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You're the Real MVP, Mom!

Ben Arnon | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
Ben Arnon

I feel fortunate to be able to relate to Kevin Durant's affection for his mom, and I'm sad that there are many people in the world for whom that type of relationship is a foreign concept.

Durant Dethrones LeBron As MVP

AP | By CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In accepting his first MVP award, Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant made a point of sharing the honor with those who made it possibl...

Dethroning the King: Why LeBron James Won't Win this Year's NBA MVP Award

Mack Biester | Posted 05.04.2014 | Sports
Mack Biester

The MVP is the most debated award every year, due largely to its vague definition historically. It does not simply go to the league's leading scorer, nor to the best player on the team that finishes with the most wins. It is the player that is the most valuable to his team.

Dan Le Batard Did Not Vote Melo For MVP But He Took Plenty Of Blame

Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing This weekend word got out that LeBron James received 119 of a possible 120 MVP votes, falling just short of becomin...

Melo's MVP Voter Explains Himself

Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports

LeBron James won his fourth career NBA MVP Award, collecting 120 of the 121 first-place votes. The only first-place vote that didn't go James' way was...

Number Four For LeBron

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- LeBron James was at his best this season, and the voters tasked with selecting the NBA's Most Valuable Player took notice. Every voter excep...

Another MVP For LeBron

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports

-- LeBron James is getting his fourth Most Valuable Player award – and the only mystery left is whether the vote was unanimous. The Miami Heat...

Carmelo Anthony for MVP

Zach Wasser | Posted 01.26.2013 | Sports
Zach Wasser

Don't get me wrong, I do not believe that Carmelo Anthony is the best player in the league. However, I do think Melo possesses a combination of qualities -- one of which is simply good timing -- which will ultimately help him win MVP.

WATCH: LeBron James Shares His Sweet Proposal Story

Posted 06.29.2012 | Weddings

Even pro-basketball stars get nervous around women. NBA star LeBron James will appear this Sunday on Oprah's "Next Chapter," and in a preview clip,...

LeBron's Not the MVP

Sharief Easterling | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports
Sharief Easterling

Although this was his best season statistically there are other players whose individual contributions were more vital to their respective team's success.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.14.2012 | New York
Len Berman

I'm always suspect when I hear that leagues are "rooting" for specific teams. For example did the NBA breathe a sigh of relief that the Lakers survived game 7 Saturday night against Denver?

LeBron Named MVP

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports

MIAMI — Heat forward LeBron James is the NBA's MVP for a third time, putting him alongside some of the game's all-time greats. A person familia...

Bill Simmons Withdraws MVP Vote

Posted 05.03.2012 | Sports

As the author of the bestselling The Book Of Basketball and someone who has made a tradition of quantifying the relative values of NBA stars with his ...

"I Have No Problem Taking Over A Game Now"

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.25.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- A year ago, it was all different. LeBron James calls it a transition phase, one where he was wrapped up in figuring out how his game was goin...

Jordan Schultz

Blake Griffin On His Playoff Goals, New Dunks And Rookie Of The Year Prediction | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

In just his one NBA season, LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin won the dunk contest in dramatic fashion, won Rookie of the Year and became the first ro...

Derrick Rose's Emotional MVP Speech

Posted 07.04.2011 | Sports

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose accepted the NBA Most Valuable Player award on Tuesday night. After thanking his teammates and the Bulls organization,...


AP | By ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is the NBA's MVP, becoming the youngest player in league history to win the award, a person familiar with t...

Jordan Schultz

Derrick Rose For MVP | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.07.2011 | Sports

The NBA Playoffs are on the horizon -- meaning it’s time to break down the annual NBA awards and distribute the hardware. To start it all off, we’...

Which NBA Player Will Be Crowned MVP?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LeBron James won the Most Valuable Player award last season for the second consecutive year. After signing with the Miami Heat and teaming up with Dwy...

LeBron James Wins MVP In LANDSLIDE

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

AKRON, Ohio — LeBron James looked out at the sea of faces from his past and present. There's no knowing if they'll be in his future. Scanning a...