Former Duke guard Seth Curry recently appeared on FOX Sport’s ‘In the Zone’ podcast after a career season with the Dallas Mavericks.
After almost not making it to the NBA, former Blue Devil Seth Curry is quickly becoming a rising star in the league. He recently appeared on In the Zone with Chris Broussard for Fox Sports to discuss a wide variety of basketball topics.
Curry was an All-ACC and All-American guard at Duke, compiling 1394 career points for the Blue Devils. He was a prolific shooter, making 42% of his threes, 46.2% overall, and 82.5% of his free throws. Despite many accolades, the 6-2 guard was undrafted after graduating from Duke in 2013 due to injuries and joined the NBA D-League.
Seth Curry is known for being the younger brother of NBA star Steph Curry and son of former NBA All-Star Dell Curry, but is starting to make a name for himself. Curry starred in the D-League, and while he received numerous call-ups he was unable to stick with a team. He’s played with seven teams in four years until finally signing a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks, which has been described as a “homerun” signing.
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The former Duke guard has quickly improved from a role player to an NBA starter. He notes in the interview that despite short term stints with teams and being cut, he was “always confident” in himself and his abilities to be able to play at a high level. This season Dallas gave him an opportunity to show he can excel consistently, and he responded with a career year averaging 12.8 points, 2.7 assists, and 2.5 rebounds in 29 minutes per game and 42 starts. He even shot a higher percentage from the floor (48.1%) and from beyond the arc (42.5%) than his MVP brother Steph (46.8% FG, 41.1% 3PT), which gives him bragging rights between the two siblings.
The interview goes into a lot of interesting topics, including if the Curry’s could beat other NBA siblings in 2-on-2 matchups, being overlooked coming out of Duke, whether he prefers playing point guard or shooting guard, NBA teams tanking, growing up with his brother and around the NBA with his father, his favorite basketball players, the NBA Finals, and more.
He also touches on Duke, discussing the upcoming NBA Draft and scouting Jayson Tatum as well as the Grayson Allen drama. For the future, Seth believes he can “absolutely” become as good as his older brother Steph Curry, who is an All-Star, two-time MVP, and NBA champion.
Seth Curry is quickly becoming a star in the NBA, and will look to continue improving in the offseason to prepare for next year. We’re looking forward to see the former Duke guard return to the court in the fall and see what the future holds after a career-best season.