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Kevin Love winning Foot Locker's Three-Point Competition at the 2012 All-Star Weekend.
With a mediocre record and lower-tier conference ranking, the Minnesota Timberwolves are not quite favored for the 2012 playoffs. However, their forward-center, Kevin Love, has captured the attention of NBA fans and analysts this past month.
Love made a bold statement when he won Foot Locker's Three-Point Competition at the 2012 All-Star Weekend. Following the All-Star break, Love has been putting out numbers that make him MVP worthy. In his last 15 games, Love has averaged an impressive 31.2 points per game.
It is absolutely possible that an MVP can emerge from an average team. With a few more weeks of regular-season games left before playoffs, the Wolves still have some time to boost their record.
If Love stays consistent and continues to improve over the remainder of the season, then he has a legitimate shot of getting MVP. No pun intended.