Oh, Will You Shut Up About Defense Already?Albert Burneko3/08/17 11:21pmFiled to: who is the real mvprussell westbrookkawhi leonardnumbersbasketballnba25612EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkPhoto credit: Darron Cummings/APSo, we’ve been bickering about the NBA’s MVP award the past couple days; it’s March, the sports calendar is dead, people get bored, you start fighting over this sort of thing to pass the time. I blogged about it yesterday; Tom Scocca blogged about it today. Both times, the crux of the argument has been Holy shit, man, Russ is producing at a historic level, can you believe this shit, of course he’s the MVP. Both times, a popular response from fans of San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard (and/or people—there are many of them—who just don’t like Westbrook) has been, “What about defense?!!?”ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.