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30Q: Will Travis Outlaw win MVP?

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When it comes down to which player in the NBA is the most valuable, the answer is a no-brainer.

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I know what you're thinking.

"Akis, are you crazy? Why is this a 30Q? This is pointless to argue about. We all know Travis Outlaw is guaranteed to be the 2013-14 MVP, do we really need a whole post on it?"

Maybe that's true. But maybe, just maybe, the NBA awards voters will find a way to screw up their ballots for the 10th year in a row and not award Outlaw with the league's highest honors.

Let's break down the facts.

FACT: Travis Outlaw is so good he is being paid by two NBA teams.

FACT: Travis Outlaw has recorded more blocked shots than 11 time NBA Champion Bill Russell.

FACT: Travis Outlaw has recorded more three pointers made than Jerry West.

FACT: Travis Outlaw has recorded more steals than Oscar Robertson.

FACT: Travis Outlaw has recorded less turnovers than Michael Jordan.

FACT: Travis Outlaw has recorded more offensive and defensive rebounds than Wilt Chamberlain (but less total rebounds).

FACT: Travis Outlaw doesn't miss shots, he creates rebounding opportunities.

FACT: Travis Outlaw is so nice, he took a picture of Kevin Fippin rather than the other way around.

FACT: Travis Outlaw doesn't just make his teammates look better, he makes everyone in the entire league look better.

FACT: Travis Outlaw paid me $1,000 to write this article.

FACT: Since Travis Outlaw has joined the Kings, the Maloofs are gone, the Kings have sold for the highest sale price in NBA history, and a new arena is in sight.

FACT: Travis Outlaw CAN play Small Forward.

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As you can see, the evidence is indisputable. Travis Outlaw is the Most Valuable Player, and it's time for the rest of the NBA to acknowledge it.