Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - The Golden State Warriors have signed guard
Stephen Curry to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced on
The four-year deal is reportedly worth $44 million.
Curry averaged 14.7 points, 5.3 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 26 games last
season. He missed 40 games due to a right ankle injury, which he had surgery
on in April.
"This is an exciting day for the Warriors and our fans and it certainly
exemplifies the commitment of Joe Lacob and Peter Guber," said Warriors
general manager Bob Myers. "We're extremely pleased that we have reached an
agreement that will enable Stephen to remain a vital part of our team long
term. His contributions over the last three years, both on the floor and in
the community, have been invaluable to our organization. We certainly expect
him to be an integral part of our future success as he continues to evolve as
a player in all facets of the game."
The Davidson product has appeared in 180 regular-season games with the
Warriors over the past three seasons, posting career averages of 17.5 points,
4.1 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.7 steals in 34.0 minutes per contest.
The sharp-shooting guard enters the 2012-13 season as the only player in NBA
history with career shooting percentages of at least .470 from the field, .440
from long range and .900 from the foul line, and joins Steve Kerr as the only
players in league annals to shoot at least .460 from the field, .430 from
three-point range and .800 from the charity stripe in three consecutive
"I'm really excited about the future of this organization, the commitment of
our ownership group and the fact that I will have the opportunity to spend the
next several years of my career in this environment," said Curry. "I have
complete confidence that we are on course to build something special and that
was certainly one of the primary reasons I was intent - and hopeful - on
remaining a part of this organization long term. In my estimation, we have the
greatest fans in the NBA and I look forward to their continued support and
further establishing myself in the Bay Area community in the years to come."
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