A lot more than 13 years after leaving Davidson College for the NBA, Stephen Curry returned Wednesday for his graduation ceremony:
The Golden State Warriors star was also inducted in to the NEW YORK school’s Athletics Hall of Fame and had his jersey retired:
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Curry completed his bachelor’s degree in-may, but he missed the school’s graduation ceremony due to the NBA playoffs, in accordance with Kendra Andrews of ESPN.
The ceremony Wednesday was well-attended by Curry’s family and several adoring fans:
Curry spent 3 years at Davidson, notably leading the Wildcats to a near upset of eventual national champion Kansas in the Elite Eight in 2008.
Though he left school with out a degree sufficient reason for twelve months of eligibility remaining, he probably made a good choice. His professional career includes four NBA titles, two MVP awards, eight All-Star selections and almost $255 million in earnings.
The 34-year-old still found time and energy to complete his degree in sociology before winning Finals MVP.