This series, the Celtics will be playing against the two-time NBA MVP.
Lebron James will be named the NBA’s MVP on Sunday for the second straight season, according to Brian Windhorst. He will accept the award before Monday night’s Game Two against the Boston Celtics. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
LeBron James will become the 10th player in NBA history to will back-to-back Most Valuable Player Awards when results of the nationwide voting are announced on Sunday, sources have told The Plain Dealer.
James is expected to have a press conference at The University of Akron and accept the Maurice Podoloff Trophy and the Kia car that comes with the honor. Last season when James won for the first time, he accepted at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in his hometown.
NBA Commissioner David Stern is expected for formally give him the trophy before Monday’s Game 2 against the Boston Celtics at The Q.
Of course, though the award won’t be official until Sunday, he actually won it before the season even started. If you listen to Stan Van Gundy, he’s already won it every year until he retires.
If this award comes as a surprise to you, you have been living under Michael Sweetney’s rump for at least two years.