Found May 10, 2012 on
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1. Lebron James: Miami Heat
27.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game. PER: 30.80.
Team Record: 46-20
- Regardless of what people think of him, Lebron James deserves the MVP trophy, as he was simply the best player in the NBA this year. Doubters always talk about his lack of 4th quarter success and the fact that he plays with Dwayne Wade, but the numbers are simply astonishing. The two biggest factors in MVP voting are usually stats and team wins and he has both in staggering numbers. He was 3rd in the NBA in points, 1st in PER, 13th in assists, 3rd in steals and 25th in rebounds, while shooting a career best from the field and from three at 53.1% and 36.2% respectively. He did this while leading his team to the fourth best record in the NBA, which all adds up to Lebron winning his third MVP trophy.
2. Kevin Durant: Oklahoma City Thunder
28.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. PER: 26.2.
Team Record: 47-19
-The only other player with a real shot at winning the a...
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Lebron James doesn't believe that the next NBA champions -- for the shorten 2011-2012 NBA season -- should receive an asterisk next to their name. The season was shorten due to the 2011 NBA lockout, as the season was shorten by 3 months and 3/4 of the games being kept on the schedule. James says that a championship is a championship and that there shouldn't be an asterisk...
Miami Heat star forward LeBron James is set to win his third NBA MVP award, a source told ESPN.com. James averaged 27.1 points, 7.9 rebounds, 6.2 assists, 1.9 steals and shot 53 percent from the field in the regular season. Only Michael Jordan in 1988-89 exceeded those numbers in a single season. It will be James' third MVP award in four seasons. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (six...
MIAMI (AP) -- A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Miami's LeBron James will be announced Saturday as the NBA's MVP, the third time he's won the award in the past four seasons.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the results have not been released. James is expected to be presented with the trophy Sunday by Commissioner David...
MIAMI - The game time on the box score read 2 hours, 24 minutes. With that in mind, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony were best of friends Wednesday for 21 hours, 36 minutes.
When the ball is thrown up, it all changes.
"Our friendship goes behind basketball, but, during the game, there's really no friends," Miami's James said before he faced off against New York...
According to numerous sources LeBron James is your 2011/2012 NBA MVP. This is his 3rd time winning the award. He beat out Kevin Durant and Sasha Pavlovic for this year's honor. Then again an MVP trophy doesn't mean a thing without that ring. Ask Chuck. We're coming for you in the ECF Bron Bron.
Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says ''nothing in the NBA surprises'' him, so he was not shocked when superstar LeBron James said he could envision playing again for Cleveland.
When Miami visited Cleveland in February, James said a return to the Cavs ''would be great'' and he would not rule out it happening before his career ends.
Following a news conference...
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Miami's LeBron James will be announced Saturday as the NBA's MVP, the third time he's won the award in the past four seasons.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the results have not been released. James is expected to be presented with the trophy Sunday by Commissioner David Stern before...
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James had 29 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 106-94 on Wednesday night to win the Eastern Conference first-round series in five games.
Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade each scored 19 points for Miami, which meets Indiana in the East semifinals starting Sunday. Mario Chalmers added 10 points for the Heat.
LeBron gives the current defensive player of the year, Tyson Chandler, a quick lesson in his own craft with a big-time denial on Chandler’s dunk attempt.
This rejection by “King james” came with about 4 minutes and 20 seconds left in the 1st quarter of Wednesday night’s game five matchup between the Heat and Knicks in Miami.
Chandler does a nice job of faking the screen...
I have had it with NBA officials in the playoffs. The league is softening up to protect stars and I don’t like it one bit. It’s hard to watch a game when there are nearly 50 fouls called per game. The playoffs are about letting defensive players get away with more, not about giving the stars more “star treatment”. I understand that the NBA is a star-driven league. It’s...
Carmelo remains in LeBron's shadow as Heat oust Knicks.
MIAMI -- Here's an ideal way for the Heat to put a stop to all these questions about last-second situations.
Blow out the Knicks in Wednesday's Game 5.
Ever since Sunday's 89-87 loss at New York, there's been plenty of talk about why Shane Battier, not LeBron James, was guarding Knicks sharpshooter Carmelo Anthony down the stretch. Anthony hit a key three-pointer...
We have seen Tim Tebow, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant tattoos, but I’m not quite sure I have seen something quite like this: Tony Parker is having a terrific season as he helped lead the San Antonio Spurs to the best record in the west. A San Antonio Spurs fan was so enthused with his Spurs [...]