Posts Tagged ‘basketball’

LeBron James 2009 NBA MVP

May 5, 2009

lebron james, gotham green

lebron james has been named the 2009 nba mvp. at 24 years old, lebron is the youngest player to be awarded the mvp since moses malone took home the honors in 1979.

on the season james averaged 28.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 7.2 assists. he received 109 out of 121 first place votes to easily beat out kobe bryant for the mvp.

lebron had the following to say during his acceptance speech:

“i’m 24 years old. to be up here and win this mvp award, i never thought it would happen this fast.”

in my opinion lebron and the cavs will win the championship also, but we’ll see…

Michael Jordan Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

April 6, 2009

michael jordan

in his first year of eligibility michael jordan was inducted into the naismith basketball hall of fame. michael jordan retired in 2003 for good after 15 seasons in the nba. jordan won 6 nba championships and was a 5 time mvp and a 14 time all-star. jordan went to college at north carolina where he led the tar heels to the ncaa championship during his freshman year. jordan is considered by most basketball fans as the best ever.

along with jordan, other 2009 inductees include jerry sloan, david robinson, john stockton and c. vivian stringer. congratulations to them all.


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