From Stephen Curry’s Davidson College commencement ceremony to Jonathan Kuminga’s debut at the FIBA World Cup qualifying games, let’s recap the biggest team news this week and take a peek of what’s to come in the latest Warriors Weekly.
STEPHEN CURRY’S DAVIDSON COLLEGE HOMECOMING HEADLINED WITH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY, JERSEY RETIREMENT AND HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
This week, Stephen Curry walked in a one-man commencement ceremony, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Davidson College. In addition to his academic achievements, the 2022 NBA Finals MVP was also recognized for his athletic excellence, having been inducted into Davidson College's Hall of Fame and getting his No. 30 jersey retired by the university, becoming the first jersey number in the college’s history to be removed from rotation. "I'm a graduate. I'm a Davidson alum and I am in the Hall of Fame. And that's pretty crazy,” Curry stated. » Read More
LIVE AT THRIVE CITY PRESENTED BY CHASE, FEATURING P-LO
Head to Thrive City on Friday for a P-Lo curated experience in celebration of Bay Area-based rapper P-Lo’s new album release, STUNNA. A limited number of tickets will be released on Friday, September 2nd at 10 a.m. Registration does not guarantee admission and space is limited to first come, first served. » RSVP Here
JONATHAN KUMINGA MAKES FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFYING DEBUT
Dubs forward Jonathan Kuminga made his debut for the Democratic Republic of Congo national team after participating in a three-game slate of the FIBA World Cup qualifying games in Africa. After scoring 18 points in his first game representing his country in international play, Kuminga was back on the floor to post a team-high 16 points for DR Congo on Saturday. The No. 7 overall selection in the 2021 NBA Draft concluded his showing on Sunday with 19 points and eight rebounds. During his first NBA season, Kuminga averaged 9.3 points and 3.3 rebounds, shooting 51.3 percent from the field.
STEVE KERR COACHES 18TH ANNUAL BASKETBALL WITHOUT BORDERS IN AFRICA
Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr returned to the country he once called home as he spent the week working with campers at the 18th annual Basketball Without Borders (BWB) camp in Cairo, Egypt. The event marked the first time the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program took place in Egypt. “I haven't been back here since 1985," the nine-time NBA champion shared. “I brought my family -- I brought my wife, my daughter, her husband -- it's great to be visiting Egypt again, and doing so while coaching and being a part of BWB made it a perfect trip.” » Read More