The Rock wrote:For superstitious reasons I hope Lebron wins MVP. Every year he's won the MVP the Lakers have won the title
KareemTheGreat33 wrote:Tony Parker should be MVP imo... but I have no problem with Durant or LBJ winning his 3rd. well deserved bj from the media
Finwë wrote:I think it was Brian Windhorst from ESPN who tweeted that LBJ had "locked" the MVP award after beating the Thunder.. It's all a big joke, Windhorst is a voter, and he is incredibly biased, like most of them are.
It's pathetic, nba.com's "Race for the MVP" had Durant #1 for just TWO WEEKS, every other week they had LeBron, even though OKC was clearly the better team for most of the season, and their statistical numbers weren't that far apart.
When Kobe went on a TEAR during that 05/06 season, he finished THIRD in the race, because the voters felt that it should go to "the best player in the best team". That's why the picked Rose last year.
What happens this year? The best team is San Antonio, and their best player has been Tony Parker (who statistically has been great too), but somehow they can't overlook LeBron's "incredible impact" or "historic statistical season".. JOKE.
They are all incredibly impressed that LeBron is shooting like 53% from the field, and it is impressive, but IMO Durant's FG% is more impressive. LeBron isn't really a "perimeter player", he scores HALF is points in the paint, goes to the FT line more often that everyone else, and leads the league in fast break points. THAT'S why he shoots such a high FG%. Durant, meanwhile, shoots almost 50$ from the field, but his shots are much more difficult, they demand much more skill, he shoots a lot more 3s (and shoots a higher 3pt%)... He doesn't get the same amount of calls as LeBron (though he does get a lot more calls than Kobe, that's for sure), he takes a lot of jumpshots, and has to suffer Westbrook's chucking..
puffyusaf#2 wrote:^I agree. I said a few weeks ago that I thought TP should get it because the way the Spurs were playing. unfortunately it seems the media can only say "wow look at Lebron" and then make excuses for his failures.
JoelMyersScrotalSack wrote:If Parker won the MVP I think I would stop watching the NBA forever. But even though most of the analysts are stupid, they aren't that stupid thank god.
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