Stephen Curry is the first back-to-back NBA MVP since LeBron James
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While ripping up records with his performances for the Golden State Warriors, the first unanimous MVP winner in NBA history has been also earning plaudits from all manner of luminaries – from President Obama to ballerina Misty Copeland.
Obama has waxed lyrical on the “Baby Faced Assassin’s’” shooting and dribbling skills, while Copeland says she is in “awe” of Curry.
“He combines a never-before-seen skill set with the panache and flair of a great performance artist,” Copeland told Time Magazine.
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“My confidence never wavered,” Curry said. “I don’t think you shoot nine shots from 3 without making one if you don’t have confidence.”