Report: LeBron James Won’t Be In Attendance For 2018 NBA Awards

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If you were expecting to see LeBron James’ reaction, whether it be win or lose, to the NBA MVP Award winner, you’re out of luck. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on Monday that the Cavs’ superstar will not be in attendance for the league’s awards show.

Instead, fans around the league will be greeted by appearances from Cleveland guards Jordan Clarkson and John Holland.

LeBron is a finalist for the NBA Most Valuable Player award once again, this time battling for votes against Houston’s James Harden and New Orleans’ Anthony Davis. Harden is considered to be the favorite according to basketball reference’s MVP tracker.

The NBA Awards starts at 9 p.m. ET.

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