The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry spoke about his biggest influences during an emotional speech in accepting his NBA Most Valuable Player Award on Monday.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award Monday, beating out Houston’s James Harden in a race that turned out not to be that close.
Some called him too small. Others too fragile. Now, Stephen Curry has another label: NBA MVP.
Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors wore down the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies in a 101-86 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday.
The 2009 NBA draft brought Steph Curry and a new age of basketball to the Warriors but one basketball analyst didn’t forecast a very bright future for the Davidson point guard.
Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
The rest of the awards will be doled out over the next few days. The Warriors aren’t expected to be as competitive in the Most Improved Player or Rookie of the Year categories, but the other key individual awards could all go to the dubs.
Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Warriors went up big before holding off the Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.
Stephen Curry has one New Jersey fan who’ll be rooting for the great Warriors’ point guard to be MVP. The two were brought together when Curry tried to beat the teen at his own game.
For most casual fans the Warriors haven’t been appointment television since, well, ever. But with potential MVP Stephen Curry and company compiling the 6th best record in NBA history, it’s time for even the hardest to impress fans to jump on the bandwagon.