Playoff MVP Race: Despite elimination, Kevin Durant takes top spot (for now)

With the Atlanta Hawks joining the Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks in the Conference Finals, we have adjusted our MVP rankings, just maybe not in the way you might think. That’s because a player who was recently eliminated just took the top spot in our aggregate ranking, despite the fact we won’t be seeing him again until, reportedly, the Olympics. Below, check out the latest part of our playoff MVP series, as voted on by our team of writers.

Playoff MVP Race: Despite elimination, Kevin Durant takes top spot (for now)

With the Atlanta Hawks joining the Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks in the Conference Finals, we have adjusted our MVP rankings, just maybe not in the way you might think.

That’s because a player who was recently eliminated just took the top spot in our aggregate ranking, despite the fact we won’t be seeing him again until, reportedly, the Olympics.

Below, check out the latest part of our playoff MVP series, as voted on by our team of writers.