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Basketball fans, make your 2018-2019 NBA Most Improved Player predictions right now. The players most likely to win the 2019 MIP Award consists of rising stars, second-year players, and newly traded players chasing redemption. These potential Most Improved Player winners in the voting race for this season are judged on increase in stats and growth in playmaking. Who do you think will be the 2019 NBA Most Valuable Player? 

The current favorites to win the 2019 Most Improved Player Award are Brandon Ingram, Myles Turner, Cedi Osman, and Jamal Murray. These young players have bigger roles this season, so expect to see new career highs and record-breaking stats. Other good MIP candidates include Pascal Siakam, Markelle Fultz, Julius Randle, and Elfrid Payton.  

Keep checking to see which players are ranked on the 2019 NBA Most Improved Player voting, and add any likely MIP nominees missing from the list. 

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Pascal Siakam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Toronto Raptors
Pascal Siakam (born April 2, 1994) is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After attending New Mexico State ...more

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D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
theprocess added Phoenix Suns
De'Anthony Melton (born May 28, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Houston Rockets in ...more

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Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Bryan.k16 added Minnesota Timberwolves
Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He played one year of college ...more

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De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
CunningVet added Sacramento Kings
De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Fox played one season of college ...more

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Buddy Hield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
FranklinTurtle added Sacramento Kings

Chavano Rainier "Buddy" Hield (born December 17, 1993) is a Bahamian professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Chavano Rainier "Buddy" Hield is a Bahamian professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. He was named the Big 12 Conference Men's ...more

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Zach LaVine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Chicago Bulls
Zachary LaVine (born March 10, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected in the first round of the ...more

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John Collins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
rafa95 added Atlanta Hawks
John Martin Collins III (born September 23, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more

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Montrezl Harrell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
rafa95 added Los Angeles Clippers
Montrezl Dashay Harrell (born January 26, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more

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Tobias Harris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
rafa95 added Los Angeles Clippers
Tobias John Harris is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. The 6 ft 9 in forward played one season of ...more

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Jamal Murray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Denver Nuggets
Jamal Murray (born February 23, 1997) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of college basketball ...more

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Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
New Orleans Pelicans
Julius Deion Randle (born November 29, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In his only season of ...more

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Domantas Sabonis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Tadas Sinica added Indiana Pacers
Domantas Sabonis (born May 3, 1996) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously played in Spain for Unicaja ...more

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Spencer Dinwiddie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Brooklyn Nets
Spencer Dinwiddie (born April 6, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the ...more

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Caris LeVert is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Brooklyn Nets
Caris Coleman LeVert (born August 25, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the ...more

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Cedi Osman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cedi Osman (born April 8, 1995) is a Turkish-Macedonian professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays the small forward

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Josh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
rafa95 added Miami Heat
Joshua Michael Richardson (born September 15, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more

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Fred VanVleet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Toronto Raptors
Fredderick Edmund VanVleet (born February 25, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). At Auburn High School in ...more

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JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Alvaro Santiesteban added Los Angeles Lakers
JaVale Lindy McGee is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He was selected 18th overall by the Washington Wizards in the ...more

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Bojan Bogdanović is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
rafa95 added Indiana Pacers
Bojan Bogdanović is a Croatian professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. He also represents the Croatian national basketball team. Standing at ...more

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Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
jakeryan25251 added Detroit Pistons
Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more

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Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
MashrulAmin added Oklahoma City Thunder
Dennis Schröder (born September 15, 1993) is a German professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has previously played for ...more

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Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
rafa95 added Philadelphia 76ers
Joel-Hans Embiid is a Cameroonian professional basketball player who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. The 76ers drafted Embiid third overall in the 2014 ...more

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Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Los Angeles Lakers
Brandon Xavier Ingram (born September 2, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the ...more

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Myles Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Indiana Pacers
Myles Christian Turner (born March 24, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season for the Texas ...more

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Clint Capela is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA Most Improved Player?
Houston Rockets
Clint N'Dumba-Capela is a Swiss professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). On June 26, 2014, Capela was selected with the 25th overall ...more