MVP Race: Joel Embiid takes top spot

By | February 24, 2021

We have reached part eight of our weekly 2020-21 NBA MVP rankings and for the first time since Week 1, we have a new player in the No. 1 overall spot in our rankings, although the race is still extremely close at the top.

Below, you can check out the Top 20 players in our MVP rankings for 2020-21, as voted on by our entire team at HoopsHype.

1 Joel Embiid (Philadelphia)

Embiid has been frighteningly good all season long, ranking second in the league in scoring at 29.8 points per game to go with 11.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.3 blocks behind an absurdly tidy 65.2 true shooting percentage, by far the best mark of his career.

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