James Harden is amazing. The Beard will scare anyone with his crossovers and step back jumpers. While he might not be the most valuable player to his team, he is the best player on the best team which is what the award has come to. Runner up Lebron James.
Paul George has been great for the Thunder. He is second in steals per game behind Victor Olapido the man he was traded for. Paul is a rock in a back court that isn't too great defensively with Westbrook, Melo and Alex Abrines. Runner up Rudy Gobert.
Ben Simmons looks like a NBA vet out there for the 6ers. Putting up 16.2 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 7.6 apg and 1.7 spg. Ben is 2nd for most triple doubles as a rook behind Oscar Robertson. Simmons is a great ball handler and distributor at 6'10. Ben has a bright future.
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Louis Williams is absolutely phenomenal off the bench for the Clippers. He is averaging 23 ppg and 5.3 apg. It's a shame he wasn't selected as an All-Star. Lou Will is one of the best bucket getters in the NBA. This would be Williams second Sixth Man of the Year honor.
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Victor Oladipo was much more than any of us expected. At the start of the season it seemed like the Pacers won the Paul George trade. Victor is putting up 23.5, 2.2 spg, 4.2 apg and 5.3 rpg. He has the Pacers a team that was projected to be the 11th seed sitting at 3rd in the East.
Dwane Casey has lead the Raptors to the number one seed in the East when they were only projected to be the 5th seed. He has gotten a lot out of a veteran team up north.
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