- Marc Stein, Senior Writer, ESPN.com
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Sources told ESPN.com that Curry will be officially recognized as the league's MVP as early as Monday and is likely to receive the trophy in a pregame ceremony before Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Warriors' second-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies.
CSN Bay Area.com first reported Sunday that Curry had won the MVP race.
Curry and Houston's James Harden have been widely regarded as the two favorites for the award. ahead of pursuers such as Cleveland's LeBron James, Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, New Orleans' Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul.
The Thunder's Kevin Durant, who won his first MVP award in 2013-14, was limited to 27 games this season because of injuries.
When asked about the prospect of winning the MVP trophy after Sunday's Game 1 win over the Grizzlies, Curry said: "I honestly have no idea. It's obviously just ... in the middle of a playoff series, it's hard to kind of separate yourself with other things that may or may not happen.
"Obviously I know what the situation is, and just trying to focus on the game. And if I get a call tomorrow, I'll definitely be happy, and there will be a lot of people that can be proud of that moment, as well, and we'll enjoy it. But right now I'm happy we won Game 1. I'll wake up tomorrow a fresh new day, and we'll see what happens."
Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry has been voted the NBA's 2014-15 Most Valuable Player, according to league sources.