A few weeks into the shortened NBA season teams are beginning to show their true colors. Young players are emerging. The busts are still trying to show the country that their early season performance is but an anomaly. The seasoned veterans want us all to believe they have one more year in them. But most importantly the dominant MVP candidates are coming into view.
There was a point in the middle of last season where it became obvious that Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was going to win the highly-coveted award. Just a few weeks into this season, the race is neck-and-neck between several players.
Without further ado, here is an early look at the current top ten MVP candidates.