Last season saw Derrick Rose emerge as NBA MVP.
D-Rose lit up the stat sheet night in and night out for a stand out season and was of worthy MVP honors.
With that said, no one other than Rose himself actually expected him to do such a thing. LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard were all expected to take the MVP last season. What Rose accomplished was breathtaking and heroic. He defied the odds, worked on his game, and anticipated the payoff.
Are there any players who might sneak up on us this year to take the NBA's top individual honor?
Let's explore five sleepers for this year's NBA MVP Award.