Golden State Warrior star Stephen “The Curry” Curry announced his retirement from the NBA earlier this week, which came after a 16-year NBA career that included a Golden State championship and the most games played by an NBA player.
Curry has been an all-time NBA leading scorer with 1,965 points, 4,972 rebounds, and 5,741 assists.
He’s been an All-Star three times, a seven-time All-NBA second team selection, and a three-time MVP.
His NBA career was capped by an MVP award in 2010 and he won a ring with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2011.
He won a fourth championship in 2016.
Curry said he wanted to do more for his community, including donating money to charities that help disadvantaged communities.
He has said that philanthropy was one of the reasons he decided to retire.
The Golden State Golden State, Warriors.com Golden State Curry’s retirement announcement in which he announced his decision to retire pic.twitter.com/yQ6cJ5ZpXq — Golden StateWarriors (@Warriors) December 10, 2018 “I want to thank my family and friends, the people of California, the fans, and the Warriors organization for all the love and support over the past 16 years.
I’ve never been happier to be here, and I know that in this next chapter of my life, the future is bright,” Curry said.
“This is a special place, but I want to be sure to do my part to be a part of this.”
Curry is one of just two players in NBA history to lead his team to multiple championships, with the other being Magic Johnson in the 1990s.
Golden State is in the midst of a rebuild, which has been a big part of the team’s recent success.
Curry is a six-time all-star, one of only three players in the league with 20 or more championships, and has averaged more than 22 points per game for five straight seasons.
Golden States team won eight titles from 2014 to 2017.