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The Lakers' shooting guard was the first player to win back-to-back MVP honors since former teammate Shaquille O'Neal won three in a row from 2000-02, first leading L.A. past Orlando in 2009 and then past Boston in 2010.

Text: Tommy Atler/SI.com
Photo: Mike Blake/Reuters

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