The third of the Blue Devils' three seniors that made up the core of the 2012-13 team is back in the NBA.
Seth Curry's first brief taste of the NBA came in late December, when the guard agreed to terms with the Memphis Grizzlies. However, just four minutes of game time later, Curry was waived. Curry waited on the Grizzlies to offer him a 10-day contract, as he was told they would do, but eventually headed back to the Santa Cruz Warriors—the D-League affiliate he had been playing with all season—empty handed.
The Duke product had a very effective season with Santa Cruz, earning an All-Star bid in his first professional season. On the season, Curry is averaging 19.4 points per game—13th in the D-League—and added 5.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
With the Cavaliers, Curry has already reached a milestone. Playing on Saturday, the guard rattled home a 3-pointer—his first NBA basket.
The Cavaliers currently have three Duke alumni on the roster, with Curry joining Kyrie Irving and Luol Deng. With Cleveland 5.5 games out of the playoff picture, Curry could see some time down the stretch as the new front office evaluates whether or not he is a long-term option for the franchise.
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