Stephen Curry is moving on up

After taking weeks to make a decision, Davidson junior guard Stephen Curry announced earlier today that he will enter into June’s NBA Draft. Curry also hired an agent.

The sharp shooter averaged 28.6 points per game in the 2008-09 season and has increased his scoring average in each of his 3 seasons as a collegiate player. After leading his team to the Elite 8 in 2008’s NCAA Tournament, Davidson failed to make the field of 65 in 2009.

Curry is 6’3, but has a small frame and he’ll have to endure serious strength training to be effective at the next level. More than likely, he’ll play the point guard position in the pros, perhaps the most difficult position for a rookie.

Stephen is the son of retired NBA shooter Dell Curry, who played 16 years in the league and works for the Charlotte Bobcats. His younger brother, Seth, led all freshmen in scoring this past season averaging 20 ppg and has transferred from Liberty University to Duke.

Other notable draft announcements: North Carolina guards Ty Lawson and Wayne Ellington are expected to officially enter their names for the NBA Draft at a press conference that will be held later today at 2:30e in Chapel Hill.

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