Imagine where the Golden State Warriors would be if they never drafted Steph Curry (we're willing to bet they wouldn't be on their way to a fourth title in five seasons).

Well, Dub Nation, it's a good thing Dell Curry didn't get his wish.

In a recent interview with NBC Sports, the former player and father of the two-time MVP said he told the Warriors not to select his son with the seventh overall pick in 2009.

"I remember (then-Warriors coach) Don Nelson called me and said, 'Hey, what's your feelings towards (us) drafting your son?' I said, 'Don't. You asked me the question, I'm going to tell you the truth. Don't.'

"The conversation went on and he said, 'Well, if we get the opportunity, we're going to do it.' I said, 'Coach, that's your decision.'"

"I don't know where Golden State is…" – Sonya Curry

When asked on Draft night by then head coach Don Nelson about the @warriors drafting @StephenCurry30, Dell Curry said "Don't. You asked me the question, I'll tell you the truth. Don't."

It all worked out in the end.

Steph wasn't the most sought-after draft prospect despite three dominant seasons at Davidson, and his dad felt as though Golden State — coming off a 29-53 record — wasn't the best fit.

"We just thought his game fit a better team, a better scenario, the way another team was playing, up and down, faster, and had a better locker room," Dell said.

Steph's mom, Sonya Curry, felt the same way, but for different reasons.

"Well, that's the dad answer, and the professional athlete answer" she said. "Mine was, Golden State is too far away. Where is my baby going? I don't know where Golden State is." 

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