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Carmelo Anthony is not early MVP

Anthony shining, but Kevin Durant is clear choice (PER Diem: Dec. 19, 2012)

Originally Published: December 19, 2012
By Justin Kubatko | Basketball-Reference
Carmelo Anthony and Kevin DurantUSA TODAY Sports, AP PhotoMelo and Durant each have a strong case for the early MVP, but the numbers clearly point to one guy.

The New York Knicks have the best record in the Eastern Conference, and their star, Carmelo Anthony, is having the finest season of his career, facts that have led many to declare Anthony the early favorite for MVP.

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