Top 99 Stephen Curry Quotes

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Stephen Curry is widely known as a professional American basketball player in American. He played for Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). At first, Stephen attracts everyone by playing an impressive game at Davidson College. He was then drafted by Golden State in 2009 and converted into a professional basketball player.

Moreover, he was honored as the Most Valuable Player, and he, along with the warriors, won the NBA championship in 2015. In 2016, Stephen got a chance to be renowned as the first person to be named MVP by a common vote in the NBA’s history and included in the list of 11 players to win NBA awards in a continuous year. Again in 2017 and 2018, he helped the Warriors to earn NBA title repeatedly. He has been the heartbeat of most the people. And hope you would love the following quotes by Stephen Curry.

Stephen Curry on field
Stephen Curry on the field

“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

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

“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

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“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

“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

“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

“With the NBA’s dress code, I had to revamp my wardrobe a little bit. They call it ‘business casual.’ You have to wear dress jeans or dress slacks, with a collared shirt or sweater. And you can’t wear athletic shoes.”― Stephen Curry

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

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

“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

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

“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

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

“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

Stephen Curry quote on bravery
Stephen Curry quote on bravery

“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

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

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

“All of us are in the same place, each with our own rooms, and we were allowed to do whatever we wanted. Which is totally different than college, where they manage your schedule for you. In the NBA, you’re on your own.”― Stephen Curry

“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

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“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

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

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

“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

“Water is my drink.”― Stephen Curry

“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

“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

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

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

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

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

“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

“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

“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

“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

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

“There’s a reason that I have confidence out there, and it’s about how I prepare for games and for series and seasons and whatnot, so we’ve got to stick with that kind of thought process.”― Stephen Curry

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

“I try to do the fancy things out there by going with both hands, making crossover moves, and having a certain creativity and flair to my game.”― Stephen Curry

“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

“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

Stephen Curry quote about confidence
Stephen Curry quote about confidence

“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

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

“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

“Control your own destiny! Control your own destiny!”― Stephen Curry

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

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

“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

“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

“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

“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

Stephen Curry with his family
Stephen Curry with his family

“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

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

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

“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

“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

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

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

“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

“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

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

“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

“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

“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

“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

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“When I moved out, my mom and dad came to help me get settled into my apartment – a place I ultimately got hooked up with in Coach Nelson’s building. We had to figure out how to get all my shoes over here. That was a little stressful.”― Stephen Curry

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

“In college, a loss is pretty devastating. That feeling kind of goes away in an 82-game season. You hate to lose, but you also have a lot more games to make up for it.”― Stephen Curry

“I have allergies, and I’ve had my share of nosebleeds, but that’s usually related to pollen.”― Stephen Curry

“We knew sports was important to us and our family, but there are priorities in life.Obviously, faith is foremost; how we did in school is important. If we didn’t handle that business then there were no privileges.”― Stephen Curry

“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

“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

“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

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

“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

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

“FaceTime helps me a lot. I feel like I’m at home even though I’m not.”― Stephen Curry

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

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

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

“The way I try to represent my family and coaches, I think all are characteristics the league aspires to portray. That’s just who I am.”― Stephen Curry

“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

“In the NBA, you’re never immune to rumors and trade rumors and free agency stuff.”― Stephen Curry

“My dad has kind of been the standard for me, he played 16 years in the league, and since I’ve been in the league, every year that I go through and deal with the scratches, the bumps and bruises, just the grind that it is to go through one NBA season.”― Stephen Curry

“I won’t have to do any major changes to continue my career a long way, hopefully. Just hopefully stay healthy and be able to help a team out as I go through and still play at a pretty high level.”― Stephen Curry

“The more minutes you play and the more grind and physical play you endure through the course of a season, you have to re-charge and get your body right for the next season. Be in that weight room and conditioning and that kind of deal.”― Stephen Curry

“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

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

“People have told me, ‘You shouldn’t bring your daughter onto the podium, ’cause it’s the workplace,’ and things like that. But I’m not gonna really listen to that. I’m gonna do what I think is fun for me and my family, and everything’ll be all right.”― Stephen Curry

“Obviously everybody, if you’re playing in the league, you’ve got to have somewhat of an ego about how you play the game.”― Stephen Curry

“A lot of guys are able to separate how they act off the court versus how they act on the court.”― Stephen Curry

“I hope to play until I’m, like, 38 or something, and that’s a lot of years in the game and a lot of travel and a lot of sacrifice on my family’s part.”― Stephen Curry

“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

“Hopefully I won’t be the last big splash at Under Armour.”― Stephen Curry

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“To win MVP was a dream come true for sure, but there are guys who have done this multiple times.”― Stephen Curry

“I struggle off the tee. If I can hit my driver straight, then I’m usually playing well.”― Stephen Curry

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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