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Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?  

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Basketball fans, we're ranking the best current NBA 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?
Cleveland Cavaliers
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James Harden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Houston Rockets

Named 2018 Most Valuable Player

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Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
New Orleans Pelicans
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Milwaukee Bucks
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Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Boston Celtics
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Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Oklahoma City Thunder
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Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors
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Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors
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Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Portland Trail Blazers
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DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
San Antonio Spurs
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Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Indiana Pacers
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Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Houston Rockets
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Paul George is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Oklahoma City Thunder
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Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Philadelphia 76ers
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Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Donovan Mitchell Utah Jazz
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Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Philadelphia 76ers
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Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Minnesota Timberwolves
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Karl-Anthony Towns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
alexander.mairs added Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota Timberwolves
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Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors
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John Wall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Washington Wizards
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Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
alexander.mairs added Boston Celtics
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DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
New Orleans Pelicans
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Kristaps Porzingis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Edgars Rubenis added New York Knicks
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Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Toronto Raptors
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LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Portland Trail Blazers