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Basketball fans, we're ranking the best players who are most likely to win the 2017-2018 NBA Most Valuable Player Award. The players most likely to win the MVP Award consists of superstars, rising stars, legendary scorers, and players on new teams. These potential MVPs in the voting race for this season are judged on scoring, stats, and how much their team depends on them. Who do you think will be the 2018 NBA MVP? 

Past MVP winners in NBA history, like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and 2017 MVP Russell Westbrook, are current favorites to win the 2018 MVP Award. However, these All-Stars and future Hall of Famers should expect competition from Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Other good MVP sleepers include John Wall, Paul George, Anthony Davis, and Carmelo Anthony.  

Vote up your 2018 NBA MVP predictions, and add any likely MVP candidates missing from the list. Get your votes in for the NBA MVP before the playoffs, which is usually when the winner is announced, and then make your 2018 NBA Playoffs predictions.

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

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4,449 2,907
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
James Harden Houston Rockets

3
2,009 1,766
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans

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2,730 2,754
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks

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2,668 2,747
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics

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2,424 2,114
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder

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2,416 2,905
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors

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1,456 1,261
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers

9
1,262 1,320
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
DeMar DeRozan Toronto Raptors

10
1,591 1,915
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

11
913 1,230
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Paul George Oklahoma City Thunder

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728 927
Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers

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727 1,042
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Chris Paul Houston Rockets

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624 974
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwolves

Famous Men Who Married Much Younger Women

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557 763
Karl-Anthony Towns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota Timberwolves

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344 361
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Joel Embiid Philadelphia 76ers

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507 1,009
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Pelicans

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624 782
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers

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581 974
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
John Wall Washington Wizards

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499 677
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Donovan Mitchell Utah Jazz

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619 1,191
Kristaps Porzingis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Edgars Rubenis added Kristaps Porzingis New York Knicks

Basketball Teams with the Most Annoying Fans

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411 712
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Klay Thompson Golden State Warriors

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565 1,056
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs

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151 311
LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
LaMarcus Aldridge Portland Trail Blazers

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307 536
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Devin Booker Phoenix Suns

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266 556
Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

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209 418
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Nikola Jokic Denver Nuggets

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242 461
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kyle Lowry Toronto Raptors

The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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288 629
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat

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244 455
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Shreyas1 added Kemba Walker Charlotte Bobcats

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266 464
Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Jayson Tatum Boston Celtics

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258 551
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Carmelo Anthony Oklahoma City Thunder

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229 500
Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Draymond Green Golden State Warriors

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132 263
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1518470830811 added C. J. McCollum Portland Trail Blazers

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183 368
Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Bradley Beal Washington Wizards

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154 385
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Al Horford Boston Celtics

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220 482
Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Blake Griffin Detroit Pistons

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313 691
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Isaiah Thomas Los Angeles Lakers

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170 352
Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Jaylen Brown Boston Celtics

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118 283
Andre Drummond is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1518454281968 added Andre Drummond Detroit Pistons

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119 324
Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
ulyssesgonzalez added Hassan Whiteside Sacramento Kings

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159 400
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Andrew Wiggins Minnesota Timberwolves

The Greatest Auburn Basketball Players of All Time

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54 156
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Goran Dragić Miami Heat

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113 277
Rudy Gobert is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
AndreasThiele added Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz

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92 256
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Dwight Howard Orlando Magic

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51 157
Eric Gordon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Eric Gordon Houston Rockets

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142 350
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers

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43 121
Larry Nance Jr. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Larry Nance Jr. Cleveland Cavaliers

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73 235
Aaron Gordon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Aaron Gordon Orlando Magic

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116 245
Manu Ginóbili is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Manu Ginóbili San Antonio Spurs