Can Giannis Antetokounmpo Three-Peat as MVP?

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Reports indicate that the NBA season will start no earlier than January, so we still have time before the ball gets rolling for the 2021 season.

Still, it’s always interesting to see how odds change from now until tipoff on opening night, especially with futures odds. Focusing on NBA MVP odds, it’s no surprise to see Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the way.

※ Current Odds Date & Time: October 26th, 1:00 P.M. (EST)

Online bookmaker William Hill has Antetokounmpo at +500 to win 2021 NBA MVP.NBA Rumors: Agent says Bucks must make this trade to keep Giannis

ウィリアムヒルAntetokounmpo won the 2019 and 2020 MVP awards. Three-peating seems to be easier as NBA champions than winning MVP.The Lakers three-peated from 2000 to 2002. The last time we saw an MVP three-peat was Larry Bird, who won from 1984 to 1986.Luke Doncic owns the second-best odds to win MVP in 2021. Doncic popped off in the playoffs and will look to build off a strong 2020 campaign next season. The future of Mavericks’ basketball is strong with Doncic at the helm and he is respected by bookmakers as well.

Anthony Davis was a menace inside the bubble so it’s no surprise he is receiving love, currently at +700 to win MVP. Davis was arguably the best player on the Lakers this season when they won the NBA championship.

We’re expecting to see a resurgence in Golden State this season and especially Steph Curry. After dealing with injuries and a disappointing season, Curry and the rest of the Warriors are projected to be threats once again.

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Other notable MVP candidates include LeBron James (+900), Kawhi Leonard (+1000), and James Harden (+1200).

Giannis Antetokounmpo has the chance to three-peat as MVP, but history is not on his side, despite the love from bookmakers.

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