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As Free Agency quickly comes to a close, NBA fans around the world are beyond eager to see their favorite team hit the hardwood again. With all the different storylines in play for next season, nobody truly knows the favorite to win the title. The combination of stars on multiple teams is going to be very interesting to witness. So, the TTSM crew decided to rank the top 20 NBA stars going into the 2020 season. We used a combination of stats, possible MVP candidacy, team performance, and more to determine this list. If you disagree, comment down below what you think!

Disclaimer: Injured players such as Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and more will not be included in this list.


20. Bradley Beal-Wizards

19. Donavan Mitchell-Jazz

18. DeMar DeRozan-Spurs

17. Blake Griffin-Pistons

16. Ben Simmons-76ers

15. Kemba Walker-Celtics

14. Jimmy Butler-Heat

13. Karl-Anthony Towns-Timberwolves

12. Russell Westbrook-Rockets

11. Joel Embiid-76ers


10. Kyrie Irving-Nets


9. Damian Lillard-Trail Blazers

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8. Nikola Jokic-Nuggets

The Denver Post

7. Anthony Davis-Lakers

Blasting News

6. Paul George-Clippers

5. James Harden-Rockets

4. LeBron James-Lakers

3. Steph Curry-Warriors

Sports Illustrated

2. Giannis Antetokounmpo-Bucks

Nathaniel S. Butler

1. Kawhi Leonard-Clippers

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Head of The Talk Sports Media.