When is Stephen Curry retiring? Throwback to when NBA legend spoke about future plans

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When is Golden State Warriros superstar Stephen Curry retiring? Read to know more about it.

Wardell Stephen Curry II or commonly known as Stephen Curry once revealed when he plans to retire from the game.

When is stephen curry retiring
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JANUARY 19: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors looks on during overtime against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on January 19, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeat the Warriors 121-118. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

In this throwback to the year 2019, the Golden State Warriors star guard, Curry appeared as a panelist at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.

In 2019, Curry was then 31 years old and said that he planned to play six more years in the NBA before he called it quits. By that given timeline, Curry is supposed to retire at the conclusion of the 2024- 25 season.

This is what Stephen Curry said, “Being in the NBA, this is a very short period of my life — from 21 so hopefully I can play for like another six years. And then you think about what you want to do the rest of your life. And we’re hopefully setting up the groundwork and the framework for success in this space and doing it our way.”

However, the main topic that was discussed mainly pertained to Curry’s investments in the tech world. He answered many questions related to his investments and also dropped his plans of retiring from basketball.

“First, it’s about opportunity,” the four-time NBA champion said. “Having been here for 10 years, you start to meet people and kind of get into the scene a little bit. And understand how I can bring my personality and my team along and really learn how I want to go about it.

“It’s just exciting to be able to meet amazing founders that are purpose-driven and have similar mindsets and missions that we do, and align with them and go on that journey.”

“Really enjoying the ride and I’ve been fortunate to have a great team behind me that’s on this journey with me.” (h/t: Heavy)

Why Steph Curry wanted to end His Career at 16 Seasons

Interestingly, there is a reason why Curry wanted to retire after exactly 16 seasons. Curry wished to retire after 16 seasons because Steph’s father, Dell Curry, played the exact number of seasons in the NBA.

Dell Curry played from 1986 to 2002, which amounts to 16 seasons. Curry wanted to retire after 16 seasons as a tribute to his father.

Will Steph Curry retire as he said before?

Steph fans can relax as Curry’s plans for retirement is currently on hold.

34-year-old Stephen Curry recently said that he doesn’t have retirement on his mind. He also hinted that he has planned to play for a long time in the future.

“I don’t see myself slowing down anytime soon.” said Curry in an interview with the Sports Illustrated. As of now, Curry has already played 14 seasons and given by his current gameplay, Curry will easily surpass his previous commitment of 16 seasons.

Notably, Curry said that he has taken advice from NFL star Tom Brady regarding playing for a long time.

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