Stephen Curry is in the midst of a tremendous season with the Golden State Warriors.
Over his last five games he has put up: 49 points on 10 threes, 47 points on 11 threes, 33 points on 4 threes, 42 points on 11 threes, and 53 points on 10 threes.
In the process, Curry has officially become the NBA’s leading scorer.
While his play is unquestionably tremendous, an interesting subplot that some have been paying attention to this season is Curry’s lingering contract status. He is set to become a free agent in 2022.
Thus far, neither he nor the Warriors have really offered much insight into where negotiations are going.
That said, during a recent interview with ESPN, Curry expressed his desire to remain with Golden State long-term.
“It’s always been a priority [to stay with the Warriors]. … You never know what can happen, obviously. But I feel like that’s always been something that would mean so much to me.”— Steph Curry on his future
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— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 16, 2021
“It’s always been a priority [to stay with the Warriors]. … You never know what can happen, obviously. But I feel like that’s always been something that would mean so much to me,” he said.
Curry’s most recent comments on this topic reaffirm what a lot of people believed when he didn’t re-sign with Golden State this past offseason.
While LeBron James is undeniably working hard to get Curry to the Los Angeles Lakers, and Golden State’s front office is actively watching potential inroads, Curry’s heart remains with the Warriors.
— Game 7 (@game7__) April 19, 2021
Barring something totally insane happening, the 33-year-old will likely play out the duration of his career with the same team.
And frankly, true NBA fans wouldn’t want it any other way.
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