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Who Should Have Won
Dirk Nowitzki. He is arguably the best offensive power forward to play the game, and he is definitely the best active PF. He has carried the Dallas Mavericks for an entire decade now and continues to make opposing defenders look like high-schoolers. He can shoot, post up or put the rock on the floor and drive. He is the total package and is Hall of Fame-bound.
Amar'e Stoudemire, New York Knicks
In his first season in the Big Apple, Stoudemire did the impossible: exceed the Knicks fans expectations. It wasn't until 'Melo arrived that New York hit a swoon. Stoudemire showed that he didn't need Steve Nash, proving most NBA fans wrong.
However, the most impressive thing about his game this year was the two blocks a game he averaged. Never known for his defense, he truly stepped it up this year.
Zack Randolph, Memphis Grizzlies
When Rudy Gay went down, the Grizzlies' hopes of making a playoff push appeared bleak. Randolph refused to give in. He went off, and his team responded. In possibly his best season, Randolph averaged 20 points and 12 boards, four of which came on the offensive end.
This guy is an absolute monster.