Video: Stephen Curry Celebrates Davidson Win vs. St. Joe's with Student Section

Paul KasabianSenior ContributorFebruary 16, 2019

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, center, poses with the Davidson College swim team as he takes in an NCAA college basketball game at his alma mater Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, while back in his hometown of Charlotte, N.C., for the NBA basketball All-Star game. (AP Photo/Steve Reed)
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Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry celebrated the Davidson men's basketball team's 80-72 home win over Saint Joseph's on Friday by jumping into the student section stands at Belk Arena, via Nick Friedell of ESPN.com:

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Steph just jumped in the Davidson student section to celebrate the Wildcats win over St. Joe’s. https://t.co/vGtKBcP2Yq

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Steph just made the year for these kids. https://t.co/JtRwee2MCT

Curry, who attended Davidson for three years and led the No. 10 seed Wildcats on a Cinderella run to the Elite Eight in 2008, is in North Carolina for NBA All-Star Weekend, which is taking place in Charlotte.

In addition to the crowd leap, the two-time NBA MVP signed autographs and sang "Sweet Caroline" with fans:

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Steph hugging Davidson players and coaches on their way back to the locker room now he’s signing autographs for fans on his way out. https://t.co/ZOBR7nUTYO

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Steph really enjoying himself tonight cheering on his Davidson Wildcats. He just joined the crowd in singing “Sweet Caroline.” https://t.co/HXr6qugt9B

The Curry family is having a great week. Stephen's brother, Seth, got engaged to former All-SEC volleyball player Callie Rivers on Thursday. Both brothers are taking part in the three-point contest, and Stephen will be making his sixth NBA All-Star Game appearance Sunday.

Their mother, Sonya, also drilled a half-court shot at a Curry Family Foundation event:

Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpearsESPN

He get it from his mama. @StephenCurry30 mom Sonya Curry makes halfcourt underhand shot. https://t.co/3KQEGAzSSK

The Currys will next take center stage Saturday, when the two brothers take part in the 10-player three-point contest at the Spectrum Center.