Most Valuable Player
What is the definition of the “most valuable player?” The NBA doesn’t define it for voters, but nearly every voter this year said Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was it. The lone holdout turned out to be Boston Globe writer Gary Washburn.
The formal announcement of James’ fourth Most Valuable Player award is planned for Sunday, the eve of the Eastern Conference semifinals for the Heat. The honor will vault him into an elite category shared by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain, the only other players to win the award at least four times.
To the surprise of virtually no NBA fan, ESPN.com is reporting Miami Heat superstar LeBron James will once again be named the league’s most valuable player this Sunday.
How do you build upon a nearly perfect night? That’s the question the Miami Heat face in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami Heat superstar and reigning NBA most valuable player LeBron James was not with the team Wednesday for the final regular-season shootaround because he was tending to a personal matter.
Miami Heat fans have become spoiled with the success of the team since LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined the squad in the summer of 2010. But fans really are witnessing history each time LeBron steps foot on the court.
The Miami Heat continue to chase history while the Detroit Pistons look like history as the two teams get together Friday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
At this point in his career in Miami, the best question about Miami Heat Superstar LeBron James may be what can’t he do? The Heat completed their February schedule at 12-1 thanks in large part to the ridiculous play of the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player.
The fallout from a Miami New Times investigative report is just beginning as multiple players deny they had any involvement with the company Biogenesis and performance-enhancing drugs.
LeBron James wears jersey No. 6 in Miami, so here’s six memorable moments from the season where the Heat star became just the eighth player in NBA history to win a third MVP award.