Golden State Warriors sign first round draft pick Stephen CurryPosted by Inside Hoops
The Golden State Warriors have signed Stephen Curry, whom the club selected with the seventh overall selection in last month’s NBA Draft, to a contract, the team announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
Curry, 21, was an early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft after playing three seasons at Davidson. As a junior last season, he was a consensus All-America selection after leading the nation in scoring with 28.6 points per game to go along with 4.4 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 2.53 steals in 34 games. Curry appeared in 104 collegiate games during his career, averaging 25.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.13 steals, while shooting 46.7% (871-1866 FG) from the field, 41.2% (414-1004 3FG) from long range and 87.6% (479-547 FT) from the free throw line.
A 6-3 guard, Curry will begin his professional career this week as a member of the Warriors’ summer league squad at the 2009 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.