Why Kevin Durant Did Not Win The MVP Award

May 2nd, 2010 by Steven Resnick Leave a reply »
Lebron James won his second consecutive MVP Award, and there really was no doubt that he was going to win. Although Kevin Durant made a push for the award, overtaking James for the scoring title, there's a few reasons why James came out on top and Durant did not. 

James is a superior athlete to Durant, especially if you consider that both play the same position. James has at least 20 pounds on Durant, seeing how James is 6'8 250 and Durant is 6'9 230.

One of the reasons why Durant did not win the MVP award was because of his inability to handle the basketball. Russell Westbrook is the point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder and his athleticism is what allows Durant too be so dangerous, especially from the three point line.

Not too take anything away from Durant, but he just doesn't have the ball handling ability yet. If he's going to win the MVP award he's going to have to be a more willing passer because averaging just 2.8 assists is way too low of a number especially for a small forward.

James is pretty much the point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He is the man that on nearly every possession for the Cavs is going to be ...

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