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Mailbag: Russell Westbrook's MVP bid, Bucks' trader remorse and more

In this week's mailbag, Chris Mannix answers questions on a number of NBA topics, including Russell Westbrook's MVP chances and Doug McDermott's future with the Bulls. 

Chris Mannix takes on your NBA questions during this week's round of the Twitter mailbag...

  • Which East teams will grab the last two playoff spots? Brooklyn is in the driver's seat because they have the most favorable schedule. Who else has a leg up on the field?
  • Should the Bucks have kept Brandon Knight? Is Knight worth a possible trip to the second round of the playoffs to later lose him in the offseason? Michael Carter-Williams could have a higher ceiling long-term. 
  • Will the Bulls trade Doug McDermott next season? Will a frontcourt logjam force Chicago's hand and deal the sweet-shooting forward?
  • Would Russell Westbrook be the first NBA MVP on a low-seeded team? Westbrook is undeniably the second-half MVP. Has he done enough on the season to edge Stephen Curry and James Harden

If you'd like to ask a question for next week's mailbag, leave a comment below or send a tweet to @ChrisMannixSI using the hashtag #MannixMailbag.