words // Pierce Simpson:
Winning the NBA MVP is much like winning an Oscar or a Grammy in the sense that for the rest of enternity, you’ll be recognized as an award winner within a prestigious lineage of individuals.
A group of individuals consisting of Hall of Famers and “generational” players alike, the NBA MVP is the benchmark of supremacy. With Stephen Curry announced as the 2014-2015 NBA MVP, it seems fitting that today we take a chronological look at the company Steph is joining, along with their respective sneaker choice, over the last decade.
To see for yourself, flip through the pages below to enjoy the latest NK Original entitled: M-V-P: A Look At The Last Ten NBA MVPs & What They Wore.
2005-2006: Steve Nash
Model: Nike Basketball Models such as the Nike Air Flight Banger
Stat Line: 18.8 ppg, 10.5 ast, 4.2 reb
Winning the NBA MVP the season prior, plenty didn’t anticipate the “below-the-rim” guard that is Steve Nash to capture the award for the second season in a row. Well, that’s exactly what he did, as the Canadian-bred point guard dazzled fans in the desert by averaging a double-double in Mike D’Antoni’s innovative offense that would ultimately revolutionize the NBA. Sporting the Nike Air Flight Banger and various models throughout the season, Nash would turn in impressive totals.