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Stephen Curry Is The NBA's First Unanimous MVP In League History

It's the second year in a row he's won the title.

Posted on May 10, 2016, at 12:41 p.m. ET

Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2015-16 season, earning him back-to-back MVP awards.

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Not only did he win the award, he got all the votes. He's the first unanimous MVP in league history.

It's official: Steph Curry is the first unanimous #MVP in NBA history. Kawhi Leonard came in 2nd. LeBron James came in 3rd.

Curry and the Warriors posted the best record in NBA history, 73-9, this season. They surpassed the previous best-ever season by Michael Jordan's Bulls — that team who won 72 games during the 95-96 season.

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Curry put up historic numbers himself a few times this year. Remember this shot to tie the all-time single-game three-point record?

Fittingly, The Chef got the MVP one day after yet another history-making game. On Monday, Curry scored 40 points in his first game back from injury to put the Warriors up 3-1 in their playoff series vs. the Blazers.

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And of course he set another record — scoring 17 points in overtime, the most ever scored in overtime by a single player in ANY GAME EVER.

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Congrats, MVP!

(And congrats to you too, Riley!)
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(And congrats to you too, Riley!)

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