NBA MVP Power Rankings: Week 23

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Jan 29, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) looks over at Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

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. There is just one full week in the regular season, but the NBA MVP award remains up for grabs (at least in theory), and the fight for spots 3 through 5 is certainly worth monitoring as things come to a close.

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!

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Tags: Blake Griffin Chicago Bulls Chris Paul Joakim Noah Kevin Durant Kevin Love Kyle Lowry Lebron James Los Angeles Clippers Miami Heat Minnesota TImberwolves Oklahoma City Thunder San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan Toronto Raptors

  • Blaine MacMillan

    Awesome analysis Brad. Detailed and objective.