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Video: Chris Mannix says LeBron will be MVP but that doesn’t matter

Apr 17, 2012, 8:50 PM EST

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A poll of former MVPs had a slight lean toward Kevin Durant as your MVP this year, but Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated was on NBC’s SportsTalk on Tuesday and said LeBron James should be the man.

And it doesn’t matter. Mannix is spot on here — anything less than a ring for the Heat and this season is a failure for LeBron and the franchise. LeBron himself would agree with that.

If you want to vote on who should be MVP — LeBron, Durant Kobe Bryant or Tony Parker — head on over to NBC’s ranking machine and tell us what you think.

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