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Seth Curry
PG/SG - 6'1, 185lbs - 32 years old - 9 years of NBA experience
Free agent - Acquired via trade in February 2022
  • Birthdate: 08/23/1990
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2013
  • Pre-draft team: Duke
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: Alex Saratsis/Jeff Austin (Octagon)
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
23rd August, 2013NBASigned a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Golden State.
25th October, 2013NBAWaived by Golden State.
1st November, 2013D-LeagueDesignated as an allocated player by Santa Cruz Warriors.
24th December, 2013NBASigned an unguaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2015 with Memphis.
5th January, 2014NBAWaived by Memphis.
9th January, 2014D-LeagueRe-acquired by Santa Cruz Warriors.
21st March, 2014NBASigned a 10 day contract with Cleveland.
31st March, 2014D-LeagueRe-acquired by Santa Cruz Warriors.
29th September, 2014NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
6th October, 2014D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Santa Cruz Warriors.
7th October, 2014D-LeagueReturning player rights traded by Santa Cruz Warriors to Erie BayHawks in exchange the returning player rights to Scott Suggs and a 2015 first round pick.
25th October, 2014NBAWaived by Orlando.
11th March, 2015NBASigned a 10 day contract with Phoenix.
21st March, 2015D-LeagueRe-acquired by Erie BayHawks.
22nd July, 2015NBASigned a guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Sacramento. Included player option for 2016/17.
22nd April, 2016NBADeclined 2016/17 player option.
15th July, 2016NBASigned a two year, $5,926,410 contract with Dallas.
6th July, 2018NBASigned a one year, $2.795 million contract with Portland.
Career Moves
2008 - 2009Liberty (NCAA)
2009 - 2013Duke (NCAA)
August 2013 - October 2013Golden State Warriors (NBA)
November 2013 - December 2013Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
December 2013 - January 2014Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
January 2014 - March 2014Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
March 2014Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
March 2014 - June 2014Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
July 2014Orlando Magic (Summer League)
July 2014Phoenix Suns (Summer League)
September 2014 - October 2014Orlando Magic (NBA)
October 2014 - March 2015Erie BayHawks (D-League)
March 2015Phoenix Suns (NBA)
March 2015 - June 2015Erie BayHawks (D-League)
July 2015New Orleans Pelicans (Summer League)
July 2015 - June 2016Sacramento Kings (NBA)
July 2016 - June 2018Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
July 2018 - presentPortland Trail Blazers (NBA)
Articles about Seth Curry

June 29, 2018

Seth Curry
SG - 6’2, 185lbs - 27 years old - 5 years of experience

Unfortunately, Curry missed the season due to a stress fracture in his leg. This in turn lost the momentum he had coming into the season after a career-best campaign in 2016/17.

In that campaign, Curry sought to throw off the only-a-shooter label that had been carried around with him in his career to date. It is still true to say that the jump shot is the only obvious plus-NBA skill he brings to the table, which is fine considering it is arguably the most important one a 6’2 guard can bring. Nevertheless, in 2016/17, Curry showed a bit more than that.

He showed he can defend adequately. Even if small and not exerting a huge amount of ball pressure, Curry took a fair amount of charges, showed quick hands and played the passing lanes well, making an impact on the end it was assumed that he never would. He also took on more of a responsibility as a ball handler, and while he does not have the dynamism, flair and ability to penetrate and kick like J.J. Barea does, he was at least stable in the role.

How does all this bode well for the future? Hard to tell. The injury should heal with no repercussions, yet Curry now enters his prime years without a contract or any sort of free agency momentum. Either way, though, as much as Dallas are (or should) be planning talent upgrades and need to move away from the plethora of small guards, they should explore the idea of bringing Curry back. He looked good there for a while.

Player Plan: Entering unrestricted free agency. A good second half in 2016/17 followed by a total absence of 2017/18 makes it hard to gauge what would be a fair price. $5 million, maybe?

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June 29, 2017

Seth Curry
PG/SG, 6’2, 185lbs, 26 years old, 4 years of experience

Very one dimensional, but it’s quite the dimension. In far bigger minutes and on far bigger volume than ever before, Curry shot 42.5% from three, and 48.1% overall, Tries on defence, gives up a fair few, but is al-ways going to earn them back when shooting that well and has made himself into an NBA rotation player. And, for at least 12 more months, a Maverick.

Player Plan: One year at $3,028,410 remaining, which represents very good value. It will get expensive after that, however.

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July 4, 2014

Seth Curry - Steph's brother had multiple NBA looks last season, including one game each with both the Grizzlies and the Cavaliers. Reportedly, he turned down the contract Scotty Hopson later mistakenly received - either Cleveland didn't offer him the same deal that Hopson eventually got and that information was wrong, or Curry made a grave error. Between NBA contracts, Curry spent the season with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the D-League and averaged 20.4 points and 5.7 assists in 45 games, shooting 37.8% from three point range. He certainly plays like big bro. But he has not that talent level. Given the opportunity in the D-League to show he was more than just the shooter he had been at Duke, Curry did so, but he still nevertheless showed he was mostly just a shooter. And at his height, he's going to have to be an even better one to make it.

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January 3, 2014

Memphis - James Johnson and Seth Curry: Johnson has been Memphis's best small forward in his short spell with them thus far this season, and while this is an indictment of his competition, he has also been a genuine breath of fresh air. Curry, meanwhile, has yet to play since his midseason call-up, and although he was in the midst of proving he was an NBA calibre point guard during his short D-League stay, there is a good chance he is waived to save money, albeit potentially subsequently re-signed.

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December 10, 2013

Seth Curry - Stephen's brother was an unpopular cut by the Golden State Warriors at the end of camp, and joined their namesake D-League affiliate Santa Cruz Warriors immediately afterwards. Needing to prove he is more than an off-ball scorer, Curry is off to a strong start, averaging 19.8 points and 7.7 assists.

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