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May 19, 2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard are the finalists for the NBA's MVP award.
Thunderous Intentions 16 hours ago

NBA MVP Finalist Debate – Why Westbrook, Harden and Leonard are correct choices

With the formal announcement Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard are the three NBA MVP finalists, debate immediately began over the choices. Although Russell Westbrook and James Harden weren’t necessarily isolated as the wrong choices for NBA MVP, several fans, players and certain pundits took umbrage with the omissions. Obviously, the big name missing […] NBA MVP Finalist Debate – Why Westbrook, Harden and Leonard are correct choices - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Dream Shake May 22, 2017
Rockets have several awards finalists

Rockets have several awards finalists

The NBA awards finalist lists are filled with Houston Rockets. The finalists for most of the NBA Awards were recently announced, and as expected, there are several Houston Rockets that have made the short list. First, of course, James Harden was announced as a finalist for the MVP trophy. Unfortunately, we’ve already done the leg work here at TDS to deduct that The Beard will finish in second place to Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kawhi Leonard is the other finalist, leaving Lebron James out of consideration this year. Many snarky comments from both James and his...
Thunderous Intentions May 21, 2017

Russell Westbrook edges closer to Most Valuable Player Award

Russell Westbrook edges closer to Most Valuable Player Award What a week for Russell Westbrook!  Personal award recipients won’t be confirmed until June 26 in the inaugural NBA Awards Show. But the list has been narrowed to three candidates for each of the five personal awards  (and Coach of Year). Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi […] Russell Westbrook edges closer to Most Valuable Player Award - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Inquisitr May 20, 2017
LeBron James Left Out Of Top 3 In NBA MVP Voting

LeBron James Left Out Of Top 3 In NBA MVP Voting

The NBA on Friday night released the three finalists for this year’s MVP award that featured Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, Houston Rockets point guard James Harden, and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, according to ESPN. However, this left off Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James out of the top three for voting for the MVP award for the first time since the 2007-08 season. In the last eight seasons, James has won the prestigious honor four times, which ties him for third-most all-time in league history with Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain. For the first...
Westbrook, Harden, Leonard finalists for NBA MVP

Westbrook, Harden, Leonard finalists for NBA MVP

NEW YORK (AP) Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard are the finalists for the NBA's MVP award.
Fear The Sword May 19, 2017
LeBron James not named finalist for MVP

LeBron James not named finalist for MVP

Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and James Harden are the three finalists. On Friday, before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the NBA announced the finalists for all of their major awards. LeBron James, considered to be in the race all season, is not one of the three finalists. The three finalists for the award are Rockets guard James Harden, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard. SB Nation’s Rockets blog, The Dream Shake, did 100-person media panel that predicts that Westbrook will win the award. James’ absence is likely due to the Cavaliers’...
The Dream Shake May 19, 2017
All-NBA vote disclosures confirm Russell Westbrook will win MVP over James Harden

All-NBA vote disclosures confirm Russell Westbrook will win MVP over James Harden

With 66 NBA MVP votes confirmed, Harden is definitely going to lose. The NBA’s disclosure of the 100 voters who compose the 2017 NBA awards panel all but confirms our April prediction: the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook will win the 2017 NBA MVP award over Houston Rockets point guard James Harden. Sure, the NBA awards show on June 26 must go on. It’s unbelievably and inexplicably still five weeks away. But Russell Westbrook should start practicing this: And James Harden should start practicing this: That’s because we spent a month unearthing...
CSN Philly May 18, 2017

NBA Notes: LeBron James, James Harden highlight all-NBA teams

NEW YORK -- For Cleveland's LeBron James, there was history.For Houston's James Harden, there was affirmation.And for Indiana's Paul George and Utah's Gordon Hayward, a
Sun Herald May 18, 2017

Harden, James headline All-NBA first team

Cleveland's LeBron James has been named to the All-NBA first team for a record-tying 11th time, and Houston's James Harden is the lone player to be a unanimous first-team selection …
The Dream Shake May 18, 2017
James Harden selected to All-NBA First Team

James Harden selected to All-NBA First Team

The Beard was the only unanimous selection to the First Team. After an All-NBA absence for the Beard last season, James Harden was named to the All-NBA First Team with all 100 votes, according to Howard Beck. NBA announces All-NBA teams. Neither Paul George nor Gordon Hayward made it. Thus, no supermax for either this year. pic.twitter.com/GbHl82Ss9G— Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) May 18, 2017 Russell Westbrook joins him in the First Team backcourt with 99 First Team votes. LeBron James also achieved the same feat, and Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis received 96 and 45 first-team votes...
Akron Beacon Journal May 18, 2017

LeBron James named to all-NBA first team for record-tying 11th time

LeBron James tied a league record on Thursday, joining Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone as the only players to be chosen to the all-NBA first team 11 times. But if James is looking for more fuel for the playoffs, he was not named to the first team on all 100 ballots, with the Houston Rockets’ James Harden the only player unanimously chosen by a global panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Votes for the first, second and third teams are awarded points on a 5-3-1 basis and James received 498. James has also made the second team twice and has been on the list each of the last 13...
NBA May 18, 2017

Russell Westbrook, James Harden, LeBron James lead 2016-17 All-NBA first team

Houston Rockets guard James Harden was unanimously voted to the 2016-17 All-NBA First Team, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James matched an NBA record with his 11th First Team selection, the NBA announced today.
Inquisitr May 17, 2017
James Harden Lawsuit: Moses Malone Jr. Claims Rockets’ Star Paid Men To Beat Him Up

James Harden Lawsuit: Moses Malone Jr. Claims Rockets’ Star Paid Men To Beat Him Up

Houston Rockets star James Harden stands accused of allegedly paying four men about $20,000 to attack and rob Moses Malone Jr. over a Facebook post. The son of NBA legend Moses Malone claims that he was assaulted by a bouncer and three others outside a Houston strip club in the early morning hours of June 25, 2016, being ripped off for approximately $50,000 in jewelry and other personal items in the process. The four suspects who were allegedly armed face charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, which are pending. Malone added James Harden as a defendant in a civil lawsuit that...
NBA May 16, 2017

Son of Moses Malone sues Houston Rockets MVP candidate James Harden

HOUSTON (AP) -- The son of Hall of Famer Moses Malone is suing Houston Rockets guard James Harden, saying the MVP candidate paid to have him assaulted.
CSN Philly May 16, 2017

Moses Malone Jr. suing James Harden after beating outside club

HOUSTON -- The son of Hall of Famer Moses Malone is suing Houston Rockets guard James Harden, saying the MVP candidate paid to have him

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