Crown the Beard? Harden and Westbrook MVP battle comes down to the playoffs

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- It's a playoff matchup that is guaranteed to go down in the NBA's history books.

After their relationship abruptly ended in a trade that sent James Harden from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Rockets, Harden and Russell Westbrook have remained competitors.

This season, both have done the unthinkable.

Harden leads the league in points produced and assists. Westbrook is averaging a triple-double, something that hasn't been done in more than 50 years.

With a Most Valuable Player Award on the line, who takes the prize?

We'll find out soon.

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