ESPN.com's 2010-11 MVP ballots

Originally Published: April 13, 2010
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Derrick RoseDavid Liam Kyle/NBAE/Getty ImagesIn just his third season in Chicago, Derrick Rose has bloomed into a superstar -- and our pick for MVP.

It's not unanimous, but it's pretty close: Derrick Rose is ESPN.com's pick for Most Valuable Player for the 2010-11 season.

With more than 81 percent of the first-place votes, Rose unseated two-time MVP selection LeBron James and easily outdistanced second-place finisher Dwight Howard.

Look below to check out the individual ballots of 32 ESPN contributors.

Vote totals

Derrick Rose: 146 points (26 first-place votes, 2 second, 1 third, 2 fourth, 1 fifth)
Dwight Howard: 110 (2 first-place votes, 16 second, 9 third, 4 fourth, 1 fifth)
LeBron James: 95 (2 first-place votes, 9 second, 13 third, 5 fourth)
Kobe Bryant: 62 (4 second-place votes, 4 third, 13 fourth, 8 fifth)
Dirk Nowitzki: 21 (1 second-place vote, 1 third, 4 fourth, 6 fifth)
Dwyane Wade: 14 (1 first-place vote, 1 third, 2 fourth, 2 fifth)
Chris Paul: 9 (1 third-place vote, 1 fourth, 4 fifth)
Kevin Durant: 9 (1 third-place vote, 6 fifth)
Manu Ginobili: 7 (1 first-place vote, 1 fourth)
Amare Stoudemire: 2 (2 fifth-place votes)
LaMarcus Aldridge: 1 (1 fifth-place vote)
Zach Randolph: 1 (1 fifth-place vote)

Five points awarded for first-place votes, four points for second place, and so on.

The ballots


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