The one blemish on Steph Curry’s resume is the truth that he has gained Finals MVP simply as soon as within the six Finals he’s performed in.
“I’ll by no means hear that query once more – ‘Oh, you don’t have a Finals MVP’ – as a result of now it’s like, will I get one other? It’s simply the aim submit change,” Curry stated on JJ Redick’s podcast The Previous Man and the Three.
Curry additionally opened up on Andre Iguodala successful Finals MVP over him in 2015.
“Clearly, we’re not successful the finals if I don’t play the best way I performed. I felt like I performed extraordinarily properly. We don’t win the finals until Andre performs the best way he did, and that adjustment (of Iguodala serving as LeBron James’ major defender) working, him giving us such an enormous enhance all through the entire sequence.
“We each thought we in all probability deserved it. I’m certain when he heard his title known as, he was like, ‘No, it’s him.’ And if it was me, it could have been the identical factor. It by no means dawned on me that I wouldn’t have one other alternative to get one, or the actual fact he didn’t deserve it.”
Curry averaged 26 factors, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists within the 2015 Finals. Iguodala averaged 16.3 factors, 5.8 rebounds and 4 assists, however as Curry talked about, he was distinctive as LeBron James’ major defender.