Check out Russell Westbrook's flawless & emotional MVP speech

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

The vote wasn't even close. James Harden was the first to leave and he has done great in Houston and really proved to be a superstar in the National Basketball Association.

It was a big night for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Golden State's Bob Myers was named Executive of the Year. Changed the course of his career with his stellar play this season. No other team can pay him more.

Throughout the 2016-17 campaign, Green made several key defensive stops in the final moments of close games, including steals on the last possession of two-point wins on November 19 at Milwaukee (8.5 seconds remaining) and December 13 at New Orleans (2.3 seconds).

But no! That will never happen.

Pop star Taylor Swift got in on the act as she recorded a video congratulating Russell Westbrook for his award, which was posted on the official social media handles of Oklahoma City.

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Russell Westbrook has won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for the 2016-17 season, narrowly beating the other two finalists, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard. Nothing wrong with Westbrook, Harden or Leonard but come on if the voting would have been done at the end of the playoffs they would have been 4,5 and 6.

Westbrook began his acceptance speech by thanking God and those close to him and the Thunder. "I remember the first time you beat me at basketball and I was very upset and you said, if you remember correctly, you said, 'You just have to "Shake it Off"'".

"I never thought I'd be in NY and have to thank the sportswriters for the Coach of the Year", D'Antoni said, later praising the Knicks and the city. He became only the second player ever, and first since Oscar Robertson 55 years ago in 1962, to average a triple-double.

Westbrook set a record 42 triple-doubles and averaged a league-best 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds (10th best) and 10.4 assists (third best).

"My handsome wife. Since day one, meeting you, 2007 back at UCLA, I knew you were special", he said.

It made me think at the time, Westbrook relished the chance to be out from under Durant's shadow.

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