Found May 03, 2013 on
LeBron James is quickly approaching a club that not many athletes will have membership to. ESPN.com is reporting that James will be named NBA MVP for the second straight season, and his fourth career MVP overall.
James will join Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain with at least four MVP awards.
“He’s earned it,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said of James after Friday’s practice. “He’s having an even more historic season than he’s had the last two years. Most people probably didn’t think he could go to a higher level after last season, yet he reinvented himself to show that he could. Our pinch-ourselves moment was when we signed him. But since we’ve had him, we don’t take him for granted.”
James averaged 26.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 7.3 assists, 1.7 steals and one block this season.
BEST OF MAXIM
NBA superstar LeBron James makes a $16 million a year salary with the Miami Heat, and makes millions of dollars from endorsement deals. However, it could be argued despite all this money, LeBron is still well underpaid.
Nothing proves that point better than this infographic (provided by CableTV.com) which details the increase in franchise value for the Miami Heat just one season...
MIAMI LeBron James has a ceiling as high and as appealing as that of the Sistine Chapel.The Miami Heat forward Sunday will become the fifth NBA player to have won at least four MVP awards. But nobody thinks for a minute this guy is slowing down, and he probably hasnt even hit his peak.James, 28, joked after practice Saturday his teammates told me to win 11 more (MVPs) so I can spread...
I have previously purposed the idea that, despite his colossal contract, LeBron James is the most underpaid player in the NBA, and maybe all of professional sports. Taking into account both on and off court impact, I can’t think of another individual in sports who affects a franchise as much as LeBron, and apparently I am not the only one.Recently the people over at CableTVblog...
No one will argue that LeBron James is underpaid, however the NBA has its rules and players are forced to live with them. ‘Bron pulls in a $16 million dollar salary which makes him the 13th highest paid player in the NBA, but the below facts will just solidify that he deserves more money. LeBron is grossly underpaid. However, we do believe that LeBron should refrain from stating...
LeBron James is getting his fourth Most Valuable Player award — and the only mystery left is whether the vote was unanimous.
The Miami Heat star will be introduced Sunday as the award winner, according to a person familiar with the results and who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league has not publicly announced the result. James will become...
LeBron James is hours away from winning his fourth Most Valuable Player Award in five years, and his second straight. James not one to rest on his laurels, is still working, still trying to improve.
A humbled James while being interviewed by ESPN, said “he’s a historian of the game, and really doesn’t know how good he can be.”
I’m a historian of the game,” he said....
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James says he's humbled to keep the company he will join by winning the NBA's Most Valuable Player award for a fourth time.
A formal announcement is planned Sunday, the eve of the Eastern Conference semifinals for the Miami Heat. The honor will vault James into an elite category shared by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain...
Miami Heat forward LeBron James will soon be presented with his fourth MVP award. Joining Bill Russell as the only players in NBA history to win the award 4 times in 5 seasons. So when asked about his legacy and what the fourth MVP will mean to him, LeBron was open and honest about the [...]
LeBron James is getting his fourth Most Valuable Player award -
and the only mystery left is whether the vote was unanimous.
Probably the worst kept secret of the year has finally been revealed. LeBron James has been named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the 2nd year in a row. James earns his 4th MVP overall, joining an elite class of NBA legends. Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wilt Chamberlain all earned at least 4 MVP awards as well. While the NBA released the winner, they...
With a 99-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, the Chicago Bulls advance to the semifinals of the eastern conference where they will face MVP LeBron James and the Miami Heat. The injured, ill, and counted-out Bulls showed warrior like mentality and battled the Nets in the final game of the series. This is the first game seven victory in Bulls
On Sunday, Miami Heat star LeBron James will be formally named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the fourth time, reports Michael Wallace of ESPN.com. For the second straight season and fourth time, James has been voted the league’s