LeBron James says he's 'highly upset' he's never won Defensive Player of the Year

BY foxsports • June 19, 2016

LeBron James is one of the most decorated players in NBA history. Between the four league MVPs, two Finals MVPs, two All-Star MVPs and being named Rookie of the Year, LeBron is not in need of hardware.

But there's one award the Cleveland Cavaliers' 12-time All-Star still covets. James told reporters Saturday he's "highly upset" he's never taken home Defensive Player of the Year honors.

He's been named First Team All-Defense five times but has never gotten the recognition he apparently desires. James is the rare player who can defend all five positions, thanks to his unusual combination of size and speed.

But hours before his sixth career NBA Finals Game 7, James likely has bigger things on his mind. 



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