Stephen Curry Once Picked Teammate as His Daughter’s Godfather, but It’s Not Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson or Draymond Green

Published 09/20/2022, 9:00 PM EDT
WESTWOOD, CA – JULY 16: NBA player Stephen Curry and daughter Riley Curry attend the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on July 16, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is a phenomenon in all senses. Apart from his basketball prowess, people love him for the person that he is. Curry is usually one of the calmest players on the court and this applies to his life outside the basketball court as well.

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In fact, Curry is a family man and a business genius. He has three kids and his eldest daughter, Riley, has a special godfather. While many expect Riley’s godfather to be some NBA superstar like Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, or Draymond Green, the reality is quite different.

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Bryant Barr, Curry’s teammate from Davidson College is Riley’s godfather. Apart from being teammates at Davidson College, Bryant and Curry shared the same room and developed a special bond.

Talking about Curry, Barr once said, “He looks like a normal guy out there with all these athletic freaks of nature.” Moreover, Barr is also involved in some of Curry’s business deals.

Barr has helped Stephen Curry in his off-court activities

Like many other NBA athletes, Stephen Curry also has his own brand. It is called SC30 and Bryant Barr serves as the president of the company. 

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According to the official website, the company aims to create meaningful, immediate, and long-lasting change in the world through the brand. Thanks to impressive business ventures such as these, Steph Curry has one of the highest net worths in the NBA. He has a net worth of around $160 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Recently, the four-time NBA champion was reported to nearing a blockbuster deal with Under Armour. The deal will ensure him a billion dollars in the future.

Jun 2, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts during warm ups before game one of the 2022 NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors star has been the face of Under Armour for quite some time now and it seems it will stay the same for the years to come. According to reports, Steph will ink a lifetime contract with the brand which will earn him more than $1 Billion.

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Abhinava Ghosh

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Abhinava is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass Communication. Abhinava has been following NBA for the past 6 years and is a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry.

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