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Awards predictions — MVP, Rookie of the Year in 2017-18

Who will win top individual honors in 2017-18? Our NBA writers and analysts make their MVP picks and more. Go to: Rookie | Coach | Defensive POY | Sixth Man | Most Improved | MVP ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Ethan Miller/Getty Images WRITER/ANALYST PICK Kevin Arnovitz Ben Simmons Ian Begley Lonzo Ball Nick DePaula Ben […]

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NBA players agree that Russell Westbrook is 2016-17 MVP

NBA players agree that Russell Westbrook is the Most Valuable Player for the 2016-17 season. The National Basketball Players Association released the results of the players’ votes for 14 individual awards and Teammate of the Year for 30 teams for the 2016-17 season. Awards were given during the 2017 Players Voice Awards announced via Twitter […]

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NBA — Golden State Warriors Steph Curry’s sagging MVP candidacy

It has been the Summer of Steph, with Stephen Curry leading the unofficial NBA clicks counter (non-Cavaliers drama category) by doing everything from besting a few professional golfers at their own sport to vanquishing inflatable defenders in a version of basketball. We saw him lead a contingent of Golden State Warriors onstage to pick up […]

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Lonzo Ball of Los Angeles Lakers named summer league MVP

Lakers guard Lonzo Ball was named NBA Summer League MVP on Monday after averaging 16.3 points, 9.3 assists and 7.7 rebounds in six summer league games in Las Vegas and leading the team to Monday night’s championship game. That Ball Boy is your 2017 Las Vegas Summer League MVP pic.twitter.com/xPCLQWSHTI — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) […]

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Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant salute Russell Westbrook for MVP nod

Russell Westbrook earned kudos from Michael Jordan and former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Kevin Durant after being honored with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards show. In a letter signed by Jordan and posted in an Instagram story on his Nike brand’s account, the Hall of Famer and Charlotte Hornets owner told […]