Riley Curry Was Obviously the Best Part of Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Sports Awards
By John Boone
Apparently Nickelodeon has a whole Kids' Choice Awards just for sports now? Who knew? Anyway, the event took place on Thursday, capping off a week of sports-centric award shows, and Nick invited the most important athlete of our generation: Riley Curry.
She was generous enough to give her plus one to her dad, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors. Look at him trying to get in on her photo op!
The recently promoted big sister let her father enjoy her spotlight early on in the evening, when she graciously allowed him to win awards in Kids' Choice Sports categories such as "Clutch Player of the Year" and "Sickest Moves." Then, when we won "Best Male Athlete," for the first time in the three or so months we’ve been obsessed with her, Riley was truly speechless:
Probably because she knew, as with every other award handed out that night, it should have gone to her. So she went onstage to accept it. And graciously greeted her legions of fans on the way:
Your faves could never.
Onstage, Steph told the crowd, "It's almost my daughter Riley's birthday, so if on the count of three, everybody could say 'Happy birthday, Riley,' that would mean a lot.” And they did, because Riley is queen.
Speaking of the Kids' Choice Sports Awards, on the red carpet, Nick Young told ET about planning his wedding with fiancée Iggy Azalea: