Warriors’ Stephen Curry has to pay his mom if he makes too many turnovers
Stephen Curry can thank his mom for keeping him on his game and his wallet intact.
The Golden State Warriors point guard has a deal with his mother, Sonya, to pay her money for every excessive turnover made per game, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
After seeing her son lose the ball one too many times a couple seasons earlier, Sonya came up with an ingenious idea: if Curry makes more than three turnovers a game, "he owes his mother: $100 per giveaway. Anything under is subtracted from his total." The total is tallied at the end of every season and paid out in the form of some fashion item Sonya had been eyeing.
"It keeps me on the edge every game," Curry told the Chronicle. "I know she’s going to text me or have some witty one-liner about what she’s going to buy with all of my gifts."
No doubt Curry’s All-Star play and the Warriors’ 33-6 record keep this payout from ballooning into luxury car or real estate territory. Plus, it’s a nifty trick that keeps Curry sharp and benefits his family either way.
"I’m a competitor, so I like those kind of challenges," Curry told the Chronicle. "It’s a win-win for me. I take care of Mom and I have a lot less turnovers."
H/t Extra Mustard.