He said that the Bucks would blow out the Heat, winning on the road by 20. Wade wasn’t so sure about that and took the other side of the bet, …
The Most Valuable Player award has been accompanied by some gaudy stat lines for the last few years. In 2016, Warriors guard Steph Curry won the trophy behind arguably the greatest offensive season the league has ever seen. The next year, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook nabbed the trophy by averaging a triple-double.
Last season, LeBron and the Lakers were not in the title picture. Blame LeBron’s groin injury or him moving to the West or the team built around him, but for the first time in a long time, the road to the Finals did not go through LeBron. It does again.