NBA MVP rankings: Will Houston Rockets' James Harden win NBA MVP in 2017-18 season?
Houston Rockets guard James Harden has never won the NBA MVP award.
The former ASU standout, who is averaging 31.4 points, nine assists and five rebounds per game, finished second in both the 2016-17 and 2014-15 seasons.
Is this the year that he takes home the honor?
RELATED: James Harden's top performances through the years
We took a look at recent NBA MVP rankings to get an idea.
Recent rankings seem to like Harden's chances at winning the award.
USA TODAY Sports: Harden No. 1 in MVP raceAJ Neuharth-Keusch writes: "The Rockets, riding an eight-game winning streak, are now just one... read more
- 00:41 Trump backs off siding with Russia over US intelligence
- 22:13 Where Texas politicians stand on marijuana
- 17:35 Trump blames 'double negative' for furor over Putin meeting
- 17:21 Lights go out during Trump statement at the White House
- 13:35 The Latest: Lawmakers want Pompeo to testify on Russia
- 13:26 Trump unfazed by GOP criticism, says Putin meeting was great
- 13:05 Houstonâs Freeway Rapist back in custody after new arrest
- 12:37 Justin Nelson reports $1.1 million in campaign coffer, Texas AG Ken...
- 10:31 As Gov. Abbott allocates $16M for ad campaign, challenger Valdez...