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Curry didn't finish how he wanted but his Under Armour shoes came out ahead

Curry didn't finish how he wanted but his Under Armour shoes came out ahead

Ten days ago, Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors were prohibitive favorites to defend their NBA title, leading the final series 3-1 over the Cleveland Cavaliers. At the same time, the player's latest signature Under Armour shoe was being roundly lampooned in social media.

But — go figure — it turns out that Curry's vanilla-looking sneaker, which inspired such snarky nicknames as "Dad shoes" and "mall walkers," made out better than his basketball team.

The wave of Twitter-fueled derision about the Curry Two Low "Chef" model might have been embarrasing initially, but analysts say the Baltimore-based athletic apparel brand not only...

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