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What Do LeBron James & Steph Curry Have In Common?

Whether you are a sports fan or not, odds are you are familiar with these two basketball phenoms. LeBron James & Stephen Curry are two athletes that are constantly compared, as they are two of the top athletes in their sport. We love to stack their athletic ability against one another, but have you ever considered the ways in which they are truly similar?

Ohio Born


Some may call this fate. James & Curry were born in the same hospital in Akron, Ohio - just 39 months apart! We are not promising anything, but if you are reading this as an expecting mother or father, maybe consider arranging your delivery at this hospital... it might increase your odds of raising a professional athlete.

Dad Life

Both Curry and James are proud fathers of three. It is clear that LeBron’s children have been inspired by his success. His eldest son, LeBron Jr., is following in his dad’s footsteps as an early basketball star, with Bryce quickly on his tail. We are still patiently waiting to see what his youngest, Zhuri, will find passion in, but if she is anything like the rest of the family she probably won’t be too far behind her brothers. Curry’s two daughters, Riley & Ryan, clearly picked up their sense of humor from their parents. Riley has even secured a number of fans (us included) as she is notorious for stealing the spotlight at a number of her dad’s post-game interviews. The Curry clan recently became a party of five, with the birth of their son, Canon, on July 2nd, 2018.

Charitable Men

You may be #TeamLeBron or #TeamSteph, but we hope you can at least respect and value the amount of time each of these men has dedicated to helping others. The LeBron James Family Foundation works to lower student dropout rates, encouraging the importance of education. Curry, on the other hand, has been working to fight off malaria with the Nothing But Nets campaign. The #CallYourShot challenge encourages fans to donate to send a net and keep people safe from mosquito-transmitted malaria.


Proud of Their Commitment


Both Steph & LeBron are both proud to showcase the commitment they have made to their wives, rocking their QALO silicone wedding rings regularly. Shop their favorite styles, here.

 

Cover Photo: Parents Magazine

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