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Stephen Curry Joins Elite Company Of Michael Jordan And Jerry West Becoming The Third Guard Ever To Average 30+ Points Per Game In Multiple NBA Finals

Stephen Curry Joins Elite Company Of Michael Jordan And Jerry West Becoming The Third Guard Ever To Average 30+ Points Per Game In Multiple NBA Finals

Stephen Curry just won his first-ever Finals MVP trophy and his fourth championship as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics 103-90 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

Curry certainly was impressive putting up insane performances all across the regular season and stepping up, especially during the Finals. Be it his 43-point game-changer against the Celtics in Game 4 or be it the close-out performance of 34-points, Curry certainly showed his class.

While the Celtics' defense was able to lock down offensive powerhouses like that of the Brooklyn Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks, the Eastern Conference Champions had no answer for Steph. This certainly was visible in the 34-year-old's stat line as well, averaging 31.2 points, 5 assists, and 6 rebounds per game.

With such a stat line, Curry averaged more than 30 points in the NBA Finals for the second time in his career. This also made a mark in history as the 4-time champion became the third guard ever along with Michael Jordan and Jerry West to average more than 30 points in multiple NBA Finals.

This is certainly a pretty prestigious list to be in. While Jordan was the talismanic figure behind the record-breaking Chicago Bulls, Mr. Logo Jerry West was a constant for the Lakers in the 60s. 

Surprisingly enough,  Jerry West pips MJ in this metric, averaging more than 30 points for 6 instances. Jordan is a close second, averaging more than 30 points per game in 5 of his 6 Finals appearances. 

After sharing the court with one of the best scorers ever in Kevin Durant, Curry has clearly become the focal point of the Warriors' attack ever since Durant left. This has truly brought out the best of Curry in a while.

Not only has he become one of the most emphatic scorers in the league, but he is also efficient. A 34-year-old Stephen Curry is still at the top of his game and is showing no signs of slowing down just yet.

If he can continue to be as efficient in scoring and leading his team in clutch moments, we might be looking at the second chapter of the Warriors' dynasty.