Numerous star basketball players have stated the awards do not make a difference.
Steph Curry’s opinion on winning multiple awards including the MVP award is quite humble.
“But when you have a situation where you go through a season and play at a high level and just stay in the moment, you’re not really focusing on that.”.
LeBron James has also been quite unsatisfied with only awards and personal accomplishments, to the true winners of basketball their primary focus is to win games that lead to a championship.
Carmelo averaged 22.3 points, 7.7 rebounds & 2.7 assists for the Portland Trail Blazers that lead them to a 3-0 winning streak.
This also included a season high 25 points on 50% shooting against the Chicago Bulls, he also passed Alex English in total career points in the NBA’s all-time highest scorers list.
Giannis Antetokounmpo also achieved the player of the week award putting up an seriously insane stat line of 34.8 ppg, 11.3 rebounds & 4 assists.