“Life is Good”: Stephen Curry on Considering Retirement from the NBA for Golf

Published 07/17/2023, 12:41 AM EDT

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Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry created a whirlwind in the sports world with his recent golf outing. While the 4x NBA Champion swung his golf club only for leisure, the recent on the course success prompted an NBA retirement question. Earlier, the media used to aim questions on pursuing golf after retirement, but now, they are asking if the Chef would retire immediately to pursue golf professionally. 

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During the 2023 NBA offseason, Steph was mostly seen on a golf course. He took part in several competitions with heavy media attention. The Baby-faced assassin has also been undertaking a golf tour for young boys and girls from underrepresented communities across the countries. This love for the sport is now posing the question on his career shift. 

Stephen Curry answers the million-dollar question

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Stephen Curry has been lately making waves in the golfing world with his participation in the American Century Champion tournament. Following his sensational swing, he went on to win the tournament on day 3. 

Curry won the tournament with 75 points, only two points ahead of Tennis star Aaron Rodgers. Steph expressed his excitement amid the cheers of ‘MVP’ from the crowd. Moreover, he answered the million dollar question about his retirement.

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When a reporter asked if he would consider retiring from the NBA and take up professional golfing, the room full of reporters burst into laughter. Steph replied, “Have y’all seen the CBA terms in NBA? Life is good in the league. I’ll be alright.”

The 2x NBA MVP took the question lightly and gave the reply with a smile on his face. 

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Despite Steph’s clarification on his retirement, an outstanding play from the superstar still spellbind the fans.

Steph’s swing lights up the sporting world

Even though Curry won the tournament, one particular swing has left fans in absolute shock. On Saturday, he pulled off a hole-in-one and ran across the golf course in excitement.

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The video immediately went viral and received appreciation from various sports stars like LeBron James, Andre Iguodala, Patrick Mahomes and many more via social media. 

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What do you make of Curry’s response to the retirement question? Do you think he should take up golf professionally after the NBA? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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Shahul Hameed is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports, where he brings his passion for sports and entertainment journalism to life. With a Master's Degree in journalism from a reputed institute and years of experience in the industry, Shahul always strives to provide insightful and astute coverage of the NBA to the fans. Shahul's love for sports writing dates back to his college days.
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