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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?
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

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6,338 4,120
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
James Harden Houston Rockets

3
3,079 2,845
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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3,527 3,613
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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3,360 3,714
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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3,140 2,966
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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3,263 3,814
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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2,399 2,599
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

9
1,768 1,734
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers

10
1,577 1,825
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
DeMar DeRozan Toronto Raptors

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1,056 1,293
Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers

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1,049 1,391
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Chris Paul Houston Rockets

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1,143 1,669
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Paul George Oklahoma City Thunder

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608 650
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Joel Embiid Philadelphia 76ers

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795 918
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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850 1,079
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers

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794 1,283
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwolves

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731 1,066
Karl-Anthony Towns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota Timberwolves

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597 943
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Klay Thompson Golden State Warriors

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726 1,238
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
John Wall Washington Wizards

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411 611
Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Jayson Tatum Boston Celtics

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617 1,312
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
DeMarcus Cousins New Orleans Pelicans

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722 1,438
Kristaps Porzingis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Edgars Rubenis added Kristaps Porzingis New York Knicks

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681 1,264
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs

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233 485
LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
LaMarcus Aldridge Portland Trail Blazers

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370 719
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Devin Booker Phoenix Suns

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382 798
Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat

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123 105
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
BrineBoyGaming added Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers

The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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303 643
Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Draymond Green Golden State Warriors

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350 714
Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

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275 567
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Nikola Jokic Denver Nuggets

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300 613
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kyle Lowry Toronto Raptors

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299 589
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Shreyas1 added Kemba Walker Charlotte Bobcats

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239 491
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Al Horford Boston Celtics

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312 688
Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Carmelo Anthony Oklahoma City Thunder

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237 444
Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Jaylen Brown Boston Celtics

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227 471
Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Bradley Beal Washington Wizards

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262 595
Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Blake Griffin Detroit Pistons

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359 821
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Isaiah Thomas Los Angeles Lakers

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176 365
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1518470830811 added C. J. McCollum Portland Trail Blazers

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164 380
Andre Drummond is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1518454281968 added Andre Drummond Detroit Pistons

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62 39
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?

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191 501
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Andrew Wiggins Minnesota Timberwolves

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37 25
Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?

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92 174
Steven Adams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Steven Adams

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187 479
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers

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143 428
Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
ulyssesgonzalez added Hassan Whiteside Sacramento Kings

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158 337
Manu GinĂ³bili is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Manu GinĂ³bili San Antonio Spurs

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153 362
Rudy Gobert is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
AndreasThiele added Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz

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142 306
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Derrick Rose Chicago Bulls