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LeBron James Chosen As NBA Player Of The Year In 2009 Espys

ORLANDO, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers throws powder in the air before Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Orlando Magic during the 2009 Playoffs at Amway Arena on May 30, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
bob bobAnalyst IJuly 16, 2009

LeBron James, the MVP of the NBA this season, led his team to a regular season best 66-16 record, and is now the reigning Best NBA Player of the Year at the Espy Awards.

He was chosen by millions of fans to win this award edging out Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, and Dwight Howard.

It wasn't that big of a surprise after the kind of regular season and playoff numbers he put up during last season's play.

In the regular season he averaged 28.4 points, 7.2 assists, and 7.6 rebounds per game.

During the playoffs he improved his regular season numbers by averaging 35.3 points, 7.3 assists, and 9.1 rebounds per outing.

Congratulations to LeBron James in receiving this great award.

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