The race between James Harden and Russell Westbrook for the 2017 NBA MVP has narrowed to a two-man race toward the end of the season. The Oklahoma City Thunder star is averaging at triple-double this year, and the Houston Rockets guard is doing things nobody has ever done on a basketball court before. It’s a tough decision to decide between them, so much so that even former Los Angeles Lakers great and 2008 NBA MVP Kobe Bryant can’t do it. Speaking on ESPN on Sunday, Bryant said he thought the league might have to just bite the bullet on Westbrook vs. Harden. “We might see our first co-MVPs this year,” said Bryant. That would be a huge step for the league, but I’m not entirely sure they would
BOSTON Like most of the NBAs Millennials, Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown is active on social media. Thats because Brown is stepping away from the social media game to better focus on his first postseason journey with the Celtics, which begins next month. Brown said he isnt the only player inside the Celtics locker room who has pledged to do things differently leading up to the playoffs.
Redskins president Bruce Allen said that the organization doesnt want to trade Kirk Cousins even though they dont appear to want to do what it takes to keep him around in the long term. Despite all the media buzz surrounding a potential Redskins trade of Cousins in 2017, Allen says that the team has firm plans to have Cousins behind center in Week 1. Thats why we franchised him, Allen told CSN on Sunday at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona.