Steph reveals story behind kids designing birthday shoes

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Steph Curry’s kids know how to keep a secret.

Before Sunday’s 131-119 win over the Utah Jazz, Curry’s children surprised him with a scavenger hunt that led to some custom-made shoes for his 33rd birthday. After the game, Curry said the family had designed the shoes in April 2020 but was still able to surprise him.

“Special. Apparently they did it last April,” Curry told NBC Sports Bay Area’s Bob Fitzgerald and Kelenna Azubuike after the game. “I guess we had some free time during the pandemic, so they went and did a little arts and crafts project, designed the shoes and 11 months later I got a little surprise in the house.”

Round of applause for 8-year-old Riley, 5-year-old Ryan and 2-year-old Canon for keeping this on the downlow for 11 months.

The Curry Brand also deserves some kudos for planning this out shortly after Steph’s 32nd birthday when the family had some free time together.

“It was pretty awesome to have the whole family a part of it,” Curry said.

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Even better, Curry got to celebrate the win with his young shoe designer Canon, who mimicked his dad’s celebration for the cameras after the game.

Curry balled out in his blue and pink kicks, scoring 32 points, including 6-of-9 shooting from 3-point range, and dishing out nine assists. Being the team player he is, Curry made sure to shout out teammate Nico Mannion, who celebrated his 20th birthday on Sunday as well.


“Any time you get to play on your birthday, and obviously Nico, too, his birthday,” Curry said. “Birthday twins. It was a good vibe all the way around.”

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