
This is interesting because most base Topps Chrome cards are not numbered
There is also a refractor version of this card numbered to 500
This card can go for a high premium even if it is only graded at a 9
An awesome card for your personal collection
2009-10 Panini Absolute Stephen Curry RC Autographed Jersey-Ball #/499
This is a Panini signature card with a unique set up
There is leather of an NBA ball used along with Curry’s jersey
His signature is on the bottom and he is in his Golden State Warriors uniform
2009-10 Playoff Contenders Stephen Curry RC #106 Autograph SP
There is a limited number of print for this card
It has a ticket design and these cards are well respected by the football community
This card has a horizontal design which allows the signature to be bigger
2009-10 Exquisite Collection Stephen Curry RC #64 Aand #72
Curry has two rookie autos in this set
Both got numbered to 225
The #64 looks nicer because it has some color, but both cards are still amazing
2009-10 Playoff National Treasures Stephen Curry RC #206 Autographed Patch #/9
This brand was new at the time, but it grew to become Panini’s premium brand
The patch has colors and this card looks pleasing
This might be the most valuable Curry rookie card
Stephen Curry is back in 2021 after his injury last season
He scored an astonishing 62 point career high in the beginning of the season
It is safe to say that he is a star player and his fans want to see what he can do in the future
Steph Curry is also on track for most 3 pointers in an NBA career
Steph Curry is a guard who can shoot the ball from deep
People would have to guard Steph Curry at half court because if he got left open, he would make the shot
This player changed the style of NBA play
He won a unanimous MVP award standing at only 6 foot 3 inches tall