The Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokić and Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid are the top contenders.
“The actual basketball community in Montreal at all levels is really tremendous. The only thing missing is that pro angle.”
PLUS the NBA’s night of not enough stars.
PLUS: What the Bulls need, Gianna Bryant’s number and more in the 2nd edition of our basketball column.
Introducing MTL Courtside, a new monthly column about the wild world of basketball.