);
Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry meets viral sensation Zachary Walker ahead of Warriors game

curry-kid-crossover-112918-ftr-nbae.jpg
Stephen Curry signs a shoe for Zachary Walker (Mark Blinch/NBAE)

From ages 11 to 14, Stephen Curry would take the floor at what was once known as the Air Canada Centre to hone his game while his father Dell was a member of the Toronto Raptors.

Over 15 years later, Curry took the time to meet a new young sensation who recently brought about "oohs and ahhs" on the same floor at Scotiabank Arena - Fil-Canadian Zachary Walker.

Walker, a 10-year-old up-and-coming basketball star, took the floor with other members of the FIlipino Basketball Association for an exhibition during halftime of the Raptors' Nov. 13 game with the New Orleans Pelicans. With 10 seconds remaining in the five-on-five scrimmage, Walker put on a series of moves reminiscent of those that we see on a nightly basis from the Warriors' two-time MVP.

Like Curry, the 10-year-old finished his series of crossovers and hesitations with a jumper that touched nothing but the bottom of the net.

View this post on Instagram

OK, we see you! 🔥

A post shared by NBA (@nba) on

Meeting Curry ahead of the game was an extremely special moment for Walker, who in an Instagram post shared that the three-time champion was his 'idol', who left him with the motivational message to keep pushing forward.

Keep up to date with all of the latest :tag: news!
Sure Not Now
View this post on Instagram

Can't believe I just got a chance to meet my idol @stephencurry30 🔥🔥 . He was so nice and reminded me to keep working hard and said he wants to see me on the court one day!!

A post shared by Zachary Acedillo Walker (@zach_ballin30) on

Though Curry won't be suiting up Friday against Toronto, he found a way to make an impact long before tip off.

More from NBA.com

harden-antetokounmpo-032619-ftr-getty.jpg
Heat Check: Who is the MVP?
NBA.com Staff
chris-bosh-miami-heat-0200419-ftr-nba-getty
Heat to retire Bosh's No. 1
Gilbert McGregor
ACG NBA Jump 2019 Tryouts
2019 ACG NBA Jump Tryouts: All you need to know
Yash Matange
James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo
Wednesday TV Preview: MVP candidates clash in Rockets-Bucks battle
Yash Matange
NBA-PlayoffBracket2
Updated NBA Playoff Picture
NBA.com Staff
Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook
Blazers clinch sixth straight playoff berth; OKC fall to the 8th seed
Yash Matange
More News