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Like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James is no stranger to the All-Star MVP award, having won it twice before.
Given that he has a career average of 24.3 points per All-Star appearance, he has a better than average chance of taking home the honors a third time.
James is having the best season of his career in terms of field-goal percentage, and remains a triple-double threat even when playing amidst a pool of talent like tonight's.
In fact, if the East prevails over the West, it's hard to imagine anyone, even Dwyane Wade and Dwight Howard, challenging James for the honors.
James' past All-Star accolades speak for themselves, so don't be surprised if he takes home the MVP hardware should the East grind out a victory.
Odds of James Winning All-Star MVP: 3:1