We're about 50 games into the NBA season, All-Star weekend is behind us, and the trade deadline is right around the corner. The second half of the season separates the real from the fake, the contenders from the pretenders, and any other cliche sayings you can think of. The 2012-2013 season has been a good one, so far, and we're looking forward to what the rest of the year has in store. Which leads us to question of MVP. There have been a couple surprises like the Warriors and the Bulls thanks to the play of Stephen Curry and Joakim Noah, respectively. There also haven't been any surprises like the Heat and the Thunder, thanks to—well, you know. For this list we included no-brainers as well as guys that'll take their teams far if they stay healthy and play up to their standards. We're looking at you Deron Williams. With that being said, check out our picks of the Most Valuable Players in the NBA Right Now.

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