He was drafted by the team
Once you get a few seasons under your belt in the NBA, it seems like it grows easier for superstars to stay with their team. But, when you talk about superstars that are content, that percentage of players to stick with the team that drafted them certainly rises quite a bit.
Easily the best player in that 2009 NBA Draft, Curry was taken after players like Hasheem Thabeet and Jonny Flynn. While James Harden and Blake Griffin were two of the top-three picks, the Warriors nailed theirs selecting by bringing in Curry.
It was an odd move at the time which basically signaled the Monta Ellis era in Golden State was all but over. While it took a few seasons for him to actually be dealt, the writing was on the wall ever since Curry’s addition.
The Warriors’ fanbase and management quickly grew to love his electric player. Believing in him from the start, Curry should reward the Warriors continued trust in his leadership with a tenured career in the Bay.
Locked up for the next few seasons, Curry won’t even be able to make a free-agency decision for several years, hopefully solidifying his loyalty to the team that used a top-tier pick on a small-town guard.