Stephen Curry: Warriors Star Opens Up on Getting 9th All Star Selection

Stephen Curry: Warriors Star Opens Up on Getting 9th All Star Selection

  • Stephen Curry has said it is an honor to be named to the 2023 NBA All-Star Game
  • Curry will be making his 9th All-Star appearance in February
  • The 34-year-old has been a starter every time he's been named to the All-Star game

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was named to the All-Star team. With his latest honor, Curry has now been named a starter every time he has made the All-Star team.

It is another milestone in his hugely successful 14-year career. He said it was an honor to be selected again, thanking everyone that voted for him. He said he won't take it for granted.

Stephen Curry, 2022 NBA All-Star, Golden State Warriors, 2023 NBA All-Star
Stephen Curry won the 2022 NBA All-Star MVP last season. Photos by Emilee Chinn and Tim Nwachukwu.
Source: Getty Images

The 34-year-old is playing at an incredibly high level this season. The four-time NBA champion has now passed Rick Barry for the second most in franchise history, behind Hall of Famer Paul Arizin.

Curry's six-straight All-Star appearances was halted in the 2019/2020 season when he played just five games before he fractured his hand. Since returning from that injury, he has played in three straight All-Star games.

Exciting feature: Check out news exactly for YOU ➡️ click on "Recommended for you" and enjoy!

Curry reacts to All-Star selection

Curry is looking to lead the Warriors to another NBA title this season although their campaign isn't going how they would expect. They are 25-24 and sit 7th in the Western Conference.

"It's been an amazing run. Getting to represent the team at the All-Star gamer is something you never ever take for granted...It's an honor to keep doing it these many years, it's been awesome hopefully, there's more in the future."

He won the 2022 All-Star Game MVP when he scored 50 points and made a record 16 3-pointers, per NBC Sports.

This year's event will be played at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 19th. Captains Giannis Antetokounmpo and James will pick their rosters before the event begins.

Curry's night-night' celebration

Sports Brief earlier reported on young Warriors fans doing the now famous night celebration after Curry hit a ridiculous long-range three-pointer.

He received a pass from Donte DiVincenzo, and moved past the screen before firing an incredible three-pointer to give the Warriors a 117-108 lead with 3:34 left in the fourth quarter.

The camera then panned to the crowd, which was going wild. It spotted two young fans doing the now-popular celebration.

Source: Sports Brief News