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Stephen Curry will lift another MVP trophy. Dwyane Wade will try to keep lifting the Miami Heat.
And by night's end, the NBA's Final Four may be in more focus.
Curry and Golden State will host Portland in Game 5 of their second-round series on Wednesday night, the Warriors leading 3-1 and one win from another trip to the Western Conference finals. That game will be preceded by Wade and the Heat in Toronto, with their East matchup knotted at two games apiece after four extremely close — though not always aesthetically pleasing — matchups.
"I'm sleeping like a baby," Toronto coach Dwane Casey said Tuesday. "Waking up and crying."
The night will belong to Curry, announced Tuesday as the league's first unanimous MVP. He'll get to show the trophy to the adoring home fans at Oracle Arena before tip-off of Game 5 of that series.
It's a regular-season honor, but what he did in Game 4 on Monday night in Portland won't be soon forgotten.
Curry scored an NBA-record 17 points in overtime, finished with 40 in his first game back after missing two weeks with a sprained knee ligament, and helped the Warriors put the Blazers on the brink of elimination with a 132-125 win.
Put most simply, the MVP took over.
"When Steph would have a game like this last year, (former Warriors assistant) Alvin Gentry would say I've got two plays for you. 'Steph, get the ball' and 'Get the ball, Steph,'" Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. "Those were Alvin's two play calls so in Alvin's honor that's what we ran in overtime."