The Best Player vs. The Most Valuable Player

So I started a conversation on Facebook a few weeks ago, and I can’t stand not to dig a little deeper into the subject.

On New Year’s Day, two sports commentators were debating over who the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the game should be. One of the commentators made a great statement that caught my attention: “MVP doesn’t represent who the best player is; it’s about who’s most valuable.”

What a great discussion! What do you think? What is the difference between being most valuable to the team and being the best player on the team? They are both crucial to the team. (more…)