Tracking Steph Curry’s Rapid Development for Golden State Warriors

January 15th, 2013 by Scott Burns Leave a reply »
Stephen Curry has developed rapidly this season, even garnering All-Star talk with a legitimate shot to be the first Warrior to make the team since Latrell Sprewell in 1997.  He has assumed the team’s leadership role and is very adept at getting everyone involved in the action.

This season is a lot different from last year.  His play this season has almost erased any thoughts of his past ankle problems, where it seemed that if you even looked at his ankle, he would come up lame.

Contract issues have been put away as Curry was rewarded with a four-year, $44 million deal that now seems like it was a huge discount.  Curry is averaging a line of 20.5 PPG, 6.6 APG and 4.2 RPG versus 14.7 PPG, 5.3 APG and 3.4 RPG that he put up last year.

The biggest change from last season is his mobility.  Curry is fully functional as the ankle problems have disappeared after his last surgery in April 2012.  Curry is a lot more agile, as he can break and cut with ease.  Since he had the small ankle tweak in preseason versus the Trail Blazers, he has had a clean bi ...

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