The NBA announced the finalists for six major awards on Saturday, including Most Valuable Player hopefuls Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and LeBron James.
FILE PHOTO: Aug 1, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) reacts after a play against the Toronto Raptors during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla Mandatory Credit: Ashley Landis/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports
Antetokounmpo, who won the award last season, entered Saturday averaging career highs in scoring (29.7) and rebounding (13.7) for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Harden, the 2017-18 MVP, is on track to win his third consecutive NBA scoring title with 34.3 points per game for the Houston Rockets.
James, a four-time MVP, is averaging 25.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and a league-leading 10.3 assists for th