|Warriors Pick Up Extention On Curry|
|Written by Mike Kelly|
|Wednesday, 29 June 2011 16:20|
The Golden State Warriors have picked up the option year on Stephen Curry's four-year contract Wednesday.The former Davidson College star, a runner-up for NBA Rookie of the Year honors in 2010, turned in a strong second season for the Warriors. Curry played in 74 games, averaged nearly 19 points-per-game and led the NBA with a .934 free-throw percentage.
Curry in two seasons, is averaging 18 points-per-game and six assists and outing. The Warriors were 36-46 last season. Curry Was an elite scorer during his collegiate days at Davidson. He poured in an average of 21.5 ppg as a freshman, 25.9 ppg as a sophomore and 28.6 ppg as a junior. During his sophomore campaign, Curry led Davidson to the Midwest Regional finals, where the Wildcats were evetunally bested by Kansas, which went on to win the national championship.
Curry was a two-time All-America and he set numerous school records at Davidson. He's the all-time leader in three-point field goals (414), free throws (479), 30-point games (30) and 40-point games (6). He poured in a career-high 44 points against Oklahoma his junior year in 2008. Curry left Davidson after his junior year and was selected by the Warriors in the first round (seventh pick) of the NBA draft.
He was named to the All-Rookie Team in 2010, and he won the NBA's Sportsmanship Award in 2011.
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