I predicted this might cause some controversy, and it will be interesting to see how validated this award really is.
James Harden was named the winner of the first NBPA Players Choice MVP award, airing tonight on BET.
James Harden wins Players Choice MVP Award, airs tonight on BET pic.twitter.com/t6lthW9JAE
— Siva Kodali (@kodali_siva) July 21, 2015
Harden received the votes from his peers — sparking the debate about whether the media or the players vote carries more weight.