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Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers explained why he believes the Los Angeles Lakers point forward LeBron James should be named MVP this season:

In 60 games so far this season, James is averaging 25.7 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.2 steals, 0.4 blocks and 10.6 assists per game, while shooting at 49.8 percent from the floor and 34.9 percent from deep.