CHARLOTTE, NC (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — It’s been an eventful few days for the NBA superstar and Charlotte’s own Stephen Curry.
The four-time NBA champion and Davidson Hall of Famer now has a key to the Queen City.
On Thursday, the Warrior point guard received the incredible honor from Mayor Vi Lyles.
“Thank you to the entire city of Charlotte,” Curry said. “Charlotte is in my blood, in my DNA.”
The most recent person to receive a key to the city was former Carolina Panther, Thomas Davis. The key is usually given to a famous or very honorable person.
Curry grew up in Charlotte, where his father spent most of his NBA career with the Hornets.
“The best 21 years of my life…spent here,” Curry said. “It means so much.”