Dwight Howard listed among those with odds to win MVP

July 13, 2016 Atlanta:  Dwight Howard jokes about becoming emotional during a news conference, introducing him as the newest member of the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday July 13, 2016.  Howard, an Atlanta native became emotional when he started talking about returning  to Atlanta and playing for his hometown Atlanta Hawks.  Head coach Mike Budenholzer is shown in the foreground.  Howard will wear the number 8 in Atlanta, giving up the number he has worn most of his career, 12, The press event was held at the William Walker Recreation Center in SW Atlanta.  The Hawks organization recently refurbished the basketball court at the Center as part of an ongoing community program.  Howard played there as a youngster growing up in Atlanta. BRANT SANDERLIN/BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

Dwight Howard jokes about becoming emotional during a news conference, introducing him as the newest member of the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday July 13, 2016. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

Bovada released its early odds to win the 2016-17 NBA MVP award on Thursday.

For recreational purposes only (of course), new Hawks center Dwight Howard has been installed as a 200-to-1 shot to win the postseason award.

Stephen Curry and LeBron James are co-favorites.

Here’s the complete list:

2016-17 NBA MVP ODDS

Stephen Curry                         15/4

LeBron James                          15/4

Russell Westbrook                    4/1

Kevin Durant                             8/1

Anthony Davis                          14/1

James Harden                           16/1

Kawhi Leonard                        16/1

Paul George                              22/1

Blake Griffin                            22/1

Damien Lillard                         28/1

Giannis Antetokounmpo        33/1

Carmelo Anthony                     33/1

DeMarcus Cousins                    33/1

Kyrie Irving                                33/1

Chris Paul                                 33/1

Draymond Green                       50/1

Karl Anthony Towns                 50/1

John Wall                                  50/1

LaMarcus Aldridge                   66/1

Kyle Lowry                               66/1

Isaiah Thomas                           66/1

Dwyane Wade                           66/1

DeMar DeRozan                        75/1

Hassan Whiteside                      75/1

Jimmy Butler                             100/1

Derrick Rose                             100/1

Bradley Beal                             125/1

Andre Drummond                     125/1

Andrew Wiggins                       125/1

Kevin Love                                175/1

Gordon Hayward                       175/1

Dwight Howard                    200/1

Brandon Ingram                         300/1

Dirk Nowitzki                            300/1

Kristaps Porzingis                      300/1

Ben Simmons                             300/1

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