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Stephen Curry named NBA MVP

Stephen Curry, point guard for the Golden State Warriors, won the NBA's Most Valuable Player award on Monday.

Curry received 100 of the 130 first-place votes for a total 1,198 points -- easily beating Houston's James Harden (936 points with 25 first-place votes). LeBron James finishied third with 552 points (five first-place votes). Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook was fourth (352 points) and New Orleans center Anthony Davis was fifth (203 points) .

Curry carried the top-seeded Warriors to 67 wins, a franchise record. He's the first MVP for the Warriors since Wilt Chamberlain in 1960, when the franchise played in Philadelphia.

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 03: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 03: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors warms up before their game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 03: Nick Calathes #12
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 03: Nick Calathes #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies is covered by Stephen Curry #30 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 03: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 03: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a shot against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Stephen Curry
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts to a three point shot against the New Orleans Pelicans during Game Four in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center on April 25, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Anthony Davis
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors dive for a loose ball during Game Four in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center on April 25, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Eric Gordon
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Eric Gordon #10 of the New Orleans Pelicans drives to the basket against Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during Game Four in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center on April 25, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Stephen Curry
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is defended by Eric Gordon #10 of the New Orleans Pelicans during Game Four in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center on April 25, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 23: Stephen Curry
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 23: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors speaks with referee Derrick Stafford #9 during Game Three in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on April 23, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 23: Eric Gordon
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 23: Eric Gordon #10 of the New Orleans Pelicans drives around Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game Three in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the Smoothie King Center on April 23, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 18: Stephen Curry #30
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OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 18: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drive on Anthony Davis #23, Tyreke Evans #1 and Quincy Pondexter #20 of the New Orleans Pelicans in the first quarter during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 18, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Stephen Curry
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors and Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers on the court during a foul shot at Staples Center on March 31, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: Stephen Curry #30
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BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drives past Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics during the first quarter at TD Garden on March 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: Stephen Curry #30
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BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates at the end of the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Warriors defeat the Celtics 106-101. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: Stephen Curry #30
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BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates during the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Warriors defeat the Celtics 106-101. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: David Lee #10
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BOSTON, MA - MARCH 01: David Lee #10 talks with Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors after the game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Warriors defeat the Celtics 106-101. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Stephen Curry
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors and of the Western Conference celebrates after winning the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest as part of the 2015 NBA Allstar Weekend at Barclays Center on February 14, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Stephen Curry
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors and the Western Conference points during the 2015 NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors smiles
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors smiles during a stop in play in the fourth quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on February 7, 2015 in New York City.

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors follows
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors follows through on a three point shot in the fourth quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on February 7, 2015.

Harrison Barnes #40 and Stephen Curry #30 of
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Harrison Barnes #40 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors battle for a rebound against Paul Millsap #4 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on Feb. 6, 2015 in Atlanta.

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 06: Stephen Curry #30
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ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 06: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors defends against Dennis Schroder #17 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on February 6, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 06: Stephen Curry #30
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ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 06: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors walks to the bench during a timeout against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on February 6, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors walks
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors walks off the court after their 124-116 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on February 6, 2015 in Atlanta.

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors stands
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors stands during free throws in the final seconds of their 124-116 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on Feb. 6, 2015 in Atlanta.

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors attacks
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors attacks the basket against DeMarre Carroll and Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on Feb. 6, 2015 in Atlanta.

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors
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Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts to a play during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on Nov. 25, 2014 in Miami.

The Warriors' Stephen Curry dribbles around the Clippers'
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The Warriors' Stephen Curry dribbles around the Clippers' J.J. Redick in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 27, 2014.

The Clippers' Chris Paul is called for a
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The Clippers' Chris Paul is called for a charge on the Warriors' Stephen Curry in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 27, 2014.

The Clippers' Matt Barnes falling to the floor
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The Clippers' Matt Barnes falling to the floor is called for a travel in front of the Warriors' Stephen Curry in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 27, 2014.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 19: Stephen Curry
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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 19: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drves against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors takes
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot during the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest part of 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend at the Toyota Center. (Feb. 16, 2013)

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