LeBron James Feels He Should Have More Than Four MVP Trophies In His Career

Published 03/19/2021, 11:59 PM EDT
Mar 18, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) moves the ball against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


LeBron James might be 36-years-old, but he is still one of the best players in the league. After winning his fourth championship last season, LBJ is back with the Lakers to retain the title.

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While James is currently in his 18th season, the ongoing MVP conversation hasn’t evaded him. The 36-year-old is having a great season with the Lake show so far and is one of the favorites to win the title.

LeBron James speaks about the lack of MVP trophies

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After a great win against an exciting Hornets team, LeBron spoke about the number of MVP trophies he has and whether he is satisfied with the same.

Understandably, LBJ made it clear that he was unphased with the lack of MVP trophies. James said, “I should have more than four believe but I don’t and I don’t sit around thinking about or crying about it, whatever the case may be, I just try to come in and next season be the MVP and be talked about again.

“I bet you know a lot of the greatest that played this game feel like, they should have more as well. If you ask any one of those guys, you know. So this is another opportunity, you know, for me, you know, to be able to be recognized as the best player for that particular season. You know, and this season so I hopefully I can continue to play great basketball and let’s see what happens at the end.”

Can LBJ win his fifth MVP trophy this season?

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After last season’s controversial MVP race, LBJ clearly wants to win his fifth MVP trophy this season. In the 40 games he has played, Bron is averaging 25.8 points, 8.1 rebounds and 8.0 assists per game.

Feb 20, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the closing second of the Lakers 96-94 loss to the Miami Heat at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Despite playing in some tough fixtures recently, James has won 11 games out of 17 games he has played without Anthony Davis. He has broken all expectations of load management and missed only a single game this season.

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The Lakers are entering the business end of the season, and we might be seeing an uptick in LeBron’s production. If he can put on some form, he can surely win his fifth MVP crown.

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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