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In the league’s postseason awards, the Thunder made a good showing. James Harden won Sixth Man of the Year, power forward Serge Ibaka finished second in Defensive Player of the Year voting and Brooks was sixth place in Coach of the Year. Russell Westbrook tied for 11th in the MVP voting with Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, getting one fourth-place vote and one fifth-place vote.

LeBron, that’s like unheard of for a guy to get three out of four MVPs,” Durant said. “A good friend of mine. I’m happy for him and of course I would love to have the MVP but at the same time, I’ve just got to keep improving, keep getting better and hopefully I’ll have one soon.”

Durant is attempting to be the first player from the franchise, which relocated from Seattle in 2008, to be chosen MVP.

Kevin has worked himself into this position, to be considered an MVP,” Brooks said. “LeBron, Kevin and a few others are going to be in that position for the next 10 years. It could be a coin flip every year. Those guys put up great numbers and their team wins games.”