The 76th Sense MVP Race- October 22nd and 23rd

It has been a busy week for me, so I have fallen a little behind on the MVP Race. There are some exciting thing coming in the MVP race, a weekly update. We will get our first glance at who is leading the race. Exciting times! On to the nights games…

NIGHT 7

Boston MVP –  Kyrie Irving
22 pts 8 rebs 5 asts 2 stls 1 blk
Season Total: 2 Points

Gordon and Kyrie missed late attempts at the win.

Orlando MVP – Nikola Vucevic
25 pts 4 rebs 6 asts 3 stls
Season Total: 8 Points

The Magic had four started finish with double figures. Vucevic and Isaac each had 12 boards, while Agustin and Fournier dropped 10 dimes a piece.

Charlotte MVP – Kemba Walker
26 pts 5 rebs 5 asts 1 stl
Season Total: 10

Charlotte made seven three pointers below their season average.

Toronto MVP – Jonas Valunciunas
17 pts 10 rebs 2 asts 2 stls 2 blks
Season Total: 3 Points

The Raptors squad shot 58% from the field, 39% from 3, and 87% from the line.

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New York MVP – Mario Hezonja
18 pts 4 reb 3 ast 2 stl
Season Total: 2 Points

Even though the Knicks lost they finally got some help outside of Kanter and Hardaway. Vonlah, Dodson, and Burke all reached double digits, giving New York their first game of the year with more than three.

Milwaukee MVP – Giannis Antetokounmpo
31 pts 15 reb 4 ast 2 blk
Season Total: 9 Points

Giannis dominated but Eric Bledsoe was integral in the win. Bledsoe had the highest +/- at +19 along with his 16 points and 13 boards.

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Indiana MVP – Victor Oladipo
20 pts 7 reb 3 ast 1blk
Season Total: 6 Points

Bogdanovic went 4 of 5 from deep, he made half of Indiana’s threes.

Minnesota MVP – Karl Anthony-Towns
17 pts 14 reb 2 blk
Season Total: 3 Points

Andrew Wiggins left the game early, opening things up for Butler and Towns.

Chicago MVP – Zach Lavine 
34 pts 3 reb 2 ast 2 stl 1 blk
Season Total: 6 Points

The Bulls shot 58% from three point land, but only 66.7% from the charity stripe. One of those two things cost them a chance at their first W.


Dallas MVP – DeAndre Jordan
18 pts 16 reb 1 blk
Season Total: 8 Points

Dallas missed one free throw in the game.

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Utah MVP – Rudy Gobert 
11 pts 12 reb 2 ast 1 stl 2 blk
Season Total: 5 Points

Donovan Mitchell and Joe Ingles combined to go 2-14 from deep. The Jazz shot a putrid 35% from the field.

Memphis MVP Marc Gasol
18 pts 13 reb 4 ast 1 stl
Season Total: 5 Points

Memphis’s defense won them this game, not their shooting.

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Portlant MVP – Jusuf Nurkic
22 pts 18 reb 2 ast 2 stl
Season Total: 2 Points

CJ McCollum struggled in this game, goin 1 for 11 from the field.

Washington MVP – Bradley Beal
25 pts 8 reb 7 ast 1 blk
Season Total: 3 Points

Washington forward Markieff Morris dropped 28 and Kelly Obre added 22 off the bench.

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Phoenix MVP – Deandre Ayton
20pts 14 reb 5 ast 1 stl
Season Total: 5 Points

Golden State MVP – Steph Curry
29pts 4 reb 8 ast 2 stl
Season Total: 8 Points

Los Angeles MVP – Lebron James
32 pts 8 reb 14 ast 1 stl 1 blk
Season Total: 4 Points

LA’s four starters outside of Lebron were three second year players and a rookie making his debut.

Phoenix MVP – Demar Derozan
32 pts 8 reb 14 ast 1 stl
Season Total: 3 Points

Patty Mills hit the go ahead jumper with 6.8 left on the clock in OT.

Player of the Night – Lebron James

Lebron led a young Laker team to a 142 point over time loss. The Los Angelos Lakers are 0-3 and Lebron is getting a taste for the West. Lebron James is still the best player in the NBA, expect the Lakers to come back with a vengeance. Demar Derozan was 1 blk away from having an identical stat line to LA’s newest star.

Season Total: 9

Night 8

Philadelphia MVP – Joel Embiid
33 pts 11 reb 7 ast 3 blk
Season Total: 12 Points

Joel Embiid owns real estate in Andre Drummond’s head.

Detroit MVP – Blake Griffin
50 pts 14 reb 6 ast 1 blk
Season Total: 6 Points

Blake went berserk and scored the season high 50 points. Griffin also hit the free throw on a game winning and-1.

Los Angeles MVP – Tobias Harris
26 pts 9 reb 3 ast 1 stl
Season Total: 7 Points

Clippers reserves combined for 45 points in the loss.

New Orleans MVP – Anthony Davis
34 pts 13 reb 2 ast 1 stl 5 blk
Season Total: 11 Points

Nikola Mirotic had an 0 fer from three point land. Julius Randle continues to make a strong case for 6th man, with 18 off the bench.

Sacramento MVP – Marvin Bagley
20 pts 9 reb 3 ast 5 blk
Season Total: 4 Points

The King’s are in the midst of 7 of 9 road game stretch.

Denver MVP – Nikola Jokic
14 pts 12 reb 6 ast 1 stl
Season Total: 17 Points

Jokic just continuing his dominate performances, I’m running out of pictures.

Player of the Night – Blake Griffin

Dropping 50 points in a game gets you player of the week 99 times out of 100. Blake played out of his mind and he deserves MVP honors.

Season Total: 11 Points

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