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80 Inspirational Stephen Curry Quotes On Basketball & Success

Here is a list of 80 Inspirational Stephen Curry Quotes On Success, Basketball, Faith, Family & Life

Wardell Stephen Curry II born March 14, 1988, is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

In 2014–15, Curry won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and led the Warriors to their first championship since 1975.

Many players and analysts have called him the greatest shooter in NBA history

Love Curry? Then check out the most comprehensive list of inspiring Stephen Curry quotes on basketball, success, life.

1. “There’s more to life than basketball. The most important thing is your family and taking care of each other and loving each other no matter what.” – Stephen Curry

2.  “I’ve always believed that success for anyone is all about drive, dedication, and desire, but for me, it’s also been about confidence and faith.” – Stephen Curry

3. “Drinking water is essential to a healthy lifestyle.” – Stephen Curry

4. “I want to thank God, obviously for the health, for the talent He’s given me, for my family who supports me, for the things that basketball’s taught me on and off the court. For the people that I’ve been able to meet through the game of basketball.” – Stephen Curry

5. “It doesn’t matter where you come from, what you have or don’t have, what you lack, or what you have too much of. But all you need to have is faith in God, an undying passion for what you do and what you choose to do in this life, and a relentless drive and the will to do whatever it takes to be successful in whatever you put your mind to.” – Stephen Curry

6. “Shooting the ball is a part of the game. Everybody can shoot in their own way. Not everybody can make. But everybody can shoot.” – Stephen Curry

7. “You can play fast but not in a hurry. As a point guard, I can dictate that.” – Stephen Curry

8. “To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself, and hands down, one of the biggest contributors to my self-confidence has been private coaching.” – Stephen Curry

9. “Sometimes people make it seem like you have to have certain prerequisites or a crazy life story in order to be successful in this world. But the truth is you really don’t.” – Stephen Curry

10. “For me, when you have people wondering what is next, what is coming out, you are on the right track.” – Stephen Curry

11. “I can’t jump the highest. I’m obviously not the biggest, not the strongest.” – Stephen Curry

12. “Honestly, I could care less about other people’s opinions about me.” – Stephen Curry

13. “We’re going to have to work. We’re going to have to play well. Nothing will be given to us.” – Stephen Curry

14. “For me, I don’t want to cheat the game by saying, or kind of doing lip service by saying, I want to be the greatest ever. I want to be able to show it.” – Stephen Curry

15. “I’m not in the business of ranking or debating who is what.” – Stephen Curry

16. “I am pretty chill before games. Have a go-to routine that keeps me busy until we are ready to take the court so I’m not just sitting around anxious for the game.” – Stephen Curry

17. “You have so much fun playing games. We all love basketball, so we never want the season to end, ’cause then it’s five months of sitting around and watching the playoffs.” – Stephen Curry

18. “It’s really annoying for me. That’s not what I’m playing for, to be the face of the NBA or to be this or that or to take LeBron’s throne or whatever.” – Stephen Curry

19. “That feeling is so intoxicating, walking off the court holding the Larry O’Brien trophy. So I just want to do that again.” – Stephen Curry

20. “You learn that there’s no right way to do it, no wrong way to do it. It’s just what you feel comfortable with, to trust that, and don’t let anybody box you in to a certain style of parenting or make you feel a certain way about what your kids do.” – Stephen Curry

21. “My parents had us in church every Sunday, every Wednesday. It was more of a tradition at that point; I didn’t have a personal relationship with the Lord until I went to the altar call one Sunday, and the youth pastor told us to make a decision for ourselves.” – Stephen Curry

22. “I have fun out there on the court, smiling, laughing, trying to have good demeanor.” – Stephen Curry

23. “I try to make it look easy, but the behind-the-scenes stuff is the challenge.” – Stephen Curry

24. “With all the travel we’re doing to cold-weather cities, your mind definitely starts to wander. It gets you away from the game. Even when you arrive in a city, you’re tempted to just sit in your hotel and rest. Sometimes it’s nice to just get out and walk around, to see what’s there.” – Stephen Curry

25. “Right after the draft, when I came out to Oakland, there was a press conference and a dinner with the owner, GM, and Coach Nelson. We did some sightseeing and some house searching the next day, but to be honest, I had no idea what I was doing. I tried to find a spot close to our gym, because I figured that’s where I’d spend most of my time.” – Stephen Curry

26. “Your touch and your feel for the game is pretty much gone if you don’t work on it – at least get some shots up or dribble the ball.” – Stephen Curry

27. “I’m 6’3″ and 185 pounds on a good day, so I probably relate more to the casual fan who watches the game and is not super athletic, not this crazy monster of physical stature.” – Stephen Curry

28. “The vibe in our locker room is really energetic and fun and real personable, I think from Day 1. That gets you through a lot of tough times, wherein hard times, it might be common nature for guys to do their own thing and split up and become silent.” – Stephen Curry

29. “I’m very active on social media and see the huge impact it has on engaging with fans and being able to have a voice.” – Stephen Curry

30. “I’m just blessed, man, to be able to represent solidarity with the small schools I went to.” – Stephen Curry

31. “I always have an optimistic view, no matter what it is.” – Stephen Curry

32. “On the court, I want to try and get to the free-throw line a little more. And as a point guard, you can always get better at your decision-making and limiting your mistakes.” – Stephen Curry

33. “When I step forward on the floor, I have the confidence that I’m the best player playing that night and that I am the most prepared at what I need to be doing.” – Stephen Curry

34. “Steak and Shake in Indianapolis is definitely the first stop when we hit that city.” – Stephen Curry

35. “I don’t like people looking at someone else’s image.” – Stephen Curry

36. “I shoot the ball so well that sometimes you fall in love with it and think it’ll get you out of certain situations.” – Stephen Curry

37. “Whatever that means, however you got on that mountain, why not try to climb it? And do it in your own way.” – Stephen Curry

38. “I’ve been blessed in that regard through and through. So I’m just thankful for this opportunity to play the game that I love and share that with the world.” – Stephen Curry

39. “Water is my drink.” – Stephen Curry

40. “You know, I’m trying to chase rings, and that’s all I’m about. So that’s where the conversation stops for me.” – Stephen Curry

41. “It’s kind of a weird process being pitched by the company you’re already with.” – Stephen Curry

42. “Someone did a graphic of me in my jersey, and Jordan, they dubbed him guarding me, and Kanye’s face was on both of us. That’s my favorite meme of all time – or so far to-date. I’m gonna have to get that blown up on my wall or something.” – Stephen Curry

43. “It’s crazy how fast you get out of shape if you miss a couple days of action.” – Stephen Curry

44. “The last game I played in college was in the NIT against St. Mary’s. That was the first time I had come to the Oakland area. So, the last game I played in college and the first game of my NBA career were out here in the Bay Area. It’s pretty cool.” – Stephen Curry

45. “Most of the stuff I try in a game, in the moment, I have supreme confidence I’m going to execute it.” – Stephen Curry

46. “I’ve taken countless shots in my life, so you know the ones when you’re in rhythm, with a perfect release, and it’s on track, that it’s going in.” – Stephen Curry

47. “I expected to be a pretty good NBA point guard and hopefully win a championship. But MVP and all this stuff? Not really.” – Stephen Curry

48. “I think about the milestones from my childhood and what it will be like to watch our kids go through them. Taking Riley to her first day of school was a whirlwind. I can’t imagine what middle school is going to be like, and high school, and graduation.” – Stephen Curry

49. “I’ve been blessed with talents to play this game and been put on a stage to impact a lot of people. I don’t want to take that for granted.” – Stephen Curry

50. “I like that Brita makes tap water taste good, so you don’t need to spend money or waste plastic with bottled water.” – Stephen Curry

51. “Everybody asks if putting is like shooting free throws. It has a very similar kind of mindset. And it’s just you, the ball, and the target.” – Stephen Curry

52. “The biggest thing is just routine. I think that’s the biggest correlation between golfers and basketball players.” – Stephen Curry

53. “Control your own destiny! Control your own destiny!” – Stephen Curry

54. “I know what I do for my team and what my teammates expect of me on both ends of the floor.” – Stephen Curry

55. “I have certain guys who I looked up to. Jordan, Kobe, those guys. Passing that on to doing my part to kind of keep that influence of basketball where it should be is kind of why I play the game.” – Stephen Curry

56. “I know the blessing of having a dad who played 16 years in the league. That experience, and seeing him as an example, let me know that it’s possible. It’s not easy, but it’s possible.” – Stephen Curry

57. “I wasn’t going to shy away from getting married when I did and having a baby young and starting a family, even with the job that I chose.” – Stephen Curry

58. “We have a great group of guys that really sacrifice every night, care about each other, and try to play the right away.” – Stephen Curry

59. “That summer after the draft was probably the most fun I’ve ever had, because all I had to do every day was wake up and go work out for four or five hours. I got to play some golf, which I love to do, too, and then got to hang out with my family.” – Stephen Curry

60. “Any East Coast road trip we have is very exciting, just being on the road, taking it all in.” – Stephen Curry

61. “I just feel so much more comfortable and confident every game I play.” – Stephen Curry

62. “Once it gets down to single-digit games, you know the season’s end is approaching, and we’re all pretty physically tired.” – Stephen Curry

63. “If you can’t move and talk to people that you see, it’s not really my scene.” – Stephen Curry

64. “Most home teams have chapels, so when I’m on the road I’ll probably go to their services.” – Stephen Curry

65. “I am not a BART regular but have taken it probably five times to and from the city with some of my teammates. Nice to just hop on the train and enjoy some of the views of the Bay Area while I’m out.” – Stephen Curry

66. “Recently partnered with Express Men as a brand ambassador, so my closet is full of the new fashion trends and styles that keep me fresh for games.” – Stephen Curry

67. “Back in Oakland, we have a lot of food in the locker room, but on the road, it’s mostly just fruit. So we have to prepare differently. But really, once you get to the gym, everything on the road is pretty much the same.” – Stephen Curry

68. “I had talked to a lot of people in Golden State’s front offices before the draft. They said they liked me, but they had a lot of guards, so I didn’t think that I would end up there.” – Stephen Curry

69. “Playing basketball all my life, I’ve collected a lot of different basketball shoes. It’s pretty much all I wear.” – Stephen Curry

70. “There are so many things we have to overcome in this life with Jesus, His work on the cross. He’s paid the ultimate price for us, so I’m proud to be a child of God.” – Stephen Curry

71.  “A wet spot on the floor kind of put a scare in myself, so you never know inside those lines what might happen.” – Stephen Curry

72. “I’m blessed to have such a tight-knit family that we can talk about anything. Whether we talk frequently or not, since we’re on separate ends of the country, there are a lot of moving parts, and we always stay tight and find that center ground that keeps us together.” – Stephen Curry

73. “I want people to understand they have to live their own lives the way they want to and not just do what we do.” – Stephen Curry

74. “We’re not going to go 82-0 and blow everybody out. We are going to be challenged.” – Stephen Curry

75. “I always have confidence, whether I miss four in a row or make four in a row, that the next one’s going in. To a coach, sometimes that might not make sense.” – Stephen Curry

76. “I never looked at my mantel and envisioned an MVP trophy sitting there. This is pretty crazy.” – Stephen Curry

77. “To be able to finish opportunities that I do get in the paint, that makes a difference.” – Stephen Curry

78. “Some of the stuff I do on the court is what most people think they can do.” – Stephen Curry

79. “Some of the stuff I do on the court is what most people think they can do.” – Stephen Curry

80. “Basketball is booming, and it’s not just an Under Armour standpoint: it’s about the game itself. Kids going out and playing and being inspired by what we do on the court.” – Stephen Curry

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