Welcome to our latest episode of In The Hoop, where we dive into the latest NBA news and analysis. In this episode, we take a closer look at the race for the Most Valuable Player award between Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic, two of the league's top big men who have been dominating the court this season.

But that's not all - we also discuss the Los Angeles Lakers and their playoff chances with a healthy LeBron James. With the playoffs just around the corner, it's crunch time for the Lakers and their superstar player. Can they make a run for the championship with a fully-fit LeBron leading the way?

Join us as we break down the stats, highlights, and expert opinions on the MVP race and the Lakers' playoff prospects. Don't miss this exciting episode of In The Hoop!