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Sonya Curry
Sonya Curry at her house


May 30, 1966


former volleyball player
NBA mother

Years active


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mother of Stephen Curry


Dell Curry (1988-present)

Sonya Adams Curry (born May 30, 1966) is a former American volleyball player for Virginia Tech. She is the wife of former NBA player Dell Curry, and mother of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry.


Sonya Adams Curry went to Radford High School where she was a standout basketball and volleyball player winning state championships. She chose to play volleyball at Virginia Tech, which is also where she met her husband, former NBA Star Dell Curry. Sonya was a freshman and Dell was a junior when he first asked her out after one of her games. They married in 1988 and obviously passed some athletic genes on to their children.


Dell CurryEdit

Main article: Dell Curry

Dell Curry, Sonya's husband, Dell is a retired American professional basketball player at the shooting guard and the small forward positions. He played basketball Fort Defiance High School in Virginia and Virginia Tech and Charlotte Hornets. As of 2013, he is the Charlotte Hornets' franchise leader in points (9,839) and three-point field goals made (929).

Steph CurryEdit

Main article: Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry, Dell's oldest son, was born in 1988. He was drafted 7th overall in 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Curry plays as a guard and is listed at 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and 185 lb (84 kg).

Stephen played high school basketball at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, North Carolina and was named all-state, all-conference, and team MVP while he led his team to three conference titles and three state playoff appearances.

Curry played college basketball for the Wildcats of Davidson College. Curry was twice named Southern Conference Player of the Year and set the all-time scoring record for both Davidson and the Southern Conference. He also set school career records for three-point field goals, free throws, 30-point games, 40-point games, and set a single season NCAA record for three-pointers made.

In the 2012–13 season, Curry set the NBA record for three-pointers made in a regular season with 272 made three pointers. Curry made his first All-Star appearance after he was voted by the fans as a starter for the Western Conference. He finished the season averaging 24.0 points and 8.5 assists; both career bests.

Seth CurryEdit

Main article: Seth Curry

Seth Curry, Dell's youngest son, was born in 1990. Seth is a professional basketball player for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA D-League. After high school, Curry chose to attend Liberty University. In his freshman season at Liberty, he led all freshmen nationally in average points per game scored with 20.2 a game. Seth broke the Big South Conference single-season scoring record for a freshman.

Seth transferred from Liberty University to Duke after the 2008–09 season. As a redshirt sophomore, on December 29, 2012 he scored a career high of 31 against Santa Clara.Seth went undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft.He played for the Golden State Warriors' NBA development team Santa Cruz Warriors.

In July 2014, Seth joined the Orlando Magic for the Orlando Summer League and the Phoenix Suns for the Las Vegas Summer League. On September 29, 2014, he signed with the Magic. On October 7, 2014, Seth's rights were acquired by the Magic's D-League team, the Erie BayHawks, in a trade with the Santa Cruz Warriors.

Sydel CurryEdit

Main article: Sydel Curry

Sydel Curry, Dell's only daughter, was born in 1994.

Sydel was a four year starter and three year captain volleyball player at Charlotte Christian School (the same school Stephen and Seth attended). Sydel led her team to three state quarterfinal appearances. She currently plays indoor college volleyball at Elon University.

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