David Thorpe writes that Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has embraced his role as his Denver's main scorer and best player. Could he be a dark-horse MVP candidate?
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If the Heat are to advance past the Bulls, they'll need more production from NBA MVP LeBron James, David Thorpe writes. Likewise, for the Bulls to pull a major upset, Carlos Boozer must be more assertive inside.