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On this date in 1998, Michael Jordan was named the 1998 NBA Most Valuable Player, earning his fifth MVP honor, tied for the second-most league MVP awards with the legendary Bill Russell. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the all-time leader as he was named NBA MVP a record six times.
Got a great basketball blog post that you want to see featured on Hoops Rumors? Send it to Zach at HoopsLinks@gmail.com. Here’s this week’s look around the basketball blogosphere…
- Six Championship Drive delivers a scouting report on Michigan guard Nik Stauskas.
- Legion Report looks at draft sleepers, including Michigan State’s Adreian Payne.
- Impact Sports likes Stan Van Gundy for the Pistons’ job.
- The Daily Dribble previewed the conference finals.
- Raptors HQ finished out their end-of-season grades for Toronto.
- Nets Daily doesn’t see any flexibility for Brooklyn this summer.