Tuesday January 20th, 2015

Stephen Curry has some extra motivation to take care of the basketball during games, thanks to his mom.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Curry has a standing bet with his mother for $100 for each turnover above three that the point guard has in each game.

The bet is cashed in at the end of the year, although instead of a sack of cash, Curry's mother generally has her son purchase her shoes and handbags, a penalty Curry keeps in mind during each and every game.

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“It keeps me on the edge every game,” he said. “I know she’s going to text me or have some witty one-liner about what she’s going to buy with all of my gifts.”

Curry is averaging 3.2 turnovers a game, meaning his mom's closet may be a little leaner than past years once the season comes to a close.

Brendan Maloy

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