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Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP? 

Aaron Hager
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Updated July 19, 2019 68.6k votes 9.3k voters 35.2k views 55 items

List Rules Only active players in the NBA for the 2018-19 season

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

UPDATED: Vote for the 2020 NBA MVP here.

Milwaukee Bucks power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named NBA MVP for the 2018-19 season after leading the Bucks to the best record in the NBA and all the way to the Eastern Conference final. He averaged 27.7 points per game, 12.5 rebounds, and 5.9 assists, all improvements over his previous season and in the top 10 in the league in both points and rebounds.

At the start of the season, favorites included past MVP winners like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and 2018 MVP James Harden. Also in the conversation, however, were stars like Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, and even potential sleeper picks like Ben Simmons, Kyrie Irving, and Jimmy Butler.

The three finalists for the 2018-19 MVP award were winner Antetokounmpo, the Houston Rockets' Harden, and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George.

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Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
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Number: 12

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers

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Jamey Cope is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
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Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #27 Point guard from Winston-Salem

Age: 34

Number: 3

Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder

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Lavar Ball is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
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LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #31 Power forward and Center from Dallas

Age: 34

Number: 12

Teams: San Antonio Spurs

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Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #30 Shooting guard from St. Louis

Age: 26

Number: 3

Teams: Washington Wizards

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Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
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Number: 0

Teams: Boston Celtics

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Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #28 Point guard from Philadelphia

Age: 33

Number: 3

Teams: Toronto Raptors

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C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #32 Shooting guard from Canton

Age: 28

Number: 3

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

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Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #37 kturcic588 added Guard from Charlotte

Age: 29

Number: 30

Teams: Dallas Mavericks

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Rudy Gobert is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #36 Center from Saint-Quentin

Age: 27

Number: 27

Teams: Utah Jazz

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Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #34 Point guard from Birmingham

Age: 30

Number: 6

Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

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Nikola Vučević is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #45 TRENT13 added Power forward and Center from Morges

Age: 29

Number: 9

Teams: Orlando Magic

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Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #51 Center from Puerto Plata

Age: 33

Number: 42

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers

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Clint Capela is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
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Number: 15

Teams: Houston Rockets

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Deandre Ayton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #56 TRENT13 added Deandre Ayton

Number: 22

Teams: Phoenix Suns

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Tobias Harris is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #35 TRENT13 added Small forward and Power forward from Islip

Age: 27

Number: 12

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers

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Steven Adams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #41 Center from Rotorua

Age: 26

Number: 12

Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder

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Zach LaVine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #33 CunningVet added Guard from Renton

Age: 24

Number: 8

Teams: Chicago Bulls

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Serge Ibaka is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #54 Power forward and Center from Brazzaville

Age: 30

Number: 9

Teams: Toronto Raptors

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Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
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Number: 0

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers

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John Wall is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #42 Point guard from Raleigh

Age: 29

Number: 2

Teams: Washington Wizards

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Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #59 abrannon090 added Center from Barcelona

Age: 34

Number: 33

Teams: Toronto Raptors

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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #43 Power forward from Saginaw

Age: 29

Number: 23

Teams: Golden State Warriors

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Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
voting closed at #47 Point guard from Tacoma

Age: 30

Number: 22

Teams: Washington Wizards

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