After leading his team to the best record in the NBA, Derrick Rose was named the Most Valuable Player of the league Tuesday. This comes with no surprise as Rose dazzled the city of Chicago night in and night out.
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This is starting to become quite redundant. Monday, Dwight Howard was award his third consecutive Defensive Player of the Year award after another dominating season defensively. He led the NBA in double-doubles with 66, was second in the league with 14.1 rebounds per game, second in blocks at 2.38 per game, and anchored the Orlando Magic defense which was ranked fourth in points allowed per game (93.5).
Howard is the first player to ever win the award three consecutive times. Dikembe Mutombo and Hakeem Olajuwon are tied for the most Defensive Player of The Year awards overall with 4 a piece. Continue reading
It is unfortunate for Dwight Howard that every season he takes a team full of slow, un-athletic 33 year olds to the Eastern Conference Finals but will probably never win an MVP award. I do tip my hat to the League for recognizing that he is arguably a MVP snub every year by giving him the Defensive Player of the Year award. Im sure Dwight wouldn’t mind letting him have at least one MVP for his troubles though.
LeBron sacrificed his MVP trophies when he decided to “Take his talents to South Beach.” Continue reading