Sonia Curry, mother of Stephen Curry - starting point guard for the Golden State Warriors in this years NBA Finals- spoke about her love of Hebrew and how a trip to Israel impacted her life in an interview to Sport 5 TV on Sunday."I actually love Hebrew... I just love that Jesus Christ (spoke) Hebrew," she said, adding, "I wanted to learn.... so I could read the Torah in Hebrew." sign up to our newsletterThe mother of one of the brightest stars of this year's NBA championship series also spoke about the impact that her visit to Israel a few years ago had on her life. "When I (went) to visit Israel and Jerusalem about five years ago, and came back, (I) was just transformed spiritually...and have been basking in the experience ever since." Like her son, the NBA all-star's mother also has some Hebrew ink on the back of her nape, which reads "hen," that means grace or charm. Stephen Curry has a tattoo in Hebrew of a biblical verse. According to Sport 5, Curry's mom had been studying Hebrew for four years."It's our [his and his wife's] favorite Bible verse," Curry told Sport 5.The 2015 MVP told Sport 5 that he and his wife have matching tattoos that read, "Love never failed to be." The verse was taken from First Corinthians, 13:8.Asked if he can pronounce it in Hebrew, he said "I can't. I'm working on it."The Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will face off Tuesday night in Game 6 of their best-of-seven series.