My NBA MVP Vote: No More Awards Shows!

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My NBA MVP Vote: No More Awards Shows!

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The most hotly contested election on the planet isn’t in France, or Georgia’s 6th congressional district, but the vote for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. Voting is closed, however, as pro basketball’s regular season is over, and everyone knows that’s where true value is found—amid the snoozy ambivalence of an overlong 82-game season, not in the current do-or-die heat of the playoffs. I’ve never understood why sports leagues don’t include postseason play in their MVP discussions. Wouldn’t it greatly disadvantage a player whose team doesn’t make the playoffs? Wouldn’t it favor a player who has a ho-hum regular season…

By | 2017-04-23T15:44:48+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on My NBA MVP Vote: No More Awards Shows!