Warriors Stephen Curry Selected First Unanimous MVP

© Daniel Gluskoter
© Daniel Gluskoter

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors receives the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award for the second year in a row on Tuesday, becoming the first player in league history to win the Award unanimously. Curry, 28 , led the Warriors to an NBA-record 73 wins while leading the league in scoring with 30.1 points per game and breaking his own record with 402 three-point field goals. Curry also extended his ongoing NBA record of hitting at least one three-pointer to 152 straight regular season games, stretching nearly two full seasons.

© Daniel Gluskoter Steph Curry strikes a pose with both of his back-to-back MVP trophies, as suggested by Rick Porcaro.
© Daniel Gluskoter
Curry poses with his back-to-back MVP trophies.

Curry joined Wilt Chamberlain ( 1959-60 ) as the only Warrior in franchise history to win the award last year and becomes the first Warrior to win it twice, earning all 130 first place votes from a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters in the United States and Canada, in addition to winning the fan vote.

About Daniel Gluskoter

Daniel Gluskoter is the Martinez Tribune's national music and sports editor and a Bay Area photojournalist who's work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated. He covered the 2008 Presidential campaign as a correspondent for United Press International and has travelled worldwide covering events ranging from numerous Super Bowls and Olympics to Live Aid and the Grammys.

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