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Rose sits confidently atop MVP rankings heading into the NBA’s stretch run

Rose sits confidently atop MVP rankings heading into the NBA’s stretch run

MVP Race 2/28/2011 – 3/06/2011 1. Derrick Rose 24.6 ppg, 8.1 apg, 4.4 rpg, 1.1 spg – Hard to deny Rose’s numero uno positioning in the NBA MVP rankings this week.  After helping lead the Chicago Bulls to a 89-81 victory over fellow MVP candidate Dwight Howard’s unpredictable Orlando Magic, Rose capped off yet another strong week of play with a 27-point, 5-assist effort against the suddenly human Miami Heat Sunday afternoon. In … Read entire article »

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Forget about me?

Forget about me?

Oklahoma City Thunder star small forward Kevin Durant got off to what some would call a rocky start this early NBA campaign based solely on the lofty, and as some would deem, premature MVP expectations bestowed upon the young talent from the start. Quickly becoming the talk of the league after forcing the La La Lake Show to a grind-it-out  competitive six game series in the playoffs last summer coupled with the mantle of being the … Read entire article »

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Will LeBron James take home his third straight MVP award?

Will LeBron James take home his third straight MVP award?

What exactly is the definition of an MVP in the National Basketball Association these days?  LeBron James has done it twice.  Steve Nash a couple times.  Kobe only once amazingly. Based on the many definitions of what most valuable actually means to a team, at times it can be difficult to tell exactly what ultimately was taken into account to make or break a candidate. However, if one thing is for sure perennially there is a steady … Read entire article »

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