Sports 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?
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

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James Harden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
James Harden 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?
Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans

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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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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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3,205 3,056
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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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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2,481 2,682
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

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1,794 1,775
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers

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DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
DeMar DeRozan 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 Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers

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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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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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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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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 Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kawhi Leonard Toronto Raptors

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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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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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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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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Draymond Green Golden State Warriors

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Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

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Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Nikola Jokic Denver Nuggets

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Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Shreyas1 added Kemba Walker Charlotte Bobcats

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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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Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Al Horford Boston Celtics

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Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
Carmelo Anthony Oklahoma City Thunder

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Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1513556761199 added Jaylen Brown Boston Celtics

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Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
arnas added Bradley Beal Washington Wizards

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C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
1518470830811 added C. J. McCollum Portland Trail Blazers

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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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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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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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Steven Adams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Steven Adams Oklahoma City Thunder

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

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Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers

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Manu Ginóbili is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Manu Ginóbili San Antonio Spurs

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Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
ulyssesgonzalez added Hassan Whiteside Miami Heat

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Rudy Gobert is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
AndreasThiele added Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz

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Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Derrick Rose Minnesota Timberwolves

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Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Goran Dragić Miami Heat

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Eric Gordon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Eric Gordon Houston Rockets

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Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Will Be The 2018 NBA MVP?
SuperDummy8910 added Kyle Korver Chicago Bulls