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Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?  

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Every 2020 NBA MVP award candidate is looking to leave is mark on the basketball world, and the top NBA MVP award candidates in the 2019-2020 season will come from around the league, after a wild offseason has sent the league's best players all over the place.

When making 2020 NBA MVP award predictions, you have to start with the reigning MVP, Milwaukee Bucks big man Giannis Antetokounmpo. Other huge stars like Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, and Paul George will also by in the running, along with perennial contenders like LeBron James, James Harden, and Stephen Curry.

Beyond the established superstars, though, younger, up-and-coming players like D'Angelo Russell, Nikola Jokic, and Trae Young will be looking to make a statement in the 2019-2020 seasons, not to mention rookies with major potential like Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett.

So which NBA stars are most likely to take home the hardware at the end of the season? Which player is most likely to win the 2020 NBA MVP award? Vote up your predictions for the NBA MVP below, then head over and check out candidates for 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year and make your picks for who will win the 2020 NBA Finals.

1
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Point guard

Last season's stats: 27.3 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 5.2 apg, 1.3 spg

2
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Small forward, Point forward

Last season's stats: 27.7 ppg, 12.5 rpg, 5.9 apg, 1.5 bpg, 1.3 spg

3
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Small forward, Power forward

Last season's stats: 27.4 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 8.3 apg, 1.3 spg

4
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Shooting guard, Small forward

Last season's stats: 26.6 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.8 spg

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Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Power forward, Center

Last season's stats: 25.9 ppg, 12.0 rpg, 3.9 apg, 2.4 bpg, 1.6 spg

6
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Shooting guard

Last season's stats: 35.4 ppg, 7.4 apg, 6.5 rpg, 2.0 spg

7
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Center

Last season's stats: 20.1 ppg, 10.8 rpg, 7.3 apg, 1.4 spg

8
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Point guard

Last season's stats: 25.8 ppg, 6.9 apg, 4.6 rpg, 1.1 spg

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Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Center

Last season's stats: 27.5 ppg, 13.6 rpg, 3.7 apg, 1.9 bpg. 0.8 spg

10
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Shooting guard, Small forward

Last season's stats: 28.0 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 4.1 apg, 2.2 spg

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Luka Doncic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Luka Doncic Small Forward, Shooting Guard

Last season's stats: 21.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 6.0 apg, 1.1 spg

12
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Point guard

Last season's stats: 23.8 ppg. 6.9 apg, 5.0 rpg, 1.5 spg

13
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Point Guard, Forward

Last season's stats: 16.9 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 7.7 apg, 1.4 spg, 0.8 bpg

14
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Shooting guard

Last season's stats: 23.8 ppg, 4.2 apg, 4.1 rpg, 1.4 spg

15
Kristaps Porzingis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Power forward

Last season's stats: N/A; missed season due to injury

16
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Point guard

Last season's stats: 22.9 ppg, 11.1 rpg, 10.7 apg, 1.9 spg

17
Zion Williamson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Forward

Last season's stats: N/A; rookie season - drafted 1st overall in 2019 NBA Draft

18
Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Power forward

Last season's stats: 24.5 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 5.4 apg, 0.7 spg

19
Karl-Anthony Towns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Center

Last season's stats: 24.4 ppg, 12.4 rpg, 3.4 apg, 1.6 bpg, 0.9 spg

20
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Point guard

Last season's stats: 25.6 ppg, 5.9 apg, 4.4 rpg, 1.2 spg

21
Pascal Siakam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Forward

Last season's stats: 16.9 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 3.1 apg, 0.9 spg

22
Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Shooting guard

Last season's stats: 25.6 ppg, 5.5 apg, 5.0 rpg, 1.5 spg

23
Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Shooting guard

Last season's stats: 18.8 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 5.2 apg, 1.7 apg

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D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Point guard, Shooting guard

Last season's stats: 21.1 ppg, 7.0 apg, 3.9 rpg, 1.2 spg

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DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 NBA MVP Award?
Shooting guard

Last season's stats: 21.2 ppg, 6.2 apg, 6.0 rpg, 1.1 spg