either Nash or Dirk deserve it.....altho if Cleveland comes on with a huge 2nd half of the season its easily Lebron's. the voters are lining up to vote for Lebron. and i have a feeling that even if Nash absolutely deserves it that he wont get it.
Nash or Dirk tho.....i wouldnt have a problem if either of them got it.
Lakers Coach Phil Jackson didn't dispute the MVP analysis.
"I'd certainly put Dirk out there," Jackson said. "It's hard to throw your own player's name out there, but Kobe's having a really fine season. Everybody thinks Nash is having another great year. His play for Phoenix is contagious."
Did I say something wrong?
Kobe saying what he said will obviously bring a little hate and overshadow the fact that he's pulling for Dirk. He shouldn't have said things like not being interested in statistacal achievement being the player that he is. Everyone is going to call bluff. It would be better if he would have said he would love to win the MVP award, but Dirk deserves it way more. That sounds a little more humble.
i think dirk deserves it but i dont see how you can hate on kobe for what he said. He was put in a situation where anything he said was gonna get him hate. He answered what i think was the best way possible(and he could have said nash and i would still think he answered the best way possible) if he said himself everyone would just say hes out for himself and selfish.
MVP is rated by regular season success and importance to the team during the regular season. Nash will most likely win it because Phoenix is totally lost with Nash. The mavs can win a few but not as many without Dirk. Kobe basically had to say that in front of all the media. It actually boosts his own image to put someone else ahead of him for a change.