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Derrick Rose is the MVP

Derrick Rose is the NBA MVP. The youngest ever. And the vote wasn’t even close. Rose received 113 first place votes (out of a possible 123) and a total of 1,182 point from a panel of media voters. Orlando’s Dwight Howard (643 points) finished second, Miami’s LeBron James (522) was third, the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant (428) finished fourth […]

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Derrick Rose and the MVP

As the Bulls keep winning — despite the fact that Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah have played together only nine times this season — the “Derrick Rose for MVP” talk keeps heating up. Here’s a recent samping from around the Web. Charles Barkley on “The Waddle & Silvy Show” on ESPN 1000 (via ESPNChicago): “I […]

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Derrick Rose for MVP?

ESPN’s Ric Bucher and Chris Broussard recently had a debate over who’s the early season MVP. Bucher picked Derrick Rose and Broussard chose Amar’e Stoudemire. There’s plenty of back and forth, but here’s Bucher’s closing (and reasonably convincing) argument: “The Bulls, without their second-best player for most of the season and their third-best player for the […]

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