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Posted on: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

NBA: Fans to get a vote for most valuable player


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The NBA is giving fans a say in the MVP race.

The league announced today that fans can make their pick for the league's Most Valuable Player, with the combined fans' choice counting for one vote on the official ballot.

Starting Thursday through April 15, fans can go to www.NBA.com/KiaMVPFanVote and rank their top five choices. The other 124 votes will come from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters.

The MVP award, presented by Kia Motors, will be given after the season. Cleveland's LeBron James is the reigning MVP and leading candidate to win another.