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07:03 AM ET 05.06 | So, who was the one? Did you hear the one about the sportswriter who didn't give LeBron James a first-place MVP vote? Well, it's actually a true story -- and social media quickly turned it into a bona fide whodunit? on Sunday -- with varying degrees of success. ... [On] Sunday, the witch hunt for the non-LeBron voter was on. And of course, it didn't take long for some wise guys to have fun, and others to get a healthy heaping of egg on their face. And nobody had more fun with the story, and the socialsphere, than Miami sportswriter Dan Le Batard. ... So Le Batard's social experiment worked (for him, at least). But the question remains: Who didn't vote for LeBron?

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May 6, 2013  07:31 AM ET

Shutty was the lone Melo voter!

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May 6, 2013  08:21 AM ET
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It's the MVP of the LEAGUE, not the MVP of individual teams.

Nothing wrong with voting for Carmelo at all. It's a shame that the actual definition doesn't really fit the bill for the name of of the trophy. If it's MVP of the LEAGUE, shouldn't Michael Jordan have won it damn near every year he played? I don't have a problem with LeBron winning the trophy, but The Heat are still a 50-win team with Wade and Bosh. The Knicks, unfortunately, are not even close. They are a 7-8 place team, at best.

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May 6, 2013  08:36 AM ET

If that's the case than CP3 would have gotten more votes than Melo.

May 6, 2013  08:44 AM ET
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Its not the most OUTSTANDING player, like in the final 4Its the most VALUABLE player.

Is it? I've never heard a concrete definition of "MVP". Until the NBA establishes one, we are always going to have at least one renegade voter.

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May 6, 2013  08:49 AM ET
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Its not 'of' the league....as he plays for one team.Regardless, who cares if its unanimous or not, everyone understands LBJ is the best player

worthless award given to the player that sports writers jock the most

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May 6, 2013  08:53 AM ET

Who cares? Where the rule that says everyone has to be on their knees for LeBron?

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May 6, 2013  08:59 AM ET
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MVP is the best player in the league. LeBron should be celebrating his 5th in a row but the sportswriters didn't want to just keep giving it to him for the next 10 years so they slipped Rose one. The same happened to Jordan where the writers were tired of just giving it to him.

They didnt slip Rose one. Dude played out of his mind and led his team to the best record in the NBA.

 
May 6, 2013  09:00 AM ET
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Who cares? Where the rule that says everyone has to be on their knees for LeBron?

It's in there somewhere.

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