The reigning MVP's playoff run is over. Long live the playoff MVPs.
With Giannis Antetokounmpo slumping against the Miami Heat's defense as the Milwaukee Bucks fell behind 3-0 before a second turn of his right ankle ended his series, the title of MVP is wide open during this postseason unlike any other. A number of historic individual performances have given several players claim to the title.
Let's run through the best performers so far in the playoffs, limiting the list to players whose teams remain active.