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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry became the NBA's first unanimous Most Valuable Player on Tuesday, winning the award for a second straight season. Curry, 28, swept all 131 first-place votes, including 130 from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters and one from the Kia MVP fan vote. San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was second in the voting, followed byCleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James. The Warriors returned home after Monday's Game 4 win in Portland, in which Curry had 40 points, including an NBA record17 in overtime. Curry has been monster on the court all season, dropping an incredible 402 3-pointers during the regular season en route to a record breaking 73 wins. He also joined Steve Nash and his coach, Steve Kerr, as the only players in league history to shoot at least 50 percent from the floor, 45 percent from 3-point range and 90 percent from the line in a season. Curry is the first player in league history at any position to average 30 ‎points per game in less than 35 minutes per game over a full season. He is the first two-time MVP in franchise history, and Wilt Chamberlain (1959-60) is the only other Warriors winner. Shaquille O'Neal and James fell one vote shy of unanimous selection in 2000 and 2013, respectively. Curry joins Tom Brady (2010 NFL MVP) and Wayne Gretzky (1982 Hart Trophy winner) as the only unanimous MVPs in their respective leagues. There have been 17 unanimous MVPs in MLB history, most recently Bryce Harper, who was NL MVP last season.
@DavidGom I agree with you 100%. The refs have been off this whole series
Just made a card about it you guys should check it out!
@KyleBerke Yeah did you? They shouldve called foul on Kawhi on that last play. It was pretty obvious and not give Westbrook a shot
@DavidGom oh man did you see the Thunder win tonight?
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