"I would say he's the most consistent basketball player as far as the MVP this year, man," James said Wednesday, via ESPN.com's Miami Heat Index. "He's put up some great numbers."
Durant is averaging 32 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists a game for the
Durant has been dominant all season, even breaking
He has never won the MVP award.
Added James: "I think KD has had one heck of a season. And, you know, if he's rewarded with the MVP, it would be great. It would be awesome for him, for his family. He's played MVP-type basketball. I don't really get caught up into what people say. At the end of the day, they have their own votes and they go from there."