A lot of strange things, in hindsight, had to happen for Stephen Curry to end up being drafted by the Golden State Warriors back in Five teams passed on him. One team, the Minnesota Timberwolves , infamously passed on him twice, selecting Ricky Rubio and Jonny Flynn with back-to-back picks at No. As the draft went on, the only team in the way of that happening was the Warriors, whose head coach at the time, Don Nelson, loved the Davidson sharpshooter and wanted to take him at No. As the Warriors' pick approached, Nelson reached out to Steph's father, Dell Curry, whose opinion was valued as a year NBA vet, to ask his thoughts about Golden State drafting his son. Dell wasn't having it. Don't [draft him]. You asked me the question, I'll tell you the truth.
Steph's mom, Sonya, wasn't a fan of Golden State, either
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Wardell Stephen " Dell " Curry born June 25, is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association NBA from until and retired as the Charlotte Hornets ' all-time leader in points 9, and three-point field goals made Curry currently works as a color commentator , alongside Eric Collins and Stephanie Ready , on Charlotte Hornets television broadcasts. Born in Harrisonburg, Virginia , Curry was raised in Grottoes and played high school basketball at Fort Defiance , where he used his coach's barn to practice shooting daily.
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