Philadelphia 76ers: 2019-20 NBA award predictions

Joel Embiid | Philadelphia 76ers (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Joel Embiid | Philadelphia 76ers (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) /
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Abin Thomas

The MVP honours for next season will most likely belong to The Greek Freak, although it is very hard to tell at such an early time. It is without a doubt that the race will be close.

Joel Embiid is going to come back next season firing after losing an extremely close Game 7 to an in-form Kawhi Leonard. With load management and resting throughout the season, Embiid will make his presence known on the court, and with that I put him in the All-NBA 1st team.

Furthermore, Anthony Davis with LeBron James beside him, will also be on another level. Together on a Lakers team which is contending for a championship, only time will tell as to what can be achieved.

Zion Williamson will also, in my opinion, take R.O.Y. honors if his season is not rocked by injury. He will continue to amaze everyone just like he did in college. Rui Hachimura making the All-Rookie team is also somewhat obvious — his dominance when playing for his country was highlighted. He will make an enormous impact for the Washington Wizards behind both John Wall and Bradley Beal.

Furthermore the M.I.P. honors may also be in the hands of Jayson Tatum, after a forgettable playoff run, he will try and put everything behind him and bounce back. With the recent addition of Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter, the locker room atmosphere will be a much better one with the removal of Kyrie Irving.