Who are the top early MVP surprises?

Originally Published: November 12, 2013

LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul were three of the preseason MVP favorites, but who else has emerged as an early contender for the league's top individual accolade?

1. Who's the top "surprise" MVP candidate in the East?

Henry Abbott, TrueHoop: Paul George is a candidate for defensive player of the year, while scoring almost as much as anybody in the league while leading the team with the best record. That he is emerging is no surprise, but that he has blatantly ...

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