The NBA regular season is almost at a close, and that means the MVP will be announced shortly.
It's been an outstanding season thus far.
Derrick Rose has improved out of sight, LeBron James has established himself as a walking triple-double threat despite the company on his team and Dwight Howard's offense is now equal to—if not better than—his defense.
That being said, who has the most realistic chance to take home the regular-season MVP award?
This article explores the top five chances for this year's MVP.