Two leading MVP candidates
The leading MVP candidate this season is Steph Curry, with Kevin Durant being right in the same conversation. The two superstars are putting on an absolute display of dominance, competing for the title for the best scorer in the NBA. It seems that ever since the season started, Curry has been on a mission to get back in the NBA Finals, putting his team on his back and being one of the most consistent superstars so far this season. On top of that, he solidified his name as the all-time leader in three-pointers made, which is a testament to his greatness.
Currently, Curry is the most likable player in the NBA, and he is the main reason the Warriors are one of the most followed teams in the league, having fans all over the country and the world. It's even gotten so far that Kevin Durant noticed it because the last time the Warriors played the Nets in Barclays Arena, it almost seemed like they were playing in the Oracle Arena. There were so many fans in Curry's jersey it was surprising considering the fact Nets have Durant, Harden, and Irving on their team.
Curry is the most likeable player in the NBA
Durant said it's like that no matter where you go, and the popularity and excitement that Curry brings is mesmerizing and truly unique. Fans absolutely love him because he is the superstar they can relate to the most, which shows in their continued support throughout the years.
"It's ridiculous they were clowning us in the Barclays for the amount of Steph curry fans in there. I'm like, yoo do you not see him in every arena. Like it's just not the Barclays arena where he gets MVP chants and cheers after he has five threes in a row, its always going to be like that, that's so who he is, that is what he attracts."
The success in recent years the Warriors had as a team combined with Curry's individual accomplishments made him one of the biggest superstars in the NBA. For the past couple of years, his jersey has been the best-selling one, which is sheer proof of his popularity and impact on the game. Kids see him as a role model and emulate their game to resemble him as much as possible. That is the trend Curry is already responsible for in the NBA, which is a true sign of greatness and universal talent.