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April 8, 2015 8:06 PM EDT

NBA players will be able to vote in their own set of postseason awards for the first time this year, players union executive director Michele Roberts said in a memo made public on Wednesday.

LeBron James said he knows who he would peg as this season’s MVP. From ESPN:

James said he supports the idea of players voting for awards.

“Guys are going to be able to recognize the guys they play against every night and what they do for their franchises,” James said, according to ESPN.

James has won four MVPs during his career. He earned two during his first stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers and two more while he played for the Miami Heat.

The forward’s 25.6 points, 7.3 assists and 6 rebounds a game are all his lowest averages since his rookie season, but he is third in the NBA in scoring and seventh in player efficiency rating. After a 19-20 start, James’ Cavaliers are now 50-27 and sit second in the Eastern Conference.

Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook and James Harden are considered favorites to win MVP.

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