NBA MVP Power Rankings: Nikola Jokic drops, new name joins top two

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4. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Last week's rank: 4

Giannis once again has an amazing week and makes a legitimate argument to be placed higher on this list.

Despite the loss on Christmas Day to the New York Knicks, the Bucks have been dominating everyone they play. This includes Giannis, who put up 32 points and 13 rebounds in the loss to the Knicks.

Things haven't changed one bit for Giannis after his historic 64 points. He and the Bucks have won four out of their last five and have dominated every opponent they have played. Earlier this week, Milwaukee played the Orlando Magic and won 118-114. Giannis once again dominated with a 37-point double-double.

This past week, the Bucks reached a 3-1 record and made it look easy against the teams they played. If the Bucks can continue to dominate the way they have over the last month, they could be competing with the Celtics for the top record in the Eastern Conference.

However, the former MVP could be higher on this list, but with a strong top three, he will need to continue to dominate if he wants to win the MVP award again.

The Buck's next four games are against formidable opponents, including two against the Indiana Pacers. If Giannis dominates like he did against the Pacers last time, he will surely rise the rankings next week. Giannis is currently a game-time decision with an injury, but if he plays, his next game will be against the Brooklyn Nets.