“Winning the Finals MVP would mean everything!”: Stephen Curry discusses with Malika Andrews about the value of the Bill Russell trophy

Raahib Singh
|Published June 08, 2022

ESPN’s Malika Andrews sits down with Stephen Curry before Game 3, asks him what would it mean to win Finals MVP

Getting drafted as the 7th pick in the 2009 Draft, Stephen Curry has had a career that no one, especially the Minnesota Timberwolves, could’ve imagined. The Warriors’ sharpshooter has redefined the way the game of basketball is played.

Steph started his NBA career riddled with injuries. However, around the end of the 2012-13 season, the Warriors bet on him, and signed him on a 4-year, $44 million extension. The rest, as they say, is history. What once was considered throwing money in a pit, soon came to be called the greatest steal in basketball history.

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Curry won 2 MVPs, 2 championships, multiple All-Stars, All-NBA selections, and whatnot. He has achieved everything an NBA player can hope for, everything except a Finals MVP trophy. As the Warriors face the Celtics in the Finals, Steph has a shot to win his 4th Championship and the Finals MVP honors.

Malika Andrews asks Stephen Curry what it would mean to get Finals MVP

The Warriors are in Boston, as they look to face the Celtics tonight for Game 3. Yesterday, the players sat down for media day ahead of Game 3. Malika Andrews sat down with Stephen Curry to talk about the Finals and more.

When asked what it would mean to get the coveted Finals MVP trophy. He replied and said,

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Watching Andre Iguodala and Kevin Durant lift the Finals MVP trophy, Steph sure would’ve felt the need to get a Bill Russell trophy of his own. Steph has climbed to the top of the Finals MVP ladder. If he can keep up with himself, it won’t be long before he’s holding the last missing piece in his decorated resume.

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Raahib Singh

Raahib Singh

Raahib Singh is an NBA Editor at The SportsRush. A Computer Science Engineer by qualification, Raahib's passion for sports drew him toward TSR. He started playing basketball when he was 14, and fell in love with the sport ever since. His interest in the NBA developed at the same time as when Stephen Curry put the entire league on notice. Raahib was spellbound by Steph and the Warriors and has been a fan since. From starting off as a Warriors fan, Raahib has evolved into someone who can never miss a good game of basketball. He converts his love for the game and the knowledge he has gained into the articles he writes. In his spare time, he enjoys cricket, going for walks, and murder mysteries.

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