Stephen Curry Unsure If He’ll Consider the Charlotte Hornets in Free Agency

by November 30, 2016

The idea of playing back home in Charlotte has long appealed to Stephen Curry, and the NBA’s back-to-back MVP says he’s not ruling out the Hornets when he becomes an unrestricted free agent next summer.

Curry, though, is quick to point out that life is pretty good in the Bay Area.

The Golden State Warriors could lavish their 28-year-old superstar with a deal in the five-year, $165 million range if he re-ups.

Per the Charlotte Observer:

“Obviously I love it here in the Bay Area,” Curry said. “It’s all I’ve known in the league. And if the situation is right going forward, this is a place I would love to play.”


I asked Steph point-blank if he would consider going to Charlotte in the summer of 2017. […] “I don’t know,” he said.


He then went on to imply that at an unspecified point earlier in his career a “Steph in Charlotte” scenario might have been more possible, saying “obviously I had a strong tie to Charlotte and would have loved to play there. I’m very comfortable in that city. It’s hard to say exactly what the situation will be this summer.”

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