Stephen Curry is Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the year

Stephen Curry just added Sports Illustrated's Sports Person Of The Year to his resume and Andre Iguodala is impressed.

Stephen Curry in a file photo (Image credits: Twitter/NBA)
By Shrey Gupta | Dec 8, 2022 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Stephen Curry had one of those seasons for the books last year. He won the Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP and the first-ever Magic Johnson Western Conference Finals MVP. He also took home a fourth NBA title to add to his silverware. Later in the off-season, He won NBA player of the year and several other ESPY awards. Recently, Stephen Curry has been named Sports Illustrated’s Sports Person of the year. This is the second time Curry has been given the honor. In 2018, Curry and the entire Warriors team received the award 2018 after winning three championships in four years. LeBron James, Tiger Woods, and Tom Brady are the only other athletes who have won the award more than once. 

Sports Illustrated gives an insight into Stephen Curry and his nomination

Curry is one of the pioneers in the NBA world. In the 2021-22 season, he took his resume to a level no one anticipated could be possible. He won his fourth NBA championship in eight years. The Golden State Warriors have been to the NBA finals six times in eight years. Curry also surpassed Ray Allen for the most threes made in all time. He did this with 521 games in hand. In addition, Curry won his first ever and the first ever Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award.

Although his resume is off the charts, there were several things that played a role in his nomination. SI said,” He graduated from Davidson 13 years after he left for the NBA following his junior season. He expanded his charitable reach: Since 2019, the Eat. Learn. Play. The Foundation he and Ayesha founded has served more than 25 million meals to food-insecure children, spent $2.5 million on literacy-focused grants, and distributed 500,000 books, according to Curry’s representatives. He has also provided seed funding for men’s and women’s golf teams at Howard University, a historically Black school, and started the Underrated Golf Tour, a junior circuit designed to make the game more inclusive. He is co-chair of Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote initiative. And now we name him Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year.” Stephen Curry is truly an inspiration for everyone in the basketball world.

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Andre Iguodala congratulates Curry on his latest announcement

Winning Sportsperson of the year two times in four years is quite the achievement. Only Tom Brady, Lebron James, and Michael Jordan have won the prestigious award more than once. This puts Stephen Curry in the most exclusive club of athletes. Curry’s longtime teammate Andre Iguodala wished him this achievement. He took to Twitter and said,” Keep racking ’em up 30!” Andre Iguodala has won four NBA titles with the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry. He was elated when Curry announced his big achievement.    

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