Seth Curry joins Woj
Dallas Mavericks guard Seth Curry visits The Vertical Podcast with Woj to discuss his jagged journey to the NBA, the blessings and burdens of life as MVP Steph Curry's younger brother, growing up playing ball with Muggsy Bogues and much, much more. Here are some key moments: 1:24: Still being hungry after signing a two-year contract following time spent in the D-League. 5:07: The different motivations for players in the D-League that create a unique culture. 8:07: Did his last name make it tougher for him to get a chance in the NBA? 9:49: How growing up around the NBA made it seem achievable. 13:20: Playing one-on-one against Muggsy Bogues. 16:20: Lessons learned from his father. 19:14: The transition from being recognized as Dell’s son to Steph’s brother. 22:15: Major college programs not heavily recruiting either of the Curry brothers after high school. 26:31: Battling injuries during his senior season at Duke. 28:32: Supporting Steph when he was battling ankle injuries earlier in his career. 35:21: Staying confident in his ability to make the NBA and turning down big overseas offers. 39:34: Former Kings coach George Karl’s bias against Duke players, including Curry. 42:35: Steph understanding that his success might make it tougher for Seth. 43:23: Turning down offers from the Warriors in an effort to make his own path. 44:18: The belief the Mavericks have shown in him.
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Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with The Woj Pod. Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sport – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.