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NBA locking out Stephen Curry's wedding?

Posted on: July 6, 2011 7:01 pm
Edited on: July 6, 2011 7:15 pm
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry says that the NBA might prevent team officials from attending his wedding. Posted by Ben Golliver. stephen-curry

The NBA's lockout is a literal term: players are physically locked out from team facilities and cannot have direct contact with team officials. The league has scrubbed its website and threatened to fine teams that contact players, even through social networking sites.

Apparently, weddings are off-limits too, at least without official clearance from the league office.

Yahoo! Sports reports that Warriors guard Stephen Curry is about to get hitched and isn't sure whether Golden State employees will be able to attend.
Curry also has some other plans for July: He and his fiancèe, Ayesha Alexander, are getting married in Charlotte at the end of the month. He expects eight Warriors teammates, other NBA players like Rudy Gay, Ronny Turiaf and Corey Maggette and members of former Warriors coach Keith Smart’s staff to attend. He’s still waiting to see if Warriors’ front office officials and Bobcats assistant coach Stephen Silas, a former Golden State assistant, can get cleared by the NBA to go. Miami Heat officials were recently given permission to attend Chris Bosh’s wedding.

“They all sent their regards and petitioned the league to come to the wedding, so they’re not breaking any rules,” Curry said. “As of right now, they can’t come. I don’t know how the process is going. If they show up, they show up. If not, I understand why.”
Poor Curry thought it was bad when he needed to ask the bride's father for his daughter's hand in marriage. Now he needs to turn to NBA commissioner David Stern for a second level of permission.

"Does anyone here object to this union? Speak now or forever hold your peace."

"I do," shouts Stern as he emerges from underneath a pew in the church's fourth row. "Silas just slapped Curry's back and whispered 'congratulations' in his ear. That will be one million dollars! Please make the check payable to Adam Silver."

OK, OK, it's not quite that ridiculous. Given the recent, clear precedent established by the Bosh wedding, Curry's nuptials should come off without a hitch and with the entire invited guest list in attendance.

Still, what a hassle. Requiring that these players and coaches formally request permission without rubberstamping it? Terrible. As if newlyweds didn't have enough to stress about.

Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: July 7, 2011 11:16 am

NBA locking out Stephen Curry's wedding?

And I'm sure your life is just as happy as it can be. Who are you to judge someone else's lifestyle?

Unlike you, Curry doesn't have the mindset of a horny 16-year old (which you very well might be) and the morals of a wet mop. I guess you might want to tell Stephen that he's apparently doing you some level of wrong for making a choice that you disagree with.

You know, sounds to me like you can't get any if you paid out for it, and you're jealous because maybe he technically could. Projecting much?

Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: July 7, 2011 11:13 am

NBA locking out Stephen Curry's wedding?

Amazing some of the comments on here made about Curry's soon-to-be wife, as if you losers actually know them or at least think you know how each and every high-profile (not) wedding is going to workout. Why not keep your miserable attitudes and lives to yourselves and actually give the kids a chance? Idiots.

Calling someone you don't even know a "bitch" or anything else and presuming that she'll be like Chris Bosh's ex is not only stupid, it's irresponsible. But, such is life as usual on these message boards. Unfortunately, there's no intelligence pre-req for posters on you, which is why readers end up having to read your idiotic drivel more often than not. Both of you on here who mocked him for getting married at 23 can go f*ck yourselves.

Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: July 7, 2011 10:32 am
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Since: Feb 14, 2011
Posted on: July 7, 2011 9:29 am

NBA locking out Stephen Curry's wedding?

He should invite all the NASCAR guys instead!!  Budweiser beers for everyone!!

Since: Mar 15, 2011
Posted on: July 7, 2011 8:05 am


Hope he has a good prenup from a top lawyer.  This chick will take all his money after a couple of years.

Since: Jun 1, 2011
Posted on: July 7, 2011 12:38 am
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Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: July 6, 2011 10:42 pm

NBA locking out Stephen Curry's wedding?

Players can go without having to get any permission as players are free to do as they please. Its the team officials; coaches, assistant coaches, and staff, that are not free to go. I do think it is absolutely ridiculous but hey it is world of the NBA at this moment.

Since: Mar 29, 2009
Posted on: July 6, 2011 8:20 pm
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