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Video: Warriors' Stephen Curry Graduates, Gets Inducted into Davidson Hall of Fame

Rob Goldberg@@TheRobGoldbergFeatured Columnist IVAugust 31, 2022

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More than 13 years after leaving Davidson College for the NBA, Stephen Curry returned Wednesday for his graduation ceremony:

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College Graduate: βœ…<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CurryFor3?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CurryFor3</a> <a href="https://t.co/khTCiabmc3">pic.twitter.com/khTCiabmc3</a>

The Golden State Warriors star was also inducted into the North Carolina school's Athletics Hall of Fame and had his jersey retired:

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Davidson Hall of Fame βœ”οΈ <a href="https://t.co/iQk8dZdwUH">pic.twitter.com/iQk8dZdwUH</a>

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Forever in the <a href="https://twitter.com/DavidsonWildcat?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@DavidsonWildcat</a> rafters. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CurryFor3?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CurryFor3</a> <a href="https://t.co/IG3kSIJnY0">pic.twitter.com/IG3kSIJnY0</a>

Curry completed his bachelor's degree in May, but he missed the school's graduation ceremony because of the NBA playoffs, according to Kendra Andrews of ESPN.

The ceremony Wednesday was well-attended by Curry's family and many adoring fans:

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The graduate has arrived! πŸŽ“<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CurryFor3?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CurryFor3</a> <a href="https://t.co/prhv8xvek7">pic.twitter.com/prhv8xvek7</a>

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It’s official! πŸ“œπŸŽ“<a href="https://twitter.com/StephenCurry30?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@StephenCurry30</a> | <a href="https://twitter.com/DavidsonCollege?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@DavidsonCollege</a> | <a href="https://twitter.com/wcnc?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@wcnc</a> | <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CurryFor3?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CurryFor3</a> | <a href="https://twitter.com/warriors?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@warriors</a> <a href="https://t.co/YUSOIgRrxl">pic.twitter.com/YUSOIgRrxl</a>

Curry spent three years at Davidson, notably leading the Wildcats to a near upset of eventual national champion Kansas in the Elite Eight in 2008.

Though he left school without a degree and with one year of eligibility remaining, he probably made the right choice. His professional career includes four NBA titles, two MVP awards, eight All-Star selections and almost $255 million in earnings.

The 34-year-old still found time to complete his degree in sociology before winning Finals MVP.

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