Stephen Curry NBA Finals MVP History, Including Votes and Stats
Has Steph Curry Won a Finals MVP
Yes, Steph Curry has won a Finals MVP award. As a four-time NBA champ, the electric point guard has had four chances to win FMVP, and finally captured the hardware in 2022.
How Many Finals MVPs Does Stephen Curry Have?
Stephen Curry has won one Finals MVP during his 15 seasons in the NBA. He's been to the Finals six times and earned four rings. However, it was Andre Iguodala who won FMVP over him in 2015, and Curry then took a backseat to Kevin Durant during the team's championship wins in 2017 and 2018. He finally got his in 2022 as he led the Warriors over the Boston Celtics.
Steph Curry Finals MVP Votes
Curry's first chance to win a Finals MVP came in 2015, when he helped the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in six games. Yet it was Andre Iguodala that was named FMVP, earning 7 votes from the media after helping turning the series once he was inserted into the starting lineup. Cavs forward LeBron James received 4 votes despite losing the series, while Curry received zero votes.
Then came the 2017 Finals, where the Warriors took down the Cavaliers in just five games. Curry was outshined by newcomer Kevin Durant, who captured all 11 votes to win Finals MVP unanimously.
During the 2018 Finals, Curry made a serious push for MVP and provided a challenge to Durant. Despite his efforts, though, Durant won FMVP with 7 votes after Golden State swept Cleveland. Curry, meawhile, received the remaining 4 votes from the media.
In 2022, Curry was the unanimous MVP, earning all 11 votes from the media.
Steph Curry Finals MVP Stats
Here are Stephen Curry's stats during the Warriors' four championship wins in his career and how they compare to his teammates that won the award over him:
Steph Curry 2015 Finals Stats
- Steph Curry: 26.0 points, 6.3 assists, 5.2 rebounds, 44.3 FG%, 38.5 3PT%
- Andre Iguodala (MVP): 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 52.1 FG%, 40.0 3PT%
Steph Curry 2017 Finals Stats
- Steph Curry: 26.8 points, 9.4 assists, 8.0 rebounds, 44.0 FG%, 38.8 3PT%
- Kevin Durant (MVP): 35.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 55.6 FG%, 47.4 3PT%
Steph Curry 2018 Finals Stats
- Steph Curry: 27.5 points, 6.8 assists, 6.0 rebounds, 40.2 FG%, 41.5 3PT%
- Kevin Durant (MVP): 28.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 7.5 assists, 52.6 FG%, 40.9 3PT%
Steph Curry 2022 Finals Stats
- Steph Curry (MVP): 31.2 points, 5.0 assists, 6.0 rebounds, 48.2 FG%, 43.7 3PT%
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