Realistic Candidates for NBA Most Improved Player Award

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Realistic Candidates for NBA Most Improved Player Award
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Approximately a third of the NBA season has already gone by, and there have been a handful of players who are starting to make the jump from a role player to a star. Whether it is an increased amount of playing time or more opportunity, these players have demonstrated they are ready to take the step to the next level.

Although perennial superstars like Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony—who has been playing out of his mind by the way—are arguably playing the best basketball of their respective careers, it is highly unlikely that either of them will win the Most Improved Player award.

Here is my list of the most likely players to be named the 2013 NBA Most Improved Player if they keep up their current level of production throughout the season

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