Stephen Curry’s Developing Game Means Rookie of the Year Award Is His

February 12th, 2010 by Steven Resnick Leave a reply »
Stephen Curry's game has grown since the beginning of the season. At the beginning of the year, Curry had a hard time getting to the rim and finishing, had a hard time taking care of the ball, and also had the knack of picking up fouls very quickly, which meant a lot of time on the bench and playing time for backup guard C.J. Watson.

Curry is now heading into the All-Star break on a high note, recording a triple double against the Los Angeles Clippers by scoring 36 points, dishing out 13 assists, and grabbing 10 rebounds.

It was the first triple double by a rookie for the Warriors since Chris Webber and the first triple double of at least 30 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds by a rookie since Kevin Johnson.

This game points to the growth Curry has made since the season began. Curry's line for the triple double: 11-22 from the field, 7-11 from three, and 7-8 from the free throw line.

On the season Curry is averaging 14.8 points, 4.9 assists, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.9 steals on 45.7 percent from the field, 43.4 percent from three, and 87 percent from the free throw line.

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