48. "when Steph was unanimous MVP he wasn't considered a top 5 player?" In response to In response to 46
when Giannis was back to back MVP and DPOY he wasn't top 5?
>I don't think, going into their first MVP years, anyone >would've said they're a Top 5 lock-- more hovering around Top >10. But once you have an MVP type season, and you make a >conference finals (or go further), you get a pretty serious >bump in your status. > >Like, if Jokic is a Top 3 candidate for MVP again next season >too, or if he carries this team to the Finals this year on his >back somehow? It's gonna be really goddamn hard to keep him >out of the Top 5 going forward.
I agree if Jokic carries his team to the Finals he will force his way into the top 5 but I don't know if he get's past Ayton and Gobert.