McGrady: Curry’s unanimous MVP win shows NBA is ‘watered-down’
Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady isn’t convinced that Stephen Curry earned a unanimous MVP selection on his own.
Hours after Curry became the first unanimous MVP in league history, McGrady suggested the feat was a product of a weak league, which is devoid of “top-notch” players and teams.
“For him to be that first player to get that unanimously, I think it tells you how watered-down our league is,” McGrady said on ESPN’s The Jump. “Seriously. Because think of when M.J. played, Shaq, I mean those guys really played against top-notch competition, more superstars I think on more teams ... but it’s well-deserved.”
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McGrady is hardly the first retired player to question the quality of the league in light of the Warriors’ success. So many criticized Curry and Golden State that the two-time MVP called it “annoying” back in February.
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