Harden, James, Davis finalists for NBA MVP
Houston’s James Harden, Cleveland’s LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA’s MVP award. Harden, who led the league in scoring, has twice been a runner-up for the award, including last year when Russell Westbrook won. James has won the MVP award four times. The winners will be announced June 25 in Santa Monica, Calif., during the NBA Awards show. Former Raptors coach Dwane Casey is a finalist for coach of the year along with Utah’s Quin Snyder and Boston’s Brad Stevens. The Raptors’ Fred VanVleet is a finalist for the sixth man award along with Houston’s Eric Gordon and the L.A. Clippers’ Lou Williams.