Brandyn Curry

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Brandyn Curry
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Curry with Le Portel in 2018
Free Agent
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born (1991-10-02) October 2, 1991 (age 29)
Huntersville, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Hopewell
(Huntersville, North Carolina)
College Harvard (2009–2014)
NBA draft 2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014–2015 Den Bosch
2015–2016 Eisbären Bremerhaven
2016–2017 Helios Suns
2017–2018 Donar
2018–2019 ESSM Le Portel
2019–2020 U Cluj-Napoca
Career highlights and awards

Brandyn Curry (born October 2, 1991) [1] [2] is an American professional basketball player, who lastly played for U-BT Cluj-Napoca. Curry played five seasons collegiately for Harvard.

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College career

Curry played collegiately at Harvard. As a sophomore, Curry was a second-team All-Ivy selection for the 2011–12 Ivy League men's basketball season. [3] In September 2012, he was involved in a cheating scandal that involved about 125 athletes and students, leading to his withdrawal. [4] Curry and teammate Kyle Casey, who was also ensnared, withdrew from school in hopes of preserving their final year of athletic eligibility following the investigation. [5]

After scoring 14 points and adding 6 assists, 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks while playing 37 minutes in the first game of his senior season, [6] Curry missed the next three games due to a foot injury. [7] After starting the season 40, the team lost its first game on the road against Pac-12 Conference Colorado on November 24. [8] Curry re-aggravated his foot against Colorado and was described as out indefinitely by Amaker. [9]

Professional career

In August 2014, Curry signed his first professional contract with SPM Shoeters Den Bosch. [10] After he won the league championship with SPM, he was named the DBL Playoffs MVP. [11]

In June 2015, Curry signed with Eisbären Bremerhaven. [12] On July 18, 2016, he signed with the Slovenian team Helios Suns. [13]

On June 6, 2017, Curry returned to the Netherlands by signing a one-year contract with the defending DBL champion Donar. [14] On April 23, 2018, Curry was named the DBL Most Valuable Player of the 2017–18 season, after leading Donar to a first place in the DBL regular season. [15] Curry was honored with a place in the All-DBL Team as well. [16] On May 29, 2018, Curry won his second DBL championship with Donar and was named the DBL Play-offs MVP for the second time in his career, after averaging a team-high 16.2 points and 6.5 assists over eight play-off games. [17]

On May 31, 2018, Curry was announced by ESSM Le Portel of the French top tier LNB Pro A. [18]

On July 9, 2019, Curry signed a one-year contract with U-BT Cluj-Napoca of the Romanian Liga Națională. [19]

Honours

Donar
Den Bosch

Individual awards

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