Seth Curry, the younger brother of NBA MVP Steph, is set out to make a name for himself, as he reflects on opting out of his contract with the Sacramento Kings to become a restricted free agent this summer.
NBA free agency rumors are circulating that after his final game with the Kings, the 25-year old Seth Curry might go on a shopping spree for a meaty contract and a stable future.
ESPN reported that Curry’s current two-year contract with the Kings gives him a player option going into next season worth $1.01 million and the contract states that he may decline the offer. If that happens then, Curry’s services will be up for grabs.
Since his salary is considerably low, Curry is looking at free agency to see his worth to other teams and if the Kings will try to re-sign him by giving him an offer that he would not refuse to take. Curry told The Sacramento Bee that he is giving it a thought but will continue to make his contribution to the team as well.
“I’ll think about it after this last game and going into the summer. As of right now I’m just trying to continue to play well and set myself for good stuff in the future,” Curry said.
Curry averages 6.8 points with 1.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists but in the last 10 games of the Kings, Curry has averaged 15.7 points on 51.9 percent shooting. Since the All-Star break, Curry is averaging 11.2 points on 50 percent shooting in 18 games.
Curry had one of his break out games as he scored 20 points and dishing out a career high 15 assists that helped the Kings beat the Phoenix Suns, 105-101 Monday night and Kings’ coach George Karl told Business Insider that Curry’s hard work finally paid off and stressed that time will only tell that he could surpass that of his brother’s performance on the court.
“Man, he had a highlight game. A highlight show in one game. … We talked about how we needed to get some passing and Seth jumped up and gave them some solid passes, some spectacular passes. I’m really happy for him, he’s put in a lot of work. I’m sure this is very satisfying to him,” Karl added.
Even his brother, Steph, commented on his performance with a post “I see you,” on Twitter.
Thus, the future looks bright for Curry and he is not far from making his own mark in the league that also made his father and brother superstars.
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