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NBA awards: LeBron James wins MVP, as expected

LeBron James took home the MVP award, finishing one vote short of unanimous victory.

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The strangest NBA award picks

The NBA, where Luke Babbitt receiving props happens. Here is a list of the strangest NBA award votes of the year.

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Lillard only unanimous All-Rookie selection

Lillard the only unanimous selection, but Davis and Beal finished one point behind him in the voting, done by the NBA's coaches.

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Nuggets' Ujiri wins Exec of the Year in landslide

Ujiri finished with eight first-place votes and 59 total points, more than double the runner-up, Gary Sacks of the LA Clippers.

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Karl named Coach of the Year

Nuggets head coach George Karl has earned 2013 NBA Coach of the Year honors after leading Denver to 57 wins.

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Melo Voter and NBA award anonymity

Credit the writer who picked 'Melo over LeBron for making his case in public. Now force every other voter to do the same.

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High praise

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LeBron is MVP, one vote short of unanimous win

LeBron James has officially won the 2012-13 NBA Most Valuable Player award, finishing with 129 of the 130 first-place votes. A lone voter put Carmelo Anthony atop their ballot.

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LeBron to be named MVP Sunday?

The NBA is ready to name its MVP over the weekend. Don't expect a surprise.

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Lillard to be named Rookie of the Year

Damian Lillard will become the fourth Blazer in history to win the award after averaging 19.0 points and leading the NBA in minutes played.

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LeBron is mad he didn't win DPOY

LeBron James is assuredly going to be announced as the NBA MVP within the next week or so. But he's mad he only finished second for Defensive Player of the Year. Should he be?

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Manu thinks players are smarter than media

Manu Ginobili thinks players would do a better job voting for the defensive player of the year award. This is not a good idea.

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Gasol edges LeBron, Ibaka for DPOY

Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol edged out Miami's LeBron James and OKC's Serge Ibaka for 2013 NBA Defensive Player of the Year honors.

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Luke Babbitt Voter is a hero

Let us all rally around the Luke Babbitt Voter, for he will lead us out of our NBA award quagmire.

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The season of J.R.

J.R. Smith is the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year. We take a look back at his long, unique journey to this point.

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George blows out Vasquez, Sanders for MIP

Paul George carried the voting for the Most Improved Player award after setting career-highs across the board, with Greivis Vasquez and Larry Sanders well in the rear-view mirror in second and third.

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Paul George to be named Most Improved Player

With Danny Granger gone, Paul George stepped up and became the Pacers' best offensive option while helping shut teams down defensively. That earned him the Most Improved Player Award, the first for a Pacer since Granger won it in 2009.

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Gasol will be Defensive Player of the Year

After anchoring one of the game's great defenses all season, Grizzlies center Marc Gasol will reportedly be named 2013 NBA Defensive Player of the Year.

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Smith to be named 6th Man of Year

J.R. Smith will reportedly be named the Sixth Man of the Year after averaging a career-high 18.1 points for the Knicks this season.

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