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2019-20 NBA Season Predictions: Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year and more

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Who will be named Most Valuable Player of the 2019-20 NBA season? What about Defensive Player of the Year or Rookie of the Year?

Our NBA.com staff has placed their predictions for each major award ahead of the upcoming season! Click the link for each individual award for our explanations as to why we selected the players we did.

MVP DPOY MIP ROY 6MOY COY EOY
Scott Rafferty (@crabdribbles) Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks Anthony Davis, Lakers Bam Adebayo, Heat Zion Williamson, Pelicans Lou Williams, Clippers Quin Snyder, Jazz Lawrence Frank, Clippers
Gilbert McGregor (@GMcGregor21) Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks Rudy Gobert, Jazz Zach Collins, Trail Blazers Zion Williamson, Pelicans Lou Williams, Clippers Nick Nurse, Raptors Lawrence Frank, Clippers

Kyle Irving

(@KyleIrv_)

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks Anthony Davis, Lakers Lonzo Ball, Pelicans Zion Williamson, Pelicans Lou Williams, Clippers Brett Brown, 76ers Lawrence Frank, Clippers
Yash Matange (@yashmatange2694) Nikola Jokic, Nuggets Rudy Gobert, Jazz Terry Rozier, Hornets Zion Williamson, Pelicans Lou Williams, Clippers Erik Spoelstra, Heat Lawrence Frank, Clippers

Carlan Gay

(@TheCarlanGay)

Kawhi Leonard, Clippers

Joel Embiid, 76ers

Bogdan Bogdanović, Kings

Rui Hachimura, Wizards

Spencer Dinwiddie, Nets Nick Nurse, Raptors
Elton Brand, 76ers

Micah Adams

(@MicahAdams13)

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks

Marcus Smart, Celtics Bam Adebayo, Heat Zion Wlliamson, Pelicans

JJ Redick, Pelicans

Jim Boylen, Bulls Lawrence Frank, Clippers

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