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May 7, 2008: Bryant won his first and only MVP award after the 2007-08 season in which he averaged 28.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists a game and led the Lakers to the best record in the Western Conference. In his acceptance speech, he let his guard down and showed an amount of compassion rarely seen before.
👉: "I couldn't have won this award without the play of my teammates," he said. "This is a team award. This isn't an individual award. This is an award that I couldn't have won on my own. If that was the case, I would have won it when I was averaging 40. This gets done because we all do it as a unit. So I can't thank these guys enough. These are my guys, these are my brothers, and we have one MVP."