NBA Midseason Awards: Kevin Durant Maintains Firm Grip In MVP Race
Huffington Post - about 3 years
The NBA season has reached its midway point, and here's what we know: Miami and Indiana are on a collision course in the Eastern Conference, and the potential LeBron James-Paul George matchup has hoops fans salivating because George is that good. In the West, there are legitimately six teams we can make a case for: Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Golden State, Portland, Houston and the Clippers. And, if the second half of the season is as entertaining as the first was, we are in for a real treat.
With that in mind, let's take a look at my midseason awards. MVP: Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
It's hard to believe that Durant has yet to win an MVP, but that ends this season. The 25-year-old scoring dynamo is enjoying the most productive and efficient year of his career, averaging over 31 points per game to lead the league. Moreover, he's shooting 51 percent (also a career best) from the field and leads the NBA in Basketball-Reference.com's player efficiency rating and win shares. P
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