LeBron James: Love Him or Hate Him, He’s the NBA’s Most Valuable Player

January 14th, 2011 by Jeremy Brown Leave a reply »
The NBA’s Most Valuable Player isn’t Kobe Bryant. It’s not Dwight Howard. I may listen to you for a little with an Amar’e Stoudemire argument. And no Boston fans, the MVP isn't Rajon Rondo.

Love him or hate him, LeBron James is the MVP.

You can argue that someone playing side-by-side with the third best player in the NBA cannot be the league’s Most Valuable Player. But here’s why James is the MVP.

His scoring was supposed to drop significantly going to a team with so many scoring options, but James' average as only gone down two points.

He’s averaging 25 points, seven rebounds and seven assists per game. He’s the best defender on the league’s third-best defense, and anyone who has watched Miami this year marvels at the flow the Heat have with him on the court.

Look at Thursday’s 130-102 loss to the Denver Nuggets, which James missed with a sprained left ankle. The Heat still had Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and James Jones.

Mike Miller, the supposed final piece to the championship puzzle, even churned out 33 minutes. But he only put up four points.

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