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Congratulations to the Washington Wizards
After winning Game 1 on the road thanks in part to Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards can return home with an important 2-0 series lead with another win against the Indiana Pacers tonight.
The Wizards not only aren’t playing afraid but are stilling soaring high from their opening round win over Chicago.
Congratulations to Kevin Durant
We Love the Wizards but we have to show some love to this Washington born and raised superstar winning his first NBA MVP Award.
Kevin Durant, who played AAU and High School Basketball in the DMV, was announced as the 2013-14 NBA’s Most Valuable Player on Tuesday. After leading the Thunder to 59 wins behind averages of 32.0 points (league leader), 7.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists, Durant received the first MVP award of his career.
He received 119 of the possible 125 first-place votes and six second-place votes. He finished with 1,232 points from the voting, which gives 10 points for a first-place vote, seven points for a second, five points for a third, three points for a fourth, and one point for a fifth. LeBron James finished second in the voting, receiving the other six first-place votes, 118 seconds, and one third. Blake Griffin received the other second-place vote.
SOURCE: Washington Post Sports