Re: NBA Thread: 12/13 Season - Screw y'all... Mike Brown was GOAT
Value and wins have little to do with each other. They hardly ever have. MVPs have been for the most part always at least a top 3 seed in their respective conference. That's absolutely ridiculous. Teams that are top 3 are hardly EVER that good due to just one player's ability and value, yes that includes Lebron on the Cavs as that team was structured to support his weaknesses which is why they did so good every year in the regular season. A team that is top 3 is usually top 3 because of many things, such as the bench, role players, playmaking, how good the coach is, etc.
Knicks aren't winning right now because Carmelo is playing great. If it was just him playing great they would probably be 3-2 or 2-3; they're doing great because the team collectively is playing at it's best and each player is fulfilling their roles. Yes Carmelo is the best player on the team and is playing at his best, but they're not perfect right now because of just him.
And this isn't me saying that Carmelo, Lebron, whoever doesn't deserve to be MVP. I'm just making a point that the amount of games won by a team has nothing to do with how valuable one player is.