Stephen Curry responds to message from fan over no women’s shoe

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In the letter, shared earlier this week by Vox's Liz Plank, 9-year-old Riley Morrison explained to Curry she loves playing basketball and she really wants those sweet Curry 5s, but she can't seem to find them in girls' sizes.

So, she wrote the two-time NBA MVP a letter, urging Under Armour to address the issue. He sweetened the deal by inviting Riley to celebrate International Women's Day with him in Oakland in March before ending the letter with the Under Armour tagline #RuinTheGame. "My dad and I visited the Under Armor website and were disappointed to see that there were no Curry 5's for sale under the girls section".

In an unexpected twist, Curry not only responded, but sent Riley a pair of the coveted kicks, extended her a future invitation and got UA to change the sizing designation on the site; making the shoes more inclusive for all of his fans, regardless of gender. "Unfortunately we have labeled smaller sizes "boys" on the website and we are correcting this NOW".

Steph Curry responds to 9-year-old's letter about offering his shoes in sizes for girls
Steph Curry Responded To A Little Girl Who Asked Why His Shoes Don't Come In Girls' Sizes

But fortunately for the Warriors, Curry will return for their next game - against the Pistons on Saturday.

As a big Warriors fan, she had her eyes on some Curry 5's but was left frustrated at what she saw.

Though the Warriors aren't in first place, their game against the Raptors tomorrow looks like a matchup of the best two teams in each conference. Curry tells Morrison in the letter.


And people say the art of letter writing is dead.

He also invited her to join him at a special ceremony on International Women's Day on March 9th.

Can't miss first: The Raptors led by as many as 18 points in the first quarter, their biggest advantage of the night, and were up 38-25 after 12 minutes.


Steph Curry returns to action after sitting out for nearly a month.

Sneakers are just sneakers, but it's clear that Curry knows that the change Riley inspired - just because she asked for it - is a step in the right direction.


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