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Eddy Curry

Eddy Curry (born December 5, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who plays with the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. He was born in Harvey, Illinois. He is listed at 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) and 295 lb (134 kg), and has a wingspan of 7 ft 6⁄2 in (2.299 m). Prior to becoming considered one of the best high school basketball players in the nation as a senior at Thornwood High School in South Holland, Illinois, Curry aspired to be a gymnast and did not pick up basketball until the seventh grade when he reluctantly went out for the school team. In 2001, Curry led his team to second place in the IHSA State Playoffs. For his efforts, Curry was named 2001 Illinois Mr. Basketball. He was named to the 1998, 1999 and 2000 State Farm Holiday Classic all-tournament teams. Curry had signed a letter of intent to play at DePaul University but declared himself eligible for the 2001 NBA Draft in which the Chicago Bulls made him the fourth overall pick. Curry's contribution was limited during his rookie year due to limited minutes. Curry improved in his second year, leading the NBA in field goal percentage (58.5%) and becoming the first Bull to lead the league in a

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NY Knicks Star -- Mo' Money, Mo' Problems

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Despite signing a $60 million contract a few years ago, NY Knicks big man Eddy Curry has once again been accused of flaking on a 6-figure loan. Curry is being sued by a company called Mojo… READ MORE >

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