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NBA MVP Race 2011: Five MVP Caliber Players, Who Won't Be Considered.

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NBA MVP Race 2011: Five MVP Caliber Players, Who Won't Be Considered.
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Every year the NBA MVP race boils down to individual scoring and team wins. The MVP is the best player on a dominant team, who is tops in the league in scoring.

And every year there are far too many players who have stellar seasons, but are not considered as candidates for MVP.

The 2011 front runners for MVP are Derrick Rose, LeBron James, and Amare Stoudemire. But here are my top five players who are having MVP-like seasons, but have no chance of hoisting up the MVP award. 

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