Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors will be named the NBA’s MVP, according to multiple reports. Monte Poole of CSN Bay Area had it first.
You expect guys to stump for their teammates for MVP. (Except if it’s Kevin Love being asked.) But J.R. Smith went above and beyond with his praise for LeBron James, declaring his Cavs teammates “the real MVP,” and positing that James should probably win the award every season.
Kevin Durant won the NBA MVP award yesterday, and his acceptance speech was very long and full of tears. The speech was actually pretty sweet, especially when Durant addressed each of his present teammates individually, praising them as he choked back tears.
Mystery solved. The lone writer who listed Carmelo Anthony first, denying LeBron James the first-ever unanimous MVP, was Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. And he sounds almost...apologetic?
Reports are swarming that LeBron James will be named the NBA’s MVP for the fourth time in the past five seasons. Somehow this makes Derrick Rose’s 2011 MVP — the only blemish in that stretch for LeBron — seem all the more impressive, if all the more anomalous. Only four other players (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill…
Chicago's Derrick Rose was named the NBA's 2010-11 Most Valuable Player today. He is the youngest MVP in league history. Rose delivered remarks to members of the Chicago media this afternoon; he sounded perhaps nervous and certainly young, because he is. But he was careful to take the time to thank his mother…