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The History Of The Under Armour Curry 5

The Under Armour Curry 5 was released in 2018. It featured a low top design. Low top sneakers were becoming the norm for basketball shoes in 2018. Learn more about the 5 below.


The Under Armour Curry 5 was a departure from what came previously in the line because of its low top, verse the high top cut that was standard for the first four Curry styles. The branding was also minimal on the shoe. It was a clean design. Under Armour used containment zones on the 5. Anafoam tech would lock the foot into place. A full knit upper helped keep the foot locked in and the EVA midsoles were responsive.

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NBA Legend, Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He has changed the game forever with his shooting ability and basketball IQ. Read on for a brief look at the life and career of Stephen Curry.

Stephen Wardell Curry

Dell Curry was one of the top shooters in the NBA during his 16 years in the league. His son, Stephen Wardell Curry, was born on March 14, 1988. Stephen would often attend his father’s games when he was a young boy. He was surrounded by NBA culture incredibly early in his life. The long range shooting prowess of his father obviously rubbed off on Steph. Ultimately, the son would surpass the substantial shooting ability of his father.

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Stephen would play college basketball for Davidson College. He would stay there for three seasons before entering the NBA Draft in 2009. Curry would be drafted in the first round by the Golden State Warriors. The guard was selected with the seventh overall pick. In retrospect, the Warriors were incredibly lucky that Curry was still available that late in the draft. To get the greatest shooter that ever lived, with the seventh pick, is one of the greatest steals of all time in the Draft. Especially when you consider other great players of Curry’s generation, like LeBron James & Kevin Durant, were top three picks.

World Champion, Steph Curry

Before the 2014-2015 season, Stephen Curry was considered one of the top guards in the league. He was a great shooter and scorer, and fans loved to watch him play. But Curry had not earned any substantial success in the playoffs, which is the thing that earns you respect in the NBA. Playoff success would come in a major way in 2015. Curry would lead the Golden State Warriors to the NBA Championship. The Warriors would defeat who many believe to be the best player of his generation, LeBron James, and his Cleveland Cavaliers. Curry also earned league MVP honors during the 2014-2015 season. He would win the MVP Award again in the 2015-2016 season. Becoming one of the rare players to win the MVP Award in back to back seasons. As of 2022, Chef Curry is a four time NBA Champion (2015, 2017, 2018, 2022).


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