Eric Gordon (basketball)

Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard finalists for NBA MVP

Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard finalists for NBA MVP

LeBron James will have to settle for trying to win another NBA title. He isn't even a finalist for the MVP award.

Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard are the three players in the running for the league's top individual honor.

The NBA announced the three finalists for that and its five other individual awards Friday. The winners will be announced June 26 in New York during the NBA's first awards show.

In previous years, the individual awards were announced separately throughout the postseason.

The categories:

MVP: Westbrook, Harden and Leonard.

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