A clear winner in this season’s thrilling NBA MVP race has yet to emerge, with the two leading candidates each still making their case on and off the court.
James Harden believes he has the “edge” over Stephen Curry, but the Golden State Warriors sniper isn’t so sure.
After burning the Portland Trail Blazers for 45 points and ten dimes on a record-breaking Thursday night, Curry cautioned that the Houston Rockets superstar may be getting ahead of himself by pushing his MVP candidacy so hard.
Per CSN Bay Area:
Informed of Harden’s comments after leading the Warriors to a 116-105 win over the Blazers, Curry merely shrugged as he strolled toward the trainer’s room. […] “Ahh … that might have been a little aggressive,” the point guard said.
“Nothing left to say … except that (Curry’s) the MVP,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. […] “I don’t have a vote,” Warriors CEO Joe Lacob said, “But all I’m saying is, it would be criminal if he doesn’t get it. Period.”
“In any other year, maybe he is,” Lacob said of Harden’s MVP claim. “He’s great. He is deserving – in any other year, maybe.”