Will the reigning MVP manage to defend his honor unanimously? If he does, he will become the first person to do so in the history of the league. And Stephen Curry will be the 11th player in the league’s 70 year history to clinch back-to-back MVP award. LeBron James achieved this feat for the last time in 2012 and 2013 with the Miami Heat.
Stephen Curry will be named as the MVP of this season, according to sources. Curry has been widely announced as the MVP for months.
And Curry has a high possibility of becoming the MVP unanimously. An honor which Shaquille O’Neal and LeBron James missed by only one vote. O’Neal missed in 2000 and LBJ missed in 2013, according to the Real GM.
The Golden State Warriors’ All-star is the only player in the league’s history to average 30 points in less than 35 minutes per game at any position in an entire season. Sources also confirmed that the announcement of the award will come next week as the Warriors are poised to return to Oakland after playing their game 4 at Portland. The MVP is currently sitting out with a grade 1 MCL sprain.
The Warriors guard shattered his previous record of highest 3-pointers in a season to set a new milestone in this season. His record improved to 402 from 286. He also joined the club of Steve Nash and his current coach Steve Kerr for shoot at least 50 percent from the floor, 45 percent from 3-point range and 90 percent from the line in a single season.
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