James Harden says he feels like he is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player after helping the Brooklyn Nets beat the Detroit Pistons.
The 31-year-old scored 44 points with 14 rebounds and eight assists as the Nets won 113-111.
Brooklyn have won 24 of their 31 matches with Harden in the team since he joined them in January.
Asked about the MVP award, Harden said: “Do I feel like I belong in the discussion? I feel like I am the MVP.”The MVP is given to the best performing player of the season and is voted for by members of the NBA media. (BBC)