The two are joined by Stephen Curry (91 first team votes), Paul George (71 votes) and Nikola Jokić (59 votes).
The finalists for this season's NBA MVP award have been named, with Paul George, James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo in the running.
This year's crop of top talent have put on some spectacular performances throughout the year, but only one will be crowned king.
The Rockets have been Golden State's stiffest competition in the Western Conference in recent years, but they can't get over the hump.
Despite another playoff loss to the Warriors, Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta is adamant Houston will win NBA championships with James Harden.
Despite another playoff loss to the Warriors, Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta is adamant Houston can win titles with 2017-18 MVP James Harden.
The Golden State Warriors' clutch 118-113 win over the Houston Rockets on the road saw them advance to the NBA Western Conference finals.
Stephen Curry stepped up in the absence of Kevin Durant as the Golden State Warriors sealed a 4-2 series victory.
Golden State obviously had the most talented starting lineup in basketball this season. But many knocked it for its lack of depth.
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets 104-99 to claim a 3-2 lead in the playoff series on Wednesday.