Although it is early in the season, some players are starting to show potential for reaching their next level. That may be due to gaining experience in the league, a new opportunity or a combination of the two.
Either way, several names are beginning to rise from the rest. They have already shown in the first few games of the season that this season very well could be a career year for them.
Because of that, these players have become early favorites to win the NBA Most Improved Player award. Just for the record, established players are still available for this award, like Danny Granger in the 2008-2009 season when he rose from 19.6 to 25.8 points per game.
So who is the favorite to be the most improved player in the NBA? Keep reading to find out.