EM – EXCLUSIVE: Eddy Curry on being picked 4th in the NBA Draft at age 18, $14M deal, playing MJ

In this clip, Eddy Curry explained that he was picked fourth overall in the 2001 NBA draft against the Chicago Bulls. Eddy said it was great that he was back home in Chicago where his friends and family could come and watch his games, but he was more focused on making a name for himself. Eddy went on to talk about getting a $14 million contract at 18, which he says hadn’t even been registered at the time because he had an accountant who took care of it. silver. Eddy also talked about being on a budget, buying an Escalade, and buying his mom a house. Continuing, Eddy Curry explained that he didn’t get much playing time with the Bulls his freshman year as he played with big names like Jalen Rose, Charles Oakley and Ron Artest. Eddy then talked about the presence Michael Jordan felt after leaving the Bulls and playing for the Wizards, and Eddy also talked about playing against Jordan. For more, including Eddy talking about removing Shaq for field goal percentages, click the clip above.



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