Kevin Durant Can Start Making Room for His MVP Trophy

July 30th, 2010 by Eric Johnson Leave a reply »

I know what you’re thinking: ‘If I hear LeBron James’ name one more time, my head will explode.’  For the sake of this article, and for your sanity, I will mention his name just one last time.  All you haters out there (myself included), take solace in this: LeBron James will not win the 2010-2011 MVP Award.

Kevin Durant has already won it.

By moving to Miami, Mr. Decision has taken himself out of the MVP race.  The Miami Heat are just too loaded with talent for anyone on that team to win any individual accolades (apart from my pick for Sixth Man of the Year, Mike Miller).  Even without the man who has apparently never heard of Bill Russell, (why else would he show his respect for Jordan by switching his number from 23 to that of the winningest player of all time?) the Miami heat have a roster capable of winning 50-plus games rather easily.  You simply can’t give the MVP to a player on a team that has two other superstars (although I&rsquo ...

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