Opinion: Curry leading MVP race

By: Austin Gill ~Copy Editor~ The NBA’s MVP race has been neck-and-neck all season and, with only weeks to go until playoffs, it’s as close as ever. With decorated resumes, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Stephen Curry remain the top candidates vying for 2015’s distinction. Westbrook has shouldered the load over Oklahoma City’s injury-plagued season with eye-popping single-game averages of 27.6 points (shooting 42.5 percent, 8.6 assists, 7.2 rebounds and 2.2 steals). He also leads the league with nine triple-doubles. The tired knock on Westbrook is that he’s a ball-hogger. His sky-high usage percentage of 38.1 would seem to reflect … Continue reading Opinion: Curry leading MVP race