A magical season has given the Golden State Warriors point guard another unique and unrepeatable moment after beating the Dallas Mavericks 4-1 in the Western Conference Finals after defeating Luka Doncic’s team 120-110 in Game 5 on Thursday night, he is the first winner of the Magic Johnson award.
The “Chef” was chosen as the Western Conference Finals Most Valuable Player, in an award that debuted in the NBA’s 75th season in honor of the legendary Los Angeles Lakers player, while in the Eastern Conference the Larry Bird award will be awarded.
Three-point leader and All-Star Game MVP
Curry has written another magical page to a season that began with the enormous milestone of breaking the all-time record for three-pointers, which was held by Ray Allen with 2,973, today, Steph is the only one who has totaled more than 3,000 hits from behind the arc (3,117).
— Chase Center (@ChaseCenter) May 27, 2022
Midway through the season in Cleveland, Curry won the NBA All-Star Game MVP Trophy for the first time in his career by leading Team LeBron to victory and scoring 50 points in a 163-160 win.
In the series against the Mavericks, Curry averaged 23.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game and was the offensive spark plug in leading his team to his sixth career NBA Finals.
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— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 27, 2022
Stephen Curry, for his first Bill Russell Trophy
Now, the “Chef” will be looking for his fourth Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA champion starting next week, and he wants to close the season with the first Bill Russell Trophy, which is given to the NBA Finals MVP. To do so, he must shine either against the Boston Celtics or the Miami Heat starting next Thursday, June 2, in Game 1 to be held at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California.