Earlier today, it was officially announced that Stephen Curry is the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2015-16 season. We won by a landslide, becoming the first unanimous MVP in the history of the NBA.
On ESPN's “The Jump,” McGrady chose to take a broader look at the state of the league in wake of Curry's honor, and he's not all that impressed with it.
Tracy McGrady on ESPN's The Jump said Steph winning the MVP unanimously shows "how watered down our league is."
— mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) May 10, 2016
McGrady quickly clarified his comments, stating that Curry definitely deserved the award. His point is rather that guys like Michael Jordan played in eras with deeper levels of talent, which is why they never won unanimous MVPs.
It's an interesting opinion. Regardless of whether or not the league is as deep as it was back in the 1990s and 2000s, it was no small feat for Curry to take every single first place vote when superstars like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Kawhi Leonard all had tremendous seasons as well.
At the end of the day, Curry's numbers speak for themselves.
— NBA.com/Stats (@nbastats) May 10, 2016
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