The league MVP next year will be Kevin Durant. I am a fan of Durant and I think he has incredible potential. A lot of NBA stars' stats spike in their third season and this kid should be no exception. As a sophomore, he lead the league in scoring and was the youngest player to do so.
Let's take a look at the other four players who rank in the top five for the MVP award.
Dwight Howard - Dwight shows unbelievable skill and athleticism but in my opinion, Durant shows more. Durant also is the only really good player on his team, so he shines more than Dwight does.
Dwyane Wade - D-Wade is now part of "the big three" and therefore is not as valuable to his team.
LeBron James - Same reason as Dwyane Wade.
Kobe Bryant - He too has a very good team built around him.