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06.19.17 | 2:32 pm

Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala team with Bloomberg on sports tech summit

It's no secret that, among basketball players, Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry of the two-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are among the most tech-savvy and well-connected-in-Silicon Valley players around. Last year, the two were involved with (with Iguodala and his business partner Rudy Cline-Thomas helping to organize) the National Basketball Players Association's first technology summit.

On the strength of that project (which was attended by about 20 current and former NBA players), Iguodala and Curry have teamed up with Bloomberg on The Players Technology Summit, to be held in San Francisco in August. This time around, the event will be bigger, open to athletes from other sports, and will be covered by the news media. But the gist is the same–putting athletes face-to-face with tech leaders in a bid to help them solidify their post-playing financial futures, as well as figuring out how these high-profile athletes can apply their celebrity and increasing understanding of technology to bear in Silicon Valley.

03.13.17 | 12:44 pm

Now you can work out with Steph Curry, in VR

The reigning two-time NBA MVP may be having a bit of an off-year (for him), but he still has all the same flashy moves that so many people wanted to see in person that, night in and night out, thousands showed up hours early for games just to watch the Golden State star do his pre-game practice routine. 

You may not have tickets to an upcoming Warriors game, but thanks to YouTube 360, you can check out that routine up close and personal. Today, the deodorant company Degree unveiled Stephen Curry: Motion in 360, a 360-degree video that puts you on the court with the Baby-Faced Assassin. He's of course not the first athlete to be featured in a 360—LeBron James, for example, was the star of a 12-minute VR project produced by Felix and Paul last year. Still, it's a lot of fun to be placed right in the middle of Curry's explosive moves. And maybe what you see will be the spark that spurs him to recapture every last bit of the magic that led the Warriors to a record-breaking 73 wins last year.