Motivational Stephen Curry Quotes About Success
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44 inspirational Stephen Curry Quotes On Success and Basketball

Stephen Curry is a professional NBA player, currently playing as Point Guard for the Golden State Warriors. He’s considered to be one of the best shooters in NBA history. This article is dedicated to the most motivational Stephen Curry quotes on basketball and success, Let these inspirational and motivational quotes help you reach new heights.

44 Motivational Stephen Curry Quotes

1. “When it comes to basketball, I was always the smallest kid on my team. I had a terrible, ugly, catapult shot from the time I was 14 because I wasn’t strong enough to shoot over my head, and I had to reconstruct that over the summer and it was the worst three months of my life. You’d think there are no hurdles or obstacles that I had to overcome, but even when I got to high school I wasn’t ranked. I wasn’t ranked. I wasn’t highly touted as a high school prospect. I had nobody really running, knocking on my door saying Please, please, please come play for our school.”

2. “I try to make it look easy, but the behind-the-scenes stuff is the challenge.”

3. “I always have an optimistic view, no matter what it is.”

4. “Kids put life into perspective. I never have a bad day. Life happens and you get bad news sometimes, or things don’t go your way at work – for me that might mean I lose a game or not play well – but that doesn’t affect my mood from day today. I love going home and seeing the smiles on my daughters’ faces being happy to see me, and that makes everything all right.”

5. “I can do all things.”

6. “I can get better. I haven’t reached my ceiling yet on how well I can shoot the basketball.”

7. “I’ve never been afraid of big moments. I get butterflies. I get nervous and anxious, but I think those are all good signs that I’m ready for the moment.”

8. “Success is born out of faith, an undying passion, and a relentless drive.”

9. “I do a little sign on the court every time I make a shot or a good pass and I pound my chest and point to the sky – it symbolizes that I have a heart for God. It’s something that my mom and I came up with in college and I do it every time I step on the floor as a reminder of who I’m playing for.”

10. “I love playing basketball; there’s no doubt about it. It’s something I’ve been doing since — what, mom and dad, two? With Fisher-Price goals. My grandma’s here; we were talking about it yesterday. She used to be my commentator. She used to be Bob Fitzgerald for me counting down the scores. I hit a game-winning shot or whatever, and I’d stumble over and give her a high five, stuff like that.”

11. “Play like you’re in first. Train like you’re in second.”

12. “I’m not the guy who’s afraid of failure. I like to take risks, take the big shot and all that.”

13. “We overload in our workouts so that the game slows down in real life. It helps you become a smarter basketball player.”

14. “Make sure you live in the moment and work your butt off every single day, and I hope I inspire people all around the world to just be themselves. Be humble, and be grateful for all the blessings in your life.”

15. “It’s all about winning. Stats really don’t matter, I mean, guys have great series and all that, and people take notice and take their place in history with those stats and all that stuff. But at the end of the day, it’s all about winning and what you can do to help your team get to that point.”

16. “There’s more to life than basketball. The most important thing is your family and taking care of each other and loving each other no matter what.”

17. “I know I have a place in Heaven waiting for me because of Him, and that’s something no earthly prize or trophy could ever top.”

18. “Sometimes people make it seem like you have to have certain prerequisites or a crazy life story in order to be successful in this world. But the truth is you really don’t. It doesn’t matter where you come from, what you have or don’t have, what you lack or what you have too much of, but all you need to have is faith in God, an undying passion for what you do and what you choose to do in this life, and a relentless drive and the will to do whatever it takes to be successful in whatever you put your mind to.”

19. “Be humble, and be grateful for all the blessings in your life.”

20. “To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself.”

21. “I try and use every game as an opportunity to witness… When I step on the floor people should know who I represent, who I believe in.”

22. “I’ve never been afraid of big moments. I get butterflies… I get nervous and anxious, but I think those are all good signs that I’m ready for the moment.”

23. “Every step of the way I think you learn something that makes you a better player, and all those lessons really come out when it matters the most in a championship.”

24. “Success is not an accident, success is actually a choice.”

25. “It represents a Bible verse I wear on my shoe. Philippians 4:13. It says ‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’ It’s also my mantra, how I get up for games and why I play the way I do.”

26. “Be the best version of yourself in anything that you do. You don’t have to live anybody else’s story.”

27. “Every time I rise up, I have confidence that I’m going to make it.”

28. “If you don’t fall, how are you going to know what getting up is like?”

29. “If you take time to realize what your dream is and what you really want in life — no matter what it is, whether it’s sports or in other fields — you have to realize that there is always work to do, and you want to be the hardest working person in whatever you do, and you put yourself in a position to be successful. And you have to have a passion for what you do.”

30. “Success comes after you conquer your biggest obstacles and hurdles.”

31. “Basketball isn’t just a sport. It is an art, one that must be mastered to succeed.”

32. “We’re going to have to work. We’re going to have to play well. Nothing will be given to us.”

33. “I can’t say enough: how important my faith is to how I play the game and who I am.”

34. “The more years I go, the more experience I have, the more that nutrition and eating the right foods is important for recovery and things like that.”

35. “I’d rather be a non-All-Star playing in the Western Conference finals than an All-Star who’s sitting at home in May.”

36. “There’s more to me than just this jersey I wear, and that’s Christ living inside of m.”

37. “I really cherish everything that basketball brings; and I think, for me, it’s been a great ride and I’m not done yet.”

38. “I learned how quickly I actually released my shot off the dribble. I know that’s something I work on, and really use in games, but I didn’t know exactly how quick it was, down to like the millisecond.”

39. “Basketball was mine, and that’s what’s carried me to this point.”

40. “Each game is an opportunity to be on a great stage and be a witness for Christ. When I step on the floor, people should know who I represent, who I believe in.”

41. “Being a superstar means you’ve reached your potential, and I don’t think I’ve reached my potential as a basketball player and as a leader yet.”

42. “We have to have the mentality that we have to work for everything we’re going to get.”

43. “I’ve always believed that success for anyone is all about drive, dedication, and desire, but for me, it’s also been about confidence and faith.”

44. “I want to practice to the point where it’s almost uncomfortable how fast you shoot so that in the game things kind of slow down.”

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