Predicting the 2010-11 NBA MVP Race

July 26th, 2010 by Bo Churney Leave a reply »
The MVP Award has often been associated as "the best player on the best team" regardless of the the sport. There is only one problem with predicting that in this upcoming NBA season: Two of the top five NBA players play on what is predicted to be the best team.

However, I do not expect the top five MVP candidates to change from whom they were last year: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, and Dwyane Wade. The only difference is that the award will actually be a race instead of an absolute domination by LeBron James.

But ultimately, who will the race come down to?

This is where I eliminate Kobe Bryant and place him at fifth. Kobe is, without a doubt, one of best of the generation. However, he is getting older and his stats will not be enough to win the award against this much competition. Despite this, he will still put up a very impressive stat line and be the leader of a powerful Laker team looking to three-peat for the second time in 11 years.

Projected Stat Line: 26.9 pts, 5.7 asts, 5.4 rebs

Who comes next all depends on how you think the Heat will work as a team, which is why I have Dwyane Wade ...

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