We’re in the midst of one of the most competitive, most entertaining, and most star-studded seasons in NBA history. The league is rife with superstar-caliber talents, and we’ve got the perfect confluence right now of guys rising to the top, guys already in their primes and guys milking their thirties for a couple more career years.
Simply put, there are more great players now than we’ve seen in a long, long time. As such, the phrase “MVP-caliber season” gets thrown around a lot these days, with seemingly every star making a case for the game’s greatest individual achievement.
A lot of guys are deserving, but only one can win. As the All-Star break approaches and the picture begins to become clear, let’s run down the top 10 candidates for the MVP award this spring.