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Warriors guard Stephen Curry is set to take a step into legendary status this week as he will be named the 2015-16 MVP. We saw this coming since early this year as Curry was just on a whole other level from last season, improving substantially in every statistical category.
Curry becomes the first player to win back-to-back MVP’s since LeBron James in 2011-12, 2012-13 and the first guard to win back-to-back MVP since Steve Nash in 2004-2006.
Warriors guard Stephen Curry will this week be named NBA Most Valuable Player for a second successive season, ESPN has learned.
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 9, 2016
The two-time MVP also won the scoring title this season averaging a career-high 30.1 points per game on 50 percent shooting from the field to go with 6.7 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game. Curry reached multiple individual milestones, shattering his own single-season 3-point record as he nailed 400 on the season.
The 28-year-olds brilliance led the Warriors to 73 wins on the season which was good for the greatest regular season record in NBA history. In what has been a historic run, Curry has arguably put together the best individual season of the post-Jordan era.