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The NBA announced Friday that Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo won the league’s Most Valuable Player award for the second straight season. Antetokounmpo led the Bucks to the best record in the NBA while averaging career highs in scoring and rebounds. LeBron James was 2nd in the MVP voting, receiving 16 1st votes. Houston’s James Harden finished 3rd in the voting. For James, finishing 2nd in the MVP voting after being named 1st Team All-NBA is yet another marker of his excellence in coming back from the most severe injury of his career in 2018-19
Warriors fans are going to enjoy this one a lot.
For the fourth straight year and sixth out of seven overall, Rockets star James Harden was voted to the All-NBA First Team. Having earned the honor in six different seasons, Harden has tied Hakeem Olajuwon with the most All-NBA First Team spots in franchise history. Harden received 89 votes for the All-NBA First Team; nine votes for the Second Team; and two for the Third Team, giving him 474 out of a possible 500 points. Harden is also one of three finalists in the league’s 2019-20 MVP race alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James, with the winner expected to be named later this week
LeBron James was named to a 16th All-NBA team Wednesday, breaking a tie with Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for most in NBA history. He was joined on the first team by Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Luka Doncic and Anthony Davis.
LeBron makes history with his 16th All-NBA selection, while Giannis, Luka Doncic, A.D and James Harden also make the first team