- The Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics to become NBA Champions.
- Stephen Curry earned his first career NBA Finals MVP award.
- Obviously, NBA Twitter — fans and players alike — commended Curry.
It finally happened. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has received an NBA Finals MVP Award.
The Dubs took care of the Boston Celtics in Game 6 on Thursday night behind a 34-point effort from Curry, including six three-pointers after failing to hit one in Game 5.
After the game, the award came, and Curry finally received the prestigious honor. More than that, he was a unanimous selection.
Stephen Curry won unanimously, receiving all 11 votes for Finals MVP. pic.twitter.com/RA7z8BCbsV
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 17, 2022
For as stellar as Curry’s career has been, there was one thing missing — an NBA Finals MVP. Well, not anymore.
NBA Twitter Explodes After Stephen Curry Brings Home The Honors
It is clearly a well-deserved honor for Steph, who put together four games of 30 or more points, including a 43-point outburst in Game 4. This decision was evident, and NBA Twitter — including fans and players — were quick to give Curry his moment in the spotlight.
— Kaiser (@Hoopassion) June 17, 2022
Unanimous. As he should have. An all-time great that deserves all the flowers. https://t.co/XjmcJJCoxN!!
— Collins (@colgy30) June 17, 2022
Curry’s resume just keeps on growing.
🔥 8x All-Star
🔥 8x All-NBA
🔥 4x champion
🔥 2x MVP
🔥 NBA’a all-time 3-point leader
And now add Finals MVP to Stephen Curry’s legendary career pic.twitter.com/1mRLtJ9E2Q
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) June 17, 2022
The NBA players — both past and present — gave Curry his props.
Steph Him fasho 🔥
— Miles Bridges (@MilesBridges) June 17, 2022
Don’t talk about Steph again unless it’s in a convo with the time great PLAYERS!! And i mean a hand full of people to ever touch a basketball.
— Seth Curry (@sdotcurry) June 17, 2022
Steph a mf savage
— kuz (@kylekuzma) June 17, 2022
This was a moment that Curry had been waiting for. Finally, it happens, on June 16, 2022.
Soak it in, Steph!
Golden State Warriors and their MVP Stephen Curry celebrate their 4th NBA Championship in 8 years after a 103-90 win over Boston Celtics in Game 6 of NBA Finals. @sfchronicle photos by @ScottStrazzante pic.twitter.com/Hh0gEhMfdZ
— Scott Strazzante (@ScottStrazzante) June 17, 2022
The Warriors are the 2021-2022 NBA Champions, and Curry will remember this night for a long time. To top it off, here’s Steph’s Tweet.