Steph Curry Wins NBA MVP In Landslide Vote
After an impressive season for both himself and his team, the Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry was a runaway winner for 2014-15 NBA MVP honors.
Curry led the Warriors to a league-best 67-15 record in his fifth season as a pro, averaging 23.8 points, 7.7 assists, 4.3 rebounds, 2.0 steals, and 32.7 minutes per game. He also finished with a league-leading .914 free-throw percentage to go along with an impressive .443 shooting percentage from beyond the arc.
Curry received 100 out of a possible 130 first-place votes. James Harden was second on the list with 25 first-place votes, and LeBron James received the remaining five. Here’s a look at the voting breakdown, via NBA.com:
This is Steph Curry’s first MVP award, and he’ll look to partner it up with an NBA Championship ring, as his Warriors currently hold a 1-0 lead over the Memphis Grizzlies in their second-round best-of-seven playoff series.
Game 2 is set for Tuesday in Golden State.