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16 Fascinating Facts about the 2016 Finals (Hockey and Basketball)

16 Fascinating Facts about the 2016 Finals (Hockey and Basketball)

Pittsburgh is the champion! Golden State is the Champion! Unless Cleveland comes back and then it is the champion! But Pittsburgh is still the champion!  Read the full story

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10 Weird and Fascinating Facts about the NBA Finals Game 1

10 Weird and Fascinating Facts about the NBA Finals Game 1

We usually don’t devote an entire facts column to a single game, but this one was highly unusual. Read the full story

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LeBron James On Steph Curry’s NBA MVP Award: “He Definitely Deserved It”

LeBron James On Steph Curry’s NBA MVP Award: “He Definitely Deserved It”

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Before Steph Curry won his unanimous and second consecutive NBA MVP honors on Wednesday, veteran star LeBron James was considered to be in the running for it. Then again, after seeing Curry’s clearly astounding numbers, the Golden State Warriors point guard proved to be more deserving.

James, who finished third behind the San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard, praised Curry and told reporters, “I think he definitely deserved it. Look at Steph’s numbers. He averaged 30, he led the league in steals, he was 90-50-40 and they won 73 (games). Do you have any debate over that, really, when it comes to that award?”

Afterwards, LeBron questioned the interpretation of the coveted award, like the all the rest of us have. Does the award go to the most valuable player in a team, or to the league’s overall best player?

“But when you talk about most ‘valuable’ then you can have a different conversation, so, take nothing away from him, he’s definitely deserving of that award, for sure.” LeBron analyzed. “If you do it by a year-to-year basis, I think sometimes the word ‘valuable’ or best player of the year, you can have different results.”

We couldn’t agree more.

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