Greetings! It’s Monday morning, and each and every week (including last Monday), we bring you the latest look at the always entertaining race for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award. This week ‘s major controversy centers around the pinnacle of the list, but there is some shifting throughout the top-5, and even in the “darkhorse section” of our program. The NBA season is striving toward the mid-point, and with the statistical profiles of the top players becoming further cemented, it’s going to be an interesting period of the 2013-2014 season.
For reference, the MVP “criteria” used here is the most literal sense of the word, and team success (while certainly a factor) doesn’t include or exclude any prospective candidate from the proceedings. Without further ado, let’s get it going!