WATCH: This Pregame Handshake From Steph Curry Might Be the Cutest Thing on the Internet Today

Published 10/30/2021, 10:55 PM EDT
Sep 27, 2021; San Francisco, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) walks towards a photo station during Media Day at the Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports


The Golden State Warriors have started their 2021-22 campaign with a bang. If not for an OT loss against the Grizzlies, they would still be undefeated. A lot of credit for these victories go to Steph Curry and his continued excellence. But is it that the real source of energy behind Chef Curry’s prominence has more to do with the off-court activities?

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Well, if the hint is towards his family and kids, then yes. The Baby Faced Assassin is a family man and most of his off-season went on fam-time. And now, it’s his son who is still giving him that pregame energy to go nail it on the floor.

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Steph Curry and Canon giving major dad/son goals

Ahead of the Warriors’ game against the high-flying OKC (coming after victory over the Lakers), Steph Curry involved himself in a creative warm-up. He had Ayesha Curry and Canon W. Jack Curry to facilitate him to the tunnel entrance. 

There, as his mother watched, the 3-YO cutie in all the excitement gave Steph an acrobatic handshake. It was as if he was asking his 33-YO father to shoot logo threes with an advanced footwork and hand gesture. Take a look at this funny yet beautiful moment – 

Well, Canon is not new to gaining the internet’s attention. There are many YT videos that showcase his early love for basketball and inclination towards becoming the next big thing.

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The times when Canon proved he’s the future

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The Warriors fans won’t forget the time Ayesha Curry shot a clip where the little Canon was dancing and yelling, “Eurostep, Eurostep”. That was to support the GSW’s Damion Lee. And the other times, how he would try to dribble the Size 3 ball and then make a chest tap just like his father.

In fact, Canon does not even shy away from cheering for his uncle Seth Curry and the 76ers. This kid certainly has the basketball gene and he can make it into the league for all the early exposure from a shooting legend. At least that’s what happened with the father/son duo of Dell/Steph. 

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Do you also see Steph Curry raising an NBA Champion? Help us know in the comments section below.

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Sourabh Singh

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Sourabh Singh is an NBA sports analyst for EssentiallySports, who has been working with the site since May 2020. Prior to this, he functioned as Managing Editor at WittyFeed, followed by a stint at Decathlon. The Sports Management graduate leads an active lifestyle, veering to the mountains for off-trail adventures.

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