Stephen Curry Named May, 2021 Western Conference Player of the Month!
Stephen Curry has been named the NBA Western Conference Player of the Month for May, the NBA announced today.
Curry, who was previously named the Western Conference Player of the Month for April, is the first Warrior ever to win the award in back-to-back months. He has won the award nine times during his career and it represents the 13th time a Warrior has garnered the monthly recognition.
During May, Curry averaged an NBA-high 36.8 points to go along with 5.6 assists, 5.1 rebounds, 1.38 steals and 34.6 minutes in eight games (all starts). He helped lead the Warriors to an NBA-best 8-1 (.889) record, including a season-high six-game winning streak from May 6-16, tied for the longest to end a season in franchise history (1950-51 Philadelphia Warriors). Curry scored at least 30 points in seven of his eight games during the month, including 40-or-more points three times, the most of any player in May.