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PBT Podcast: Talking LeBron’s 61, the race for MVP, plus tanking discussion

Mar 4, 2014, 8:46 AM EDT

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LeBron James shook up the NBA on Monday night, dropping 61 on the Bobcats.

It’s a reminder of what LeBron has often said: If he wanted to lead the league in scoring, he could. It was also a little like Kevin Durant‘s run of a dozen 30+ point games in that Dwyane Wade was out (as Russell Westbrook had been) and LeBron was forced to take on more of the offense.

In the latest PBT Podcast myself and Eytan Shander of NBC Sports Radio talk about LeBron’s big game and what it means for the MVP race. We also discuss all the talk of tanking and what the league can do about it (there are no easy answers here).

As always, you can listen by hitting play below or  you can listen and subscribe via iTunes.

  1. progress2011 - Mar 4, 2014 at 9:13 PM

    Great competition by two power-house athletes.

    Getting our money’s worth watching the LBJ and KD shows.

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