Stephen Curry NBA Finals MVP History, Including Votes and Stats

Isaiah De Los Santos
Stephen Curry NBA Finals MVP history, including votes and stats.
Stephen Curry NBA Finals MVP history, including votes and stats. / Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The 2022 NBA Finals didn't start the way Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors wanted. It wasn't for a lack of production from Curry, though, as he dropped 34 points against the Boston Celtics and set a Finals record with six 3-pointers in the first quarter.

If Curry keeps up those numbers, and the Warriors erase their 1-0 series deficit to win another title, the 34-year-old would be in great position to capture Finals MVP.

Has Steph Curry Won a Finals MVP

Despite being a highly decorated player, including taking home league MVP twice, Steph Curry has never won a Finals MVP award. As a three-time NBA champ, the electric point guard has had three chances to win FMVP, but been passed up in favor of one of his teammates each year his team won the title.

In addition to Curry's reputation as one of the best players in the league, Curry's numbers during the Finals make it even curious that he's never won FMVP. He owns a career average of 26.7 points, 6.2 assists and 5.7 rebounds across 29 games in the Finals.

How Many Finals MVPs Does Stephen Curry Have?

Stephen Curry has won zero Finals MVPs during his 13 seasons in the NBA. He's been to the Finals six times, including this year, and won three 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.

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.

Steph Curry Finals MVP Stats

Here are Stephen Curry's stats during the Warriors' three 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 Finals MVP Odds

Curry is currently +145 to win the 2022 Finals MVP, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. That places him in a clear second ahead of Jaylen Brown (+650) and behind post-Game 1 frontrunner Jayson Tatum (+130).

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