Dell Curry

Dell Curry

Born: June 25th, 1964

Height: 6'5" Weight: 205 lbs.

Birthplace: Harrisonburg, VA

High School: Fort Defiance

College: Virginia Tech

Pro Basketball Career

1999 - 2002

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Guard

Toronto Raptors

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1998 - 1999

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Guard

Milwaukee Bucks

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1988 - 1998

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Guard

Charlotte Hornets

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1987 - 1988

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Cleveland Cavaliers

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1986 - 1987

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Utah Jazz

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Baseball Career

1985 - 1985

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Pitcher

Virginia Tech

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Curry posted a 6-1pitching record with a 3.81 ERA for the Hokies in 1985 that included wins over Florida State and South Carolina. During that season he was selected to the Metro All-Tournament team.

Men's College Basketball Career

1982 - 1986

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Guard

Virginia Tech

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An All-American guard who helped Virginia Tech to four postseason tournaments. Curry was a three-time All-Metro Conference choice for the Hokies and was named the Metro's Player of the Year in 1986 after leading the league with a 24.1 scoring average. He finished his Tech career with 2,389 points, which was a school record at the time. Curry earned first-team All-America honors from The Basketball News, second-team recognition from The Associated Press and the Basketball Writers of America, and third-team honors from United Press International and the Helms Foundation.

Career Events

Jun 23, 1988

Selected by Charlotte Hornets in 1988 Expansion Draft

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An All-American guard who helped Virginia Tech to four postseason tournaments. Curry was a three-time All-Metro Conference choice for the Hokies and was named the Metro's Player of the Year in 1986 after leading the league with a 24.1 scoring average. He finished his Tech career with 2,389 points, which was a school record at the time. Curry earned first-team All-America honors from The Basketball News, second-team recognition from The Associated Press and the Basketball Writers of America, and third-team honors from United Press International and the Helms Foundation.

Oct 8, 1987

Traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers

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The Utah Jazz traded Dell Curry, Kent Benson, and second round draft considerations to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Darryl Dawkins, Mel Turpin, and second round draft considerations.

Oct 3, 1986

Signed first NBA contract

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Signed a 4-year contract for a reported $1.1 million (plus incentives).

Jun 17, 1986

Drafted by the Utah Jazz

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Drafted by the Utah Jazz in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1986 NBA Draft.

Mar 1, 1986

Jersey retired by Virginia Tech

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Became the first Virginia Tech basketball player ever to have his jersey retired when the university honored him in a ceremony before his last home game.

Jun 8, 1985

Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles

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Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 14th round (359th pick) of the 1985 amateur draft.

Outstanding Performances

Nov 2, 1996

Scores a career-high 38 points

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In the first game of the 1996-97 season, Dell Curry scorched the Toronto Raptors for a career-high 38 points going 15 for 23 from the field including six three pointers.

The Hornets went on to defeat the Raptors 109-98.

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