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MIAMI The big fellows record is in jeopardy.
Thats the word from Pat Riley, a guy who should know. Riley once coached Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the Los Angeles Lakers and hes now president of LeBron James Miami Heat. With James having won his third NBA Most Valuable Player awardon Saturday, Riley believes he could end up breaking Abdul-Jabbars mark of six such honors.
Hes 27 years old and hes got 10 more years at least ahead of him at a very high level, Riley said of James. So you just know his competitive nature and how he prepares himself and how he plays theres a possibility that could be out there for him. Absolutely.
James became the eighth player in NBA history to win a third MVP, and the second youngest. Abdul-Jabbar was just shy of his 27th birthday when he was handed his third trophy in March 1974.
James won his first two with Cleveland in 2009 and 2010 before becoming a free agent and being lured away by Riley. With Saturday marking the first time the Heat have ever ha...
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MIAMI –The Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers in the opening game of their Eastern Conference semifinals series. There are plenty that will and have already written the Pacers off.
The Heat are heavily favored by Players View to win in five games, but that prediction can go south if the team starts reading the predictions and buying into the hype.
During the second half of Game...
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James got his trophy, and then he and Dwyane Wade made sure the Miami Heat got a win in Game 1.
James scored 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in his first game as a three-time MVP, Wade finished with 29 despite struggling from the floor, and the Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 95-86 to open their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Sunday.
Chris Bosh scored...
Miami Heat forward LeBron James awarded his third NBA MVP award on Saturday, several media outlets have reported. James received 85 of 121 first-place votes and 1,074 points. Oklahoma City guard and scoring champion Kevin Durant finished second with 24 first-place votes and 889 points. The rest of the top five finishers (with first place votes and points) include Los Angeles Clippers...
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.
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...
LeBron James has won his third NBA MVP award, according to a source.