Mother Sonya Addresses Ugly Rumors About Marriage That Dragged Son Stephen Curry Into Headlines

Published 05/10/2022, 1:30 PM EDT

Stephen Wardell Curry is one of the most liked players of this generation. The Warriors legend is always smiling and has a calming presence on his team. Steph Curry has also stayed away from controversies throughout his playing career. He also plays within the rules on the court. But sometimes, even if you don’t do anything, rumors come around to haunt you.

In a recent interview. Steph’s mother, Sonya Curry, talked about going through a divorce with Steph’s father Wardell, and the effect it had on their three children and specifically Steph. Sonya Curry talked about how “To feel like you cause other people pain in any situation is difficult.

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When asked about how she reacted to things being floated around in the news, she said “Well I start with raising the children that we woulnd’t purchase newspaper when Dell was playing because of that …..One Day They Love You and One Day They’re Tearing You Down criticizing you “.

You can see her interview with Tamron Hall below –

Steph’s quest for greatness

Steph, when he came into the league, was looked at as a small-sized guard. But then he proceeded to be the greatest shooter the game of basketball had ever seen. Along with Klay Thompson, they made one of the greatest ever backcourt pairings and certainly the greatest shooting backcourt ever.

Starting from 2013 to 14, Steph and the Warriors became a modern-day dynasty. Steph won two consecutive NBA MVP awards in 2014-15 and 2015-16. And in 2015-16 he became the league’s first-ever unanimous league MVP.

May 3, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) battles for a loose ball with Memphis Grizzlies guard De’Anthony Melton (0) and guard Ja Morant (12) during the second half in game two of the second round for the 2022 NBA playoffs at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Along with the core of Steph, Klay, and Draymond, they won the 2015 NBA Championship. But in 2015-16 they squandered a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals to the LeBron James led Cleveland Cavaliers. Then they went and signed Kevin Durant, which was the catalyst for them winning two consecutive championships in 2016-17 and 2017-18.

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After going through some bad injury luck, they are once again amid playoff contention. They have a 2-1 lead against the Memphis Grizzlies with game four later today. If Steph wins another championship, he will have made his mark in the game of basketball.

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Nirjhar Sharma

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Nirjhar Sharma is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a sports enthusiast who follows all major sports and has been watching the NBA for the past 7 years now. A firm believer in the 'Greek Freak' being the best player in the league right now, he believes that the Bucks are primed for another championship run unless the injury bug bites them.

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