Feb 14, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) greets Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) during the first half at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

NBA All-Star Game 2014: Kevin Durant, LeBron James lead MVP favorites

With the 2014 NBA All-Star Game rapidly approaching, the folks in Las Vegas have released their updated betting odds to show who they think will take home MVP honors on All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.

In what should be a surprise to no one, the two best players in the game — Kevin Durant and LeBron James — are favored to be named the 2014 All-Star MVP at 3-to-1 and 4-to-1 odds, respectively.

Thanks to his ability to knock down any shot, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is also given a great chance at 8-to-1.

Dirk Nowitzki and Joakim Noah are also listed among the candidates, but they are the long-shots to bring home the award.

How does Vegas see your favorite players chances of taking home the 2014 All-Star Game MVP?

Here are the full odds for this year’s game, via RJ Bell of Pregame.com:

Kevin Durant: 3/1
LeBron James: 4/1
Stephen Curry: 8/1
Carmelo Anthony: 11/1
Anthony Davis: 12/1
Blake Griffin: 12/1
Paul George: 12/1
Kevin Love: 14/1
Kyrie Irving: 16/1
Chris Paul: 18/1
LaMarcus Aldridge: 22/1
Dwyane Wade: 25/1
James Harden: 25/1
John Wall: 28/1
Chris Bosh: 35/1
Dwight Howard: 35/1
Tony Parker 35/1
Damian Lillard: 40/1
Joakim Noah: 45/1
Dirk Nowitzki: 50/1

Who do you think will take home the MVP award on All-Star Weekend? Sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts and predictions.

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