Stephen Curry talks about his interest in being part owner of Panthers
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry wants to be more than just a 3-point legend, an NBA champion, and one of the game’s greats. In fact, he wants to go beyond basketball and enter the world of professional football, not as a player but as a team owner.
Reports have it that the 29-year-old shooting sensation is interested in being a member-owner of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Initial reports burst into the scene after he responded to P. Diddy’s call for potential partners.
Speaking to reporters, Curry said he’s had discussions with multiple people on how he’s going to join the Panthers’ ownership group. He went on saying that he obviously has a day job.
“I’m a fan first and foremost and I’ve been a fan since I was, what, 7 when they showed up in Charlotte, so to be able to be a part of something that represents Charlotte so well in my hometown, I know a lot of the guys that play for the team and what they represent. … Mainly from it being the team that represents Charlotte on the national scale and something that I could plug into my hometown vibe is a huge part of it.”
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The son of former NBA star Dell Curry grew up in Charlotte, the same city where his dad played 11 seasons for the Charlotte Hornets. This is the reason why the Warriors star has a special connection with the city.
According to Forbes, Curry has more than $80 million in annual income, which is enough to buy in as a part owner of the Carolina Panthers.
With this, it’s pretty clear that Curry isn’t just a great baller. He’s also a business-minded person who wants to secure his family’s well-being for generations to come.