LeBron James is the odds-on favorite to win the Lakers' in-season tournament MVP.

As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for their semi-final showdown against the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA In-Season Tournament, we are reminded of the magnificence of star LeBron James.

James has fully embraced the NBA's new event, and the entire Lakers squad has followed suit.

He's been playing brilliantly thus far in the tournament, and it's helped LA reach the last four. James continued his great play in the In-Season Tournament Quarterfinals,

assisting the Lakers to a 106-103 home victory over the Phoenix Suns.In the game, he had 31 points (the most on the team), eight rebounds, and 11 assists. On the night, James also had five steals.

James is currently the odds-on favorite to win the In-Season Tournament MVP, according to BetOnline. He is currently priced at +300, which is an excellent bet.

With only two games remaining for the Lakers to potentially win the tournament, now may be a good moment to place your wager.

 James understands how important it would be to add another honor to his already excellent resume, so he will almost certainly work hard to make it happen.

However, the Lakers face a difficult matchup against the Pelicans. New Orleans would want nothing more than to knock the Lakers out of the race, so the Lakers must tread carefully around them.

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