Updated 2015-16 MVP Odds: Steph Curry vs. the Field, Who Ya Got?

December 4th, 2015 by Zach Buckley Leave a reply »

The NBA MVP race is over—or, rather, it would be if the 2015-16 campaign closed today.

Stephen Curry, who's still sporting the belt from last season, could give the league its first unanimous winner. It's not easy to be the first anything in a five-plus-decade-old association, but it's possible when the same person wears the labels most often affixed to the award—best player overall and best player on the best team.

But the curtain isn't close to dropping yet. This marathon journey still has four-plus months to go; who knows what type of madness lies ahead. As a wise man once said, anything is possible.

The injury bug might strike. Streaks and slumps can push players up and down the MVP ladder. Heck, Curry's Golden State Warriors might actually lose a game at some point.

So much of this script still needs to be written. But there's enough data on hand already to weigh Curry's odds of a repeat MVP award and those of his top competitors.


Curry's Credentials

In the video above, Curry erupted for 28 points (including 24 straight) during the third quarter of a ...

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