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LeBron on Stephen Curry winning MVP: “I think he definitely deserved it"

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LeBron James says Stephen Curry deserved to the MVP this year.

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LeBron James, like everyone who voted for the award, agrees that Warriors guard Stephen Curry deserved to win the NBA's MVP award this year.

"I think he definitely deserved it," said today James per the Akron Beacon Journal, "He averaged 30, he led the league in steals, he was 90-50-40 and they won 73 (games). Do you have any debate over that, really, when it comes to that award?

LeBron, who finished third in MVP voting behing Curry and Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, also talked about how the definition of most valuable changes year to year, but that Curry deserved the award no matter the definition.

Here's the video of LeBron's full answer via Hayden Grove of the Associated Press and Scout Media:

This isn't really a surprising response, as LeBron isn't really one to say he should have won an award or really put down other players. And Curry's record breaking year really put him in a class of his own this year.