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Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Champions?

Updated August 1, 2019 72.3k votes 4.3k voters 27.4k views30 items
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UPDATE: The Toronto Raptors won the first championship in franchise history with a 4-2 series win over the Golden State Warriors. Head over make your 2020 NBA Finals predictions.

Before the 2019 NBA Playoffs is finally here, we're making our 2019 NBA Championships predictions. Make your bold playoffs predictions and vote for the underdog or stick with your favorite teams. Which team will most likely be the 2019 NBA Champions? 

Led by superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, defending champion Golden State Warriors have the best 2019 NBA championship odds. However, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors, and Boston Celtics are all considered to be serious NBA Finals contenders. Other possible 2019 NBA championship teams include Philadelphia 76ers, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Los Angeles Lakers with LeBron James.  

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    Toronto Raptors
    4,067
    2,620

    Record: 58-24
    Beat Golden State Warriors in NBA Finals to win championship

    PG: Kyle Lowry
    SG: Danny Green
    SF: Kawhi Leonard
    PF: Serge Ibaka
    C: Jonas Valanciunas

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    Golden State Warriors

    Record: 57-25
    Lost to Toronto Raptors in NBA Finals

    PG: Stephen Curry
    SG: Klay Thompson
    SF: Kevin Durant
    PF: Dryamond Green
    C: DeMarcus Cousins

  • 3
    Milwaukee Bucks
    3,718
    2,529

    Record: 66-22
    Lost to Toronto Raptors in Eastern Conference finals

    PG: Eric Bledsoe
    SG: Malcolm Brogdon
    SF: Khris Middleton
    PF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
    C: Brook Lopez

  • 4
    Houston Rockets
    2,160
    2,181

    Record: 53-29
    Lost to Golden State Warriors in Western Conference semifinals

    PG: Chris Paul
    SG: James Harden
    SF: Carmelo Anthony
    PF: Marquese Chriss
    C: Clint Capela

  • 5
    Boston Celtics
    1,919
    2,250

    Record: 49-33
    Lost to Milwaukee Bucks in Eastern Conference semifinals

    PG: Kyrie Irving
    SG: Jaylen Brown
    SF: Gordon Hayward
    PF: Jayson Tatum
    C: Al Horford

  • 6
    Philadelphia 76ers

    Record: 51-31
    Lost to Toronto Raptors in Eastern Conference semifinals

    PG: Ben Simmons
    SG: Markelle Fultz
    SF: Robert Covington
    PF: Dario Saric
    C: Joel Embiid

  • 7
    Oklahoma City Thunder

    Record: 49-33
    Lost to Portland Trail Blazers in first round of playoffs

    PG: Russell Westbrook
    SG: Terrence Ferguson
    SF: Paul George
    PF: Patrick Patterson
    C: Steven Adams

  • 8
    Denver Nuggets
    1,155
    1,773

    Record: 54-28
    Lost to Portland Trail Blazers in Western Conference semifinals

    PG: Jamal Murray
    SG: Gary Harris
    SF: Will Barton
    PF: Paul Millsap
    C: Nikola Jokic

  • 9
    Portland Trail Blazers

    Record: 53-29
    Lost to Golden State Warriors in Western Conference final

    PG: Damian Lillard
    SG: C. J. McCollum
    SF: Jake Layman
    PF: Al-Farouq Aminu
    C: Jusuf Nurkic

  • 10
    Utah Jazz
    631
    1,366

    Record: 50-32
    Lost to Houston Rockets in first round of playoffs

    PG: Ricky Rubio
    SG: Donovan Mitchell
    SF: Joe Ingles
    PF: Derrick Favors
    C: Rudy Gobert

  • 11
    San Antonio Spurs

    Record: 48-34
    Lost to Denver Nuggets in first round of playoffs

    PG: Patty Mills
    SG: DeMar DeRozan
    SF: Rudy Gay
    PF: LaMarcus Aldridge
    C: Pau Gasol

  • 12
    Los Angeles Lakers

    Record: 37-45
    Missed playoffs

    PG: Rajon Rondo
    SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
    SF: LeBron James
    PF: Brandon Ingram
    C: Javale McGee

  • 13
    Indiana Pacers

    Record: 48-34
    Lost to Boston Celtics in first round of playoffs

    PG: Darren Collison
    SG: Victor Oladipo
    SF: Bogdan Bogdanovic
    PF: Thaddeus Young
    C: Myles Turner

  • 14
    Brooklyn Nets

    Record: 42-40
    Lost to Philadelphia 76ers in first round of playoffs

    PG: DeAngelo Russell
    SG: Allen Crabbe
    SF: DeMarre Carroll
    PF: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
    C: Jarrett Allen

  • 15
    Los Angeles Clippers

    Record: 48-34
    Lost to Golden State Warriors in first round of playoffs

    PG: Patrick Beverley
    SG: Avery Bradley
    SF: Danilo Gallinari
    PF: Tobias Harris
    C: Marcin Gortat

  • 16
    Miami Heat
    347
    1,046

    Record: 39-43
    Missed playoffs

    PG: Goran Dragic
    SG: Rodney McGruder
    SF: Josh Richardson
    PF: Derrick Jones Jr.
    C: Hassan Whiteside

  • 17
    Dallas Mavericks

    Record: 33-49
    Missed playoffs

    PG: Luka Doncic
    SG: Dennis Smith Jr.
    SF: Wesley Matthews
    PF: Harrison Barnes
    C: DeAndre Jordan

  • 18
    Detroit Pistons

    Record: 41-41
    Lost to Milwaukee Bucks in first round of playoffs

    PG: Reggie Jackson
    SG: Reggie Bullock
    SF: Stanley Johnson
    PF: Blake Griffin
    C: Andre Drummond

  • 19
    Minnesota Timberwolves

    Record: 36-46
    Missed playoffs

    PG: Jeff Teague
    SG: Jimmy Butler
    SF: Andrew Wiggins
    PF: Taj Gibson
    C: Karl-Anthony Towns

  • 20
    Orlando Magic

    Record: 42-40
    Lost to Toronto Raptors in first round of playoffs

    PG: D. J. Augustin
    SG: Evan Fournier
    SF: Jonathan Isaac
    PF: Aaron Gordon
    C: Nikola Vucevic 

  • 21
    Charlotte Hornets

    Record: 39-43
    Missed playoffs

    PG: Kemba Walker
    SG: Jeremy Lamb
    SF: Nicolas Batum
    PF: Marvin Williams
    C: Cody Zeller

  • 22
    Sacramento Kings

    Record: 39-43
    Missed playoffs

    PG: De'Aaron Fox
    SG: Yogi Ferrell
    SF: Buddy Hield
    PF: Nemanja Bjelica
    C: Willie Cauley-Stein

  • 23
    New Orleans Pelicans

    Record: 33-49
    Missed playoffs

    PG: Elfrid Payton
    SG: Jrue Holiday
    SF: E'Twaun Moore
    PF: Nikola Mirotic
    C: Anthony Davis

  • 24
    Washington Wizards

    Record: 32-50
    Missed playoffs

    PG: John Wall
    SG: Bradley Beal
    SF: Otto Porter Jr.
    PF: Markieff Morris
    C: Dwight Howard

  • 25
    Phoenix Suns

    Record: 19-63
    Missed playoffs

    PG: Isaiah Canaan
    SG: Devin Booker
    SF: Trevor Ariza
    PF: Ryan Anderson
    C: Deandre Ayton