Top Ten NBA Players Most Likely to Win the 2018-2019 Defensive Player of the Year

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The Top Ten

1 Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Anthony Marshon Davis Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association.
2 Draymond Green Draymond Green Draymond Jamal Green Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.
3 Kawhi Leonard Kawhi Leonard Kawhi Anthony Leonard is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. He has played for the San Antonio Spurs and the Raptors.

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4 Rudy Gobert Rudy Gobert Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel Is a professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the French national basketball team in the international competitions. Standing at 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall with a wingspan of 7 ft 9 (2.36 m) long, he plays at ...read more.
5 Joel Embiid Joel Embiid Joel Hans Embiid is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.
6 Paul George Paul George Paul George is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association.
7 Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals.
8 JaVale McGee JaVale McGee JaVale Lindy McGee is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
9 Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo is a Greek professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association.
10 Robert Covington Robert Covington

The Contenders

11 Steven Adams Steven Adams Steven Funaki Adams is a New Zealand professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.
12 Al Horford Al Horford Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso is a Dominican professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.
13 Jrue Holiday Jrue Holiday
14 Clint Capela Clint Capela Clint N'Dumba Capela is a Swiss professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.
15 Jimmy Butler Jimmy Butler
16 Klay Thompson Klay Thompson Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.
17 Ben Simmons Ben Simmons Benjamin David Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.
18 Lamarcus Aldridge Lamarcus Aldridge LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
19 Andre Roberson Andre Roberson
20 Boban Marjanovic Boban Marjanovic
21 Deandre Jordan Deandre Jordan Hyland DeAndre Jordan, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
22 Marcus Smart Marcus Smart Marcus Osmond Smart is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.
23 Andre Drummond Andre Drummond Andre Jamal Drummond is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association.
24 Josh Richardson Josh Richardson
25 Pascal Siakam Pascal Siakam
26 Patrick Beverley Patrick Beverley
27 Marc Gasol Marc Gasol Marc Gasol Sáez is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association.
28 Jusuf Nurkic Jusuf Nurkic
29 Joe Ingles Joe Ingles
30 Hassan Whiteside Hassan Whiteside Hassan Niam Whiteside is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association.
31 James Harden James Harden James Edward Harden, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

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