Stephen Curry debuts new Under Armour sneaker on 30th birthday

From ESPN - March 14, 2018

Though Stephen Curry wo not be playing tonight on his 30th birthday, he's still using the day to introduce his latest signature sneaker, the Under Armour Curry 5.

The No. 30 holds added meaning in the Curry household, of course, as the longtime family jersey number of Dell, Stephen and Seth, and a favorite among a new generation of aspiring players who have looked to follow Curry's MVP-level play.

As Curry mentioned at the start of his ninth season earlier this fall, his birthday comes at a time when he's also hoping to embark on the second half of his career in the NBA.

"When I came in the league, that's the only thing I did say -- I want to play 16 years just because my dad did," Curry told the Charlotte Observer. "I have always had an appreciation of what that meant."

In advance of the milestone, the starting point for Curry's fifth sneaker plays off of his March 14 birth date, its Pi Day association and, naturally, his mathematical achievements on the court. "Squaring the circle," a longtime complex geometric challenge thought to be nearly impossible by scholars, provides the design inspiration for both the upper and bottom of the shoe, with sharp angles and rounded curves blending together atop the Curry 5.


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