Huw Hopkins

Huw grew up in Wales and was too much of a wimp to play rugby. He fell in love with the quiet brilliance of Tim Duncan and ended up a San Antonio Spurs fan. Huw is a Lead Writer for Double Clutch and also contributes to Sky Sports (NBA/WNBA) and Sporting News (FIBA).

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Who is the MVP of the decade?

As we look back on an incredible decade of NBA basketball, the Double Clutch crew debate the league’s MVP for the 2010s

Top 5 MVP race: Kawhi checks in

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for the NBA, and as casual fans start turning their attention to the league on Christmas Day, Huw Hopkins takes a look at the last MVP candidates of the year

Capela’s rebounding is covering a lot of cracks for the Rockets

Despite having two all-time great rebounding guards next to him, Clint Capela is dominating the boards this season, and Huw Hopkins believes it is one of the main reasons the Houston Rockets are winning

MVP Top 5 – Doncic finally breaks through

With some of the usual top teams and players out of the way, a new crop of MVP candidates are breaking into the conversation this year for Huw Hopkins

Top 5 NBA MVP Race – Week 4

The still-early nature of the 2019-20 NBA season means that there is plenty of movement in the second edition of Huw Hopkins’ MVP rankings

Back to the future with LeBron James

LeBron James might be putting together an MVP-calibre season, but Huw Hopkins wants to look ahead to see if we can expect any parallels with a future winner

Biggest surprises so far this season

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition — but we didn’t expect the Thunder, Pascal Siakam, nor Aron Baynes to be so good, either!

Top 5 MVP race – the ‘it’s way too early, but…’ edition

As we reach two full weeks of regular season NBA basketball, Huw Hopkins looks at the best five players so far in the race for MVP

We won’t be fooled again – the records that don’t represent the teams

Some teams are only as good as their record, others are not. Huw Hopkins looks at what teams we can trust so far