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When Did We Become Obsessed with Handing Out the NBA MVP Every Day? Plus, Why Cade Cunningham is Grant Hill 2.0

Kyle Koster
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Giannis and Joel Embiid battled to the final whistle last night in a pivotal night for the NBA MVP trophy. Or perhaps not so pivotal as the next result will move the conversation. About that: how did we get to a place where there are multiple shows debating who should win this award every single day? Is the 2015 NBA Finals to blame? Plus, Cade Cunningham has been a revelation in Detroit and has a chance to become the next Grant Hill. How realistic is that expectation? And how soon can long-suffering fans expect it? And finally, a point of order from the news desk on those Jim Nantz tie jokes, which are no longer relevant.