Steph Curry ‘1,000 percent’ wants to play for Warriors entire career

Steph ‘1,000 percent’ wants to be on Warriors entire career originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The days of Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird are gone. NBA stars now are on the path of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Anthony Davis and many more. 

That is, superstars no longer play for one franchise their entire career. Steph Curry is different, though. His entire career has been with Golden State, and he plans on being a Warrior for life. 

“One thousand percent,” Curry said to Complex’s Zach Frydenlund. “1,000 percent.”

Curry, 32, has played 11 years in the NBA with the Warriors since being taken with the No. 7 pick in the 2009 draft. Since, then he has put together quite the long list of accomplishments. 

Through his first 11 seasons in the NBA, including last season when a broken hand limited him to five games, Curry has won two MVP awards and three championships. He also has been voted All-NBA six times and has been named to the All-Star Game six times. Already seen as perhaps the greatest shooter ever to play the game, Curry is guaranteed to be a Warrior through the 2021-22 season after signing a five-year contract worth over $201 million in August 2017.

“Like I said, things change quickly,” Curry said to Frydenlund. “But that is definitely on my mind in terms of what we’ve…this is going in my 12th year. And what we’ve accomplished, and establishing this culture here, playing for these fans and our ownership and all the way down. So I’d love to be in that club when it’s all said and done.

“You think about the legends that have not only played for [one team] their whole career, but achieving so much success. And had a longevity about it that is something to strive for in terms of getting the most out of this game and doing it for one organization, one fan base. So we’ll see what happens.”

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Curry has just two more years left on his contract but expect another big one with the Warriors in the future. It’s clear that’s what he wants, and the Warriors of course want their superstar to play his entire career in the Bay Area as well. 

There’s no doubt Curry’s jersey one day will hang from the Chase Center rafters and a statue of his perfect shot will be placed outside the arena. Curry’s career started as a Warrior, and there’s no reason to believe it won’t end as a Warrior.

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How Did The Entire Universe Come From Nothing?

The more curious we get about the great cosmic unknowns, the more unanswered questions our investigations of the Universe will reveal. Inquiring about the nature of anything — where it is, where it came from, and how it came to be — will inevitably lead you to the same great mysteries: about the ultimate nature and origin of the Universe and everything in it. Yet, no matter how far back we go, those same lingering questions always seem to remain: at some point, the entities that are our “starting point” didn’t necessarily exist, so how did they come to be? Eventually, you wind up at the ultimate question: how did something arise from nothing? As many recent questioners, including Luke Martin, Buzz Morse, Russell Blalack, John Heiss and many others have written:

“Okay, you surely receive this question endlessly, but I shall ask nonetheless: How did something (the universe/big bang) come from nothing?”

This is maybe one of the biggest questions of all, because it’s basically asking not only where did everything come from, but how did all of it arise in the first place. Here’s as far as science has gotten us, at least, so far.

Today, when we look out at the Universe, the full suite of observations we’ve collected, even with the known uncertainties taken into account, all point towards a remarkably consistent picture. Our Universe is made of matter (rather than antimatter), obeys the same laws of physics everywhere and at all times, and began — at least, as we know it — with a hot Big Bang some 13.8 billion years ago. It’s governed by General Relativity, it’s expanding and cooling and gravitating, and it’s dominated by dark energy (68%) and dark matter (27%), with normal matter, neutrinos, and radiation making up the rest.

Today, of course, it’s full of galaxies, stars, planets, heavy elements, and in at least one location, intelligent and technologically advanced life. These structures weren’t always there, but rather arose as a result of cosmic evolution. In a remarkable scientific leap, 20th century scientists were able to reconstruct the timeline for how our Universe went from a mostly uniform Universe, devoid of

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Tammy Bruce: An entire generation is being conned out of a real education

 An entire generation is being conned out of a real education, and “unscrupulous” and “greedy” teachers’ unions are to blame, Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce said Tuesday.

 “The Ingraham Angle” guest host began her monologue by highlighting the ongoing struggles that accompany remote learning, a method she claimed is being promoted by teachers unions “hell-bent on using the pandemic to their advantage.”

Bruce’s comments come after teachers’ unions across America called for a halt to in-person learning last week as coronavirus cases continue to climb. 

Although some state governments have relaxed health restrictions, allowing schools to reopen their doors with precautionary measures in place, the success of virtual learning amidst the pandemic has been a mixed bag. 

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“Schools all over our country are still shut down and kids have been forced into online learning — and the cost has been staggering,” Bruce said.

“For instance, in Los Angeles, schools saw a sharp drop in kindergarten enrollment, about 6,000 students. In St. Paul, Minn., 40% of high school students have failing grades, 40%. Even higher percentage of kids in Houston, Texas, are failing at least two classes. 

“In our nation’s capital, there’s been a 14 percentage point drop among Black students in kindergarten through second grade who met literacy standards,” Bruce continued. “And just 20 miles away in Fairfax County, Va., a new survey of academic performance in schools found that F letter grades are up — are you ready for this? — 83% this year. For Fairfax middle schoolers, F’s are up 300%.”

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The system is failing its students, but things will only get worse under a Biden administration, Bruce warned.

Biden has previously expressed support for allocating millions of dollars toward “distance learning” rather than reopening schools for in-person instruction, as many students fear they will be forced to swap their desks for laptops and embrace remote learning for the long haul.

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Why Devote an Entire Blog to Writing About Media Violence?

The Short Answer

For four main reasons. First, we wanted to thoroughly review all of the nooks and crannies of media violence research in a way that’s simple and accessible for all audiences. In contrast, many books on the subject tend to be targeted toward academics (read: boring and complex), can be overly simplistic (e.g., only focus on video games, only scratch the surface of the research), or inaccurately represent the state of scientific research on the subject.

Second, we want to counteract the misinformation about media violence that always seems be circulating. As science reporting in both reputable news outlets and online have become increasingly inaccurate (imagine that, people on the internet are often wrong!), there is greater need for scientists to speak up and set the record straight.

Third, we’d like our research to reach beyond the “Ivory Tower” of academia. Researchers frequently discuss their findings with other researchers, but rarely make their findings accessible to the average person. We believe that we have a moral obligation to make this research publicly available, since much of it is publicly-funded (we’re surprised taxpayers don’t demand this of scientists more often!)

Lastly, we’re frequently contacted by people – students, parents, reporters, and gamers – who want answers to the very questions we hope to address in this blog. It’d be nice (and time-saving!) to provide them with a link to the answer, including the option to dive deeper into the research upon which that answer is based.

The Long Answer

We’ve got a confession to make: We’re not the first researchers to write about media violence (gasp!) Heck, we’re even guilty of writing books on the subject ourselves!

So why go to the effort of writing a blog at all if others have already written about this stuff?

We did it because we believe that there’s a gap needing to be filled when it comes to mainstream books on media violence. To be sure, books such as Steven Kirsh’s Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence: A Critical Look at the Research1 offer an incredibly thorough review of the research on media violence and my own book Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research and Public Policy2 do a terrific job of walking the reader through the nitty-gritty details of video game violence research from start to finish.

But these books tend to be fairly detail-heavy and theory-oriented – certainly not the sort of thing you read before bed or on a bus in ten-minute bursts. This is mostly because their target audience is people who already know a thing or two about media violence research (e.g., college students, media scholars, and public policy wonks.) Most people simply don’t have the experience to make heads or tails of books filled with academic gobbledygook.

Which isn’t to say that there aren’t excellent books intended to be read by concerned parents and lay audiences. But even these books require considerable time and effort to find the answers people are

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