28th Feb2020

The Best Steph Curry Quotes

by James Smith

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If you are a fan of basketball, you will know all about Stephen Curry. Even if you don’t watch the sport, you have probably heard of his name! After all, he is one of the most famous sports stars on the planet at the moment. He currently plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Golden State Warriors. Aged 31, he has won three NBA championships and been named the MVP, Most Valuable Player in the NBA, twice. A man that has achieved such great success in his career definitely has a lot of great wisdom to share with us all, and we are going to delve into this in more detail below by looking at some of his most famous quotes.

“What I tell people is be the best version of yourself in anything that you do. You don’t have to live anybody else’s story.”

Well, when you’re as great as Stephen Curry, it can be easy to tell everyone to be their best too, however, we certainly think that this is an excellent piece of advice that everyone should try to follow. After all, all you can try to be is the greatest version of you!

“Everything happens for a reason, and everything has a story, and if you take time to realize what your dream is and what you really want in life… whether it’s sports, whether it’s in other fields, you have to realize that there’s always work to do.”

Nothing worth having comes easy in life, right? It is all about hard work!

“You obviously have your routines that you rely on, then you go out and play and have fun. For us in basketball, we have a seven-game series, so you have time to adjust if you need to. It’s a fun experience to go through, and one that I’ll remember for a long time.”

There are some great quotes from Steph Curry about basketball, which give us a great insight into what it is like to be involved in the sport at such a high level.

“I do a little sign on the court every time I make a shot or a good pass and I pound my chest and point to the sky – it symbolizes that I have a heart for God. It’s something that my mom and I came up with in college and I do it every time I step on the floor as a reminder of who I’m playing for.”

If you have ever watched basketball and you’ve wondered what this is all about, now you know! Steph Curry is certainly a man of faith.

“Doesn’t matter where you come from, what you have or don’t have… All you need to have is faith in God, and undying passion for what you do, what you choose to do in this life, and a relentless drive and the will to do whatever it takes to be successful at whatever you put your mind to.”

Another quote that shows his strong faith in God.

“If you’re not prepared to give some truly independent thought to what this world is all about, then what is the point of being alive?”

A philosophical thought to say the least!

“Success is not an accident, success is actually a choice.”

This quote gives you an insight into the mentality of Steph Curry. It is those sorts of quotes that show how the best of the best make it in the world of sports by having a strong frame of mind.

“Being a superstar means you’ve reached your potential, and I don’t think I’ve reached my potential as a basketball player and as a leader yet.”

Most people would say that Steph Curry is at the pinnacle of the sport, yet he believes that he still has more to give. This is the mindset of a true champ; they always strive to achieve better.

“When it comes to basketball, I was always the smallest kid on my team. I had a terrible, ugly, catapult shot from the time I was 14 because I wasn’t strong enough to shoot over my head, and I had to reconstruct that over the summer and it was the worst three months of my life. You’d think there are no hurdles or obstacles that I had to overcome, but even when I got to high school I wasn’t ranked.”

We often have a tendency to assume that those who have reached the very top in their sport were ‘born with it’ and that they did not have to work hard in order to get to where they are at. Curry is revealing to us that this could not be further from the truth, inspiring us all to achieve our goals!

“The more years I go, the more experience I have, the more that nutrition and eating the right foods is important for recovery and things like that.”

In this quote, Steph Curry gives us an insight into how important it is to look after ourselves if we are to achieve our goals in sport.

“Every step of the way I think you learn something that makes you a better player and all those lessons really come out when it matters the most in a championship.”

While Steph is clearly referring to basketball here, we can use this viewpoint in all works of life. No matter your career, learning every step of the way is the key to success.

“I love playing basketball; there’s no doubt about it. It’s something I’ve been doing since — what, mom and dad, two? With Fisher-Price goals. My grandma’s here; we were talking about it yesterday. She used to be my commentator. She used to be Bob Fitzgerald for me counting down the scores. I hit a game-winning shot or whatever, and I’d stumble over and give her a high five, stuff like that.”

A glimpse into what life was like for little Steph Curry; the boy who never knew he was going to go onto be one basketball’s greats.

“I’ve never been afraid of big moments. I get butterflies. I get nervous and anxious, but I think those are all good signs that I’m ready for the moment.”

A lot of great sportsmen and women say that they view nerves as a good thing, and Steph Curry certainly falls into this category. If you have ever wondered how people like this deal with those big moments, now you know!

“Kids put life into perspective. I never have a bad day. Life happens and you get bad news sometimes, or things don’t go your way at work – for me that might mean I lose a game or not play well – but that doesn’t affect my mood from day-to-day. I love going home and seeing the smiles on my daughters’ faces being happy to see me, and that makes everything all right.”

Not only is Steph Curry an incredible basketball player but he is also a great father. He highlights just how important his home life is.

“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.”

Another quote from the basketball star that puts life into perspective.

“Make sure you live in the moment and work your butt off every single day, and I hope I inspire people all around the world to just be themselves, be humble and be grateful for all the blessings in your life.”

Well, we couldn’t agree more with this one!

“My wife would probably say I’m the messiest person in the history of husbands.”

Finally, a quote that proves he is human!

“Success comes after you conquer your biggest obstacles and hurdles.”

We’re sure that this is what true success feels like. Once you have overcome something huge, that’s success. It is not supposed to be an easy road; it’s meant to be a challenging one, and this is something that Steph Curry draws attention to in this quote.

“It’s all about winning. Stats really don’t matter, I mean, guys have great series and all that, and people take notice and take their place in history with those stats and all that stuff. But at the end of the day, it’s all about winning and what you can do to help your team get to that point.”

And that, my friends, is the mindset of a true winner.

So there you have it: some of the most famous quotes from Steph Curry. We hope that you have found some snippets of information above that will be able to inspire you, no matter whether you are an athlete or you have followed a different path in life.
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