In the East region of the NBA, the Boston Celtics are the dominant team, followed closely by the Brooklyn Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks. Meanwhile, in the West region, the two-horse battle between the Denver Nuggets and the Memphis Grizzlies has not ended.
Nikola Jokic leads the MVP race in the NBA
Besides the team rankings, the individual leaderboard battle also attracts the interest of basketball fans as the players continuously have incredible performances day in and day out.
Entering 2023, the person who temporarily rose to the top on the MVP rankings was the Denver Nuggets star, Nikola Jokic. The 2m11 tall player is an important factor in helping the Denver Nuggets fly high in the Western rankings.
Following closely behind Jokic is Jayson Tatum in second place. Along with teammate, Jaylen Brown, the two became a formidable ‘two side duo’ to lead the Boston Celtics far in the East region. After a historic performance with 60 points, 21 rebounds and 10 assists in the game against the New York Knicks, Luka Doncic rose to 3rd in the rankings.
The next positions on the NBA MVP rankings for the 2022-2023 season:
4. Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets)
5. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)
6. Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers)
7. Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans)
8. Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies)
9. Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics)
10. Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers)