NBA: The Curry clan releases a huge retirement announcement
Author of an exceptional season, Stephen Curry reassured everyone about his level, he who celebrated his 34th birthday last March. Under contract with the Golden State Warriors for another four years, the quadruple NBA champion could play until he is 40 according to his father, Dell Curry.
At 34, Stephen Curry may be coming off the best season of his career in terms of accomplishment. Although he’s a long way from the 2016 season where he was unanimously voted MVP, Curry comes out of a year in which he wore the Golden State Warriorsfar from being favorites, until a fourth title of champion NBA in just eight years. An exceptional performance which further consolidates his place among the best players in the history of the NBA.
Stephen Curry will finish at the Warriors
Before leaving for a new season, Stephen Curry reassured fans of Warriors about his future. ” I just finished my 13th year. Frankly, I want to be able to say that I played for a team for my whole career, an absolutely special place. I never want to leave. I want this to be my one and only home. Even thinking about what happens next when basketball is over, we’ll still have roots here. We will always have a presence here, and we will call this place our home. “, explained recently the leader of Golden State. Despite its exceptional level during the playoffs, the Warriors know very well that he does not have ten years left in front of him.
“He can clearly play at this level for a few more years”
But for his father, Dell Curry, Stephen is still a long way from retirement. ” When I watch him at 34, he can stay at that level and be productive on the court “, announces the former player of Toronto Raptors in comments relayed by USA Basketball. “ He may not be able to score 30 points per game anymore, but we will still have to keep defending on him. It’s essential to have that in a team, to have a player to watch. Things then become easier for the other players. He still wants, he wants to earn more. So he can clearly play at this level for a few more years. “, concludes the father Curry. Reassuring!
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In the NBA until 40?
Even if he has already won everything in NBA, collectively or personally, Stephen Curry is still full of ambitions. And his father knows it. ” I know that, having played 16 seasons in the league, he has that number in mind. But I think he wants to go beyond that, to tell me that he did better than me. He still has four years on his contract and can easily play at a high level until the end of the contract. “, spear Dell Curry. In addition to this personal goal, Stephen Curry might be tempted to hold out until the Olympic Games de Paris in 2024. Currently, the quadruple champion NBA still hasn’t won a gold medal OJ. A small lack in his prize list which could be a task at the end of his career…