The finalists in all categories were determined by voting by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.
The standout award is, of course, the MVP honor and the trio of James, Harden and Davis has separated themselves from the rest of the pack with their performances in the regular season.More news: Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Is Officially Happening at Freeform
In a season that was anything but normal for the Cavaliers, James elevated his game to an wonderful level. But, so too are Cleveland's Lebron James and Houston's James Harden.
With 27.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game, James' numbers are especially impressive when one considers the circumstances the 2016 National Basketball Association champions have gone through this year with the trade of Kyrie Irving, injuries, a general manager change and the absence of head coach Tyronn Lue due to illness.
James, meanwhile, has put together an MVP-worthy season while leading a team that's changed personnel throughout the season.More news: Wilmer Valderrama Delightfully Dressed Like a Bird to Explain Venezuela's Political Crisis
But to keep our appetites satiated, the National Basketball Association announced the finalists for each award on Wednesday.
He averaged 27.5 points - the most for him since the 2009-10 season - along with 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists and played in all 82 games of the regular season.
The NBA regular season ended over a month ago, and we still have over a month until the league's postseason awards will be handed out at the 2018 NBA Awards show on June 25.More news: 'Serial' Heads to HBO for 'The Case Against Adnan Syed'