Denise Curry

Denise Curry ( born August 22, 1959 in Fort Benton, Montana) is a former American basketball player. As a player on the position of the center curry was active for the UCLA Bruins University of California and was there at the time of their withdrawal from active competition record holder in points scored and rebounds. In international championships Curry won with the national team of the United States several gold medals, including at the Olympics in 1984. For her performance career she was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997.



Curry attended the University of California, reaching in her career with the UCLA Bruins 3,198 points and 1,310 rebounds.

Elite player

Curry played 1982-1990 in different European basketball leagues, including in France, Germany and Italy. She won in these eight years, five national championships with their respective teams and was voted player of the decade in France.


From 1977 to 1984 Curry was part of the U.S. national basketball team of the ladies. With the selection they won gold medals at the World Championships in 1979, the Pan American Games in 1983 and the 1984 Olympic Games ..


As a player on the Curry College has been honored three times as an All - American. In addition to the appointment to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 1999, she received the reputation in the opening year of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.