Andre Iguodala talks NBA title, Finals MVP on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Even if the Golden State Warriors didn't win the 2015 NBA championship, Andre Iguodala was still getting a trophy. A smaller one, that is.
NBA Finals MVP and former Arizona Wildcats star Andre Iguodala appeared on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night to talk about his team's first title since 1975, and among the topics was a kind gesture his young son made during this year's playoffs.
He told Kimmel that during the Finals, his son, Andre II, presented him with a small-scale version of the Larry O'Brien Trophy that he made in art class.
"He comes in and says, 'Dad, I made you this a long time ago, but I waited until today to give it to you,'" Iguodala said. "This kid is special; for him to think about me like that."
Iguodala and the Warriors, of course, did win the NBA title, and the Wildcat brought home an unexpected NBA Finals MVP award after being inserted into the starting lineup for the first time all season in Game 4 of the Finals.
During the interview, he also talked about the common and strong background that he and head coach Steve Kerr came from.
"Lute Olson was our college head coach, so we have similar basketball terminology and the things you should do on the court," he said. "I understood his vision and what he was trying to do the whole year."
And what if they didn't win? Simple solution, Andre said.
"(My fiancee) asked, 'What if they don't win?' and he says, 'At least he has a trophy if he doesn't win.'"
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