NBA Awards 2018: James Harden wins MVP, Bill Russell flips off Barkley

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Harden was the driving force behind Houston earning the top record in the National Basketball Association and the getting the best record in franchise history this season at 65-17.

The Houston Rockets star was voted the NBA's Most Valuable Player after twice being runner-up, beating out four-time victor LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards on Monday night.

Harden was the NBA's leading scorer, averaging 30.4 points, and ranked third in assists with 8.8 per night. Moses Malone won it twice as a Rocket in 1979 and 1982, and Hakeem Olajuwon took victory in 1994. "Winston Churchill said success is measured by failure, failure, and then come back with enthusiasm, and that's what I've done". James was able to lead the Cavaliers to the Finals for the fourth straight season despite only having the fourth seed in the East.

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- Since the start of the 2016-17 season, Harden is averaging 10 assists per game.

Harden led the league in scoring, 3-pointers and 50-point games with four. He was hired as the new coach of the Detroit Pistons, replacing Stan Van Gundy.

"Can't look in the rear view mirror", Casey said backstage.

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Casey won over Quin Snyder of Utah and Brad Stevens of Boston. 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.

Robertson received the Lifetime Achievement Award from presenters Charles Barkley and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the NBA Awards on Monday night.

Daryl Morey of the Rockets earned the NBA's Executive of the Year Award after assembling a team that finished first in the Western Conference.

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The 37-year-old will take six weeks of maternity leave , and has now passed on her duties to Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters. New Zealand has long had a progressive reputation and was the first country to give women the right to vote in 1893.

The 6-foot-5 guard also posted the first 60-point triple-double performance in National Basketball Association history - 60 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds against the Orlando Magic.

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