Los Angeles (AFP) – After helping the Golden State Warriors win the NBA Championship, Stephen Curry will host the ESPYS Championship.
The show, which honors last year’s best athletes and moments in sports, airs live on ABC on July 20 from Los Angeles.
Curry, who is a Finals MVP, has been nominated for three awards, including Best Male Athlete.
“It was a pleasure to attend ESPYS but I never imagined I would get the privilege of hosting this special event,” Curry said in a statement.
– Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) 29 June 2022
Off the field, Curry co-founded a multimedia company focused on diverse content that includes family, sports, and faith. Unanimous Media CEO produces ABC’s sports reality show “Holey Moley”. Curry’s co-founder, Erick Peyton, will serve as co-executive producer for ESPYS.
ESPYS will honor Vitali Klitschko, former heavyweight boxing champion and mayor of Kyiv, Ukraine, with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Retired Army Command Sgt. Major Gretchen Evans will receive the Pat Tillman Award for Service.
College Basketball Hall of Fame announcer Dick Vitale will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance.