Return of the King: LeBron's back to MVP form
This was supposed to be the year LeBron James won the Most Valuable Player award.
That was the penetrating thought in the early evening of Feb. 4, a frigid Sunday in Cleveland. The Cavs had lost, again, on national television, humbled by the Detroit Pistons, 90-78. The Pistons looked like the better team by far, placidly wrestling the Cavs' offense to a halt just as they had in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semis almost 10 months earlier.
James had a modest 21 points and was ...
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