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After the race between James Harden and Russell Westbrook had previously forced our panel into a stalemate, the vote has swung in favor of the history-making Westbrook after the Thunder guard joined Oscar Robertson on Friday in the exclusive triple-double club.
We asked our panel: Who will win MVP?
Among the votes — after checking in at a 50-50 split last week — 82 percent went to Westbrook, while Harden fell dramatically to 18 percent.
We also asked them: Who should win MVP?
Here's a breakdown: