5. Stephen Curry did NOT get a scholarship to the university his father attended
Dell Curry, Stephen Curry’s father, was a legend at Virginia Tech, where he was named Metro Conference Player of the Year in 1986. When Dell’s son Stephen was coming out of high school, he wanted to be a Hokie as well. But then head coach Seth Greenberg only offered Curry the opportunity to walk-on to Virginia Tech’s basketball team, and earn a scholarship after his first year in Blacksburg. As we all know, Stephen Curry ended up enrolling at Davidson University, where he eventually became a two-time All-American.