James Harden finally wins first MVP

Jo Caldwell
June 26, 2018

Houston Rockets point guard James Harden thanked his mother for being his "backbone" as he was crowned Most Valuable Player at the 2018 NBA Awards.

After his teammate DeMarcus Cousins went down with a mid-season Achilles injury in late-January, Davis averaged an absurd 30.2 points, 11.9 rebounds, 3.2 blocks and 2.0 steals per game to close out the season.

LeBron James was another finalist for the award after finishing third in the league in scoring with 27.5 points per game and second in assists with 9.1 while also collecting 8.6 rebounds each game.

Trump says 'I don't care' jacket aimed at media
No sooner had the jacket become the center of focus than headlines started pouring in, slamming the first lady. Twitter users were quick to criticise the first lady's jacket faux pas and the not-so-hidden message.

"I think that as people evolve, and things are changing so much in the world with social media and whatnot, these people are young people who have families", Robertson said.

Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz in the Adidas Dame 4. Gobert, who turns 26 on Tuesday, missed 26 games during the regular season with multiple injuries, but still anchored a Jazz defense that posted the second-best defensive rating (101.6) in the National Basketball Association last season.

It's the first time in Davis' career that he's finished in the top three of MVP voting. However, only the regular season is counted for these awards. Casey beat out Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens and Jazz coach Quin Snyder for the honor. However, Casey was sacked after the Raptors' second consecutive second-round loss to James and the Cavaliers.

Colombia prepares for must-win battle against Poland
While Poland had ball possession, they were never able to do anything because of the shape and organisation of the Senegalese. Sadio Mané is the standout for Senegal , and their physical defence may thwart the Japanese strike-force.

Australian guard Ben Simmons has been named Rookie of the Year. He has since become coach of the Detroit Pistons. Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams bested Gordon, and Capela was edged by Pacers all-star Victor Oladipo.

Robertson, who was speaking at the NBA Awards on Monday night, said injustice affects everyone. Before Thunder star Russell Westbrook averaged a triple-double in the past two seasons, Robertson was the most recent player to average a triple-double - in the 1961-62 season.

Harry Kane: 'It's all coming together for England' after Panama rout
After their last-gasp 2-1 victory against Tunisia on Monday, Gareth Southgate's side were looking to make it two wins from two. Only one English player - Lineker with 10 - now has more World Cup goals than Kane, who has swiftly moved to five goals.

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