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NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season  

Aaron Hager
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List Rules Vote up the scenarios you think are most likely to come true during the 2019-20 NBA season

The Toronto Raptors put a bow on the NBA season with their championship victory over the Golden State Warriors, but it's never too early to start thinking about the 2019-20 NBA season. For all the fans who won't be celebrating this offseason, next year can't get here soon enough.

But there are a few mysteries to solve before that season gets started. NBA free agency will be a huge factor in how the standings shake out next season, with some of the best players in the NBA like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Kemba Walker, and Kyrie Irving all potentially on the move to new teams.

Once the season starts, teams like the New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns, who finished in last place in their respective conferences last season, will be looking to turn things around, with the help of some of their big 2019 NBA draft picks. Players like Kristaps Porzingis, who missed all of the 2018-19 season, and Anthony Davis, in a new city, will also be looking to make their presence felt on the league as well.

So what do you think will happen next season? Which of these predictions for the 2019-20 season are most likely to come true? Which do you think could never happen? Make your choices below. Then head over and check out the best NBA players of the deacde.

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The Best New York Team Will Be... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
The Best New York Team Will Be The Brooklyn Nets

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The Oklahoma City Thunder Miss... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
The Oklahoma City Thunder Miss The Playoffs

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Leads Th... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Giannis Antetokounmpo Leads The League In Dunks

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The New York Knicks Lose 50+ G... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
The New York Knicks Lose 50+ Games For The Sixth Straight Year

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Kyrie Irving Goes To The Brook... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
voting closed at #2 Kyrie Irving Goes To The Brooklyn Nets

TRUE: Irving signed with the Nets on July 7, 2019.

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Vince Carter Finally Retires is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Vince Carter Finally Retires

As the oldest player in the NBA, the 42-year-old will be playing his 22nd season in 2019-20. 

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Kevin Durant Goes To The Brook... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
voting closed at #3 Kevin Durant Goes To The Brooklyn Nets

TRUE: Durant signed with the Nets on July 7, 2019, on a sign-and-trade deal.

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Bradley Beal Will Leave The Wa... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
voting closed at #8 Bradley Beal Will Leave The Washington Wizards

FALSE: Beal signed a two-year max contract extension the week before the season began.

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The Best California Team Will ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
The Best California Team Will Be The Los Angeles Clippers

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Stephen Curry Hits 500 3-Point... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Stephen Curry Hits 500 3-Pointers

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R.J. Barrett Scores More Point... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
R.J. Barrett Scores More Points Than Zion Williamson
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David Fizdale Will Be The Firs... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
David Fizdale Will Be The First Coach Fired

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Gregg Popovich Retires At Seas... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Gregg Popovich Retires At Season's End

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Klay Thompson Goes To The Los ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
voting closed at #28 Klay Thompson Goes To The Los Angeles Clippers

FALSE: Thompson signed a five-year, $190 million max contract with the Warriors on July 1, 2019.

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Luke Walton Does Not Finish Th... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Luke Walton Does Not Finish The Year With The Sacramento Kings

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DeMarcus Cousins Stays With Th... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
voting closed at #36 DeMarcus Cousins Stays With The Golden State Warriors

FALSE: Cousins signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, 2019.

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Kawhi Leonard Stays With The T... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
voting closed at #35 Kawhi Leonard Stays With The Toronto Raptors

FALSE: Leonard signed with the Los Angeles Clippers on July 10, 2019.

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Draymond Green Has More Triple... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Draymond Green Has More Triple-Doubles Than Russell Westbrook
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Paul George Will Win Defensive... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Paul George Will Win Defensive Player Of The Year

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Kemba Walker Goes To The Los A... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
voting closed at #41 Kemba Walker Goes To The Los Angeles Lakers

FALSE: Walker signed with the Boston Celtics on July 6, 2019, on a sign-and-trade deal.

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Anthony Davis Plays Fewer Than... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Anthony Davis Plays Fewer Than 40 Games With LeBron James

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Karl-Anthony Towns Leads The L... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Karl-Anthony Towns Leads The League In Rebounds

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The Golden State Warriors Make... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
The Golden State Warriors Make The Finals – Again

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Carmelo Anthony Teams Up With ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
Carmelo Anthony Teams Up With LeBron James
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James Harden Breaks The Record... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list NBA Predictions: Things Most Likely To Happen During The 2019-20 Season
James Harden Breaks The Record For 3-Pointers In A Season

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