RealGM Top 25 Player Poll-#4 2019-20

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RealGM Top 25 Player Poll-#4 2019-20

Poll ended at Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:05 pm

Anthony Davis (LAL)
18
8%
Paul George (LAC)
4
2%
James Harden (HOU)
31
14%
Stephen Curry (GSW)
105
48%
Kevin Durant (BKN)
30
14%
Nikola Jokic (DEN)
9
4%
Joel Embiid (PHI)
11
5%
Damian Lillard (POR)
4
2%
Rudy Gobert (UTA)
2
1%
Jimmy Butler (MIA)
3
1%
 
Total votes: 217

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RealGM Top 25 Player Poll-#4 2019-20 

Post#1 » by Filthadelphia » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:05 pm

Your favorite offseason debate is back by popular demand!
Thanks to everyone who voted last go around Im excited to see where the 2nd annual edition ends up.

Here's the Rules:
-Vote ONE player per poll. You'll be able to change your vote just like last year for those indecisive folks.
-The criteria of ranking the players is YOUR OWN. The whole point of bringing this to the GB is to attract the widest amount of votes/perspectives on the game as possible to form a true consensus. Some people value shooting over defense, team success over indivdual prowess etc. I want to bake all that in to this poll set no matter how chaotic.
-Each poll a player will win and then be taken out of the field. There will be 25 polls in all.
-There are only 10 possible poll options so I will start with the 10 guys who I personally believe will round out the top 10 in most people's eyes.
-As each poll commences I ask you to COMMENT IN THE THREAD your vote for who should be added in the next poll. There will be a large list of players yet to be added to the field below that you can look over to make your vote. I will tally up the votes in the comments at the end of each poll and add the winner accordingly. For example, if you want Marc Gasol added in the next poll just comment "Marc Gasol" or "Gasol".
-If a poll is overwhelmingly skewed towards one guy I will try, time willing, to edit it early and move on to the next one.
-If there is a tie in the poll. There will be a run-off poll created with just the tying parties to determine a winner. The losers of the runoff will then be added back into the field of 10 for the next poll.
-Feel free to ask any questions via pm or comment
-Feel Free to comment on your reasoning for a pick and why

THANKS AGAIN TO EVERYONE FOR PARTICIPATING!!!!

Winner of Poll #3: LeBron James (LAL)-42%
Added to Poll: Jimmy Butler (MIA)


RealGM Top 25 Players 2019-20:
1)Kawhi Leonard (LAC)-39%
2)Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)-42%
3)LeBron James (LAL)-42%

Yet To Be Added: (If someone is not here that you want here comment THAT and I will add them)
Trae Young (ATL)
John Collins (ATL)
Kemba Walker (BOS)
Jayson Tatum (BOS)
Jaylen Brown (BOS)
Gordon Hayward (BOS)
Kyrie Irving (BKN)
DeAndre Jordan (BKN)
Zach LaVine (CHI)
Lauri Markannen (CHI)
Otto Porter (CHI)
Terry Rozier (CHA)
Kevin Love (CLE)
Luka Doncic (DAL)
Kristaps Porzingis (DAL)
Jamal Murray (DEN)
Andre Drummond (DET)
Blake Griffin (DET)
Reggie Jackson (DET)
Draymond Green (GSW)
Klay Thompson (GSW)
D'Angelo Russell (GSW)
Russell Westbrook (HOU)
Clint Capela (HOU)
Eric Gordon (HOU)
Malcolm Brogdan (IND)
Victor Oladipo (IND)
Myles Turner (IND)
Lou Williams (LAC)
DeMarcus Cousins (LAL)
Kyle Kuzma (LAL)
Jonas Valanciunas (MEM)
Jaren Jackson Jr. (MEM)
Ja Morant (MEM)
Khris Middleton (MIL)
Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)
Andrew Wiggins (MIN)
Robert Covington (MIN)
Jrue Holiday (NOP)
Brandon Ingram (NOP)
Zion Williamson (NOP)
Julius Randle (NYK)
Mitchell Robinson (NYK)
RJ Barrett (NYK)
Chris Paul (OKC)
Danilo Gallinari (OKC)
Steven Adams (OKC)
Nikola Vucevic (ORL)
Aaron Gordon (ORL)
Al Horford (PHI)
Ben Simmons (PHI)
Tobias Harris (PHI)
Devin Booker (PHX)
Deandre Ayton (PHX)
CJ McCollum (POR)
Jusuf Nurkic (POR)
De'Aaron Fox (SAC)
Marvin Bagley III (SAC)
LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)
DeMar DeRozan (SAS)
Pascal Siakam (TOR)
Kyle Lowry (TOR)
Marc Gasol (TOR)
Donovan Mitchell (UTA)
Mike Conley (UTA)
Bojan Bogdanovic (UTA)
John Wall (WAS)
Bradley Beal (WAS)
Isaiah Thomas (WAS)

Here's the list from last year:
https://forums.realgm.com/boards/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1746971
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Re: RealGM Top 25 Player Poll-#4 2019-20 

Post#2 » by iggymcfrack » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:13 pm

Voting Anthony Davis. Put up a 30.3 PER last year even with his numbers dipping after the drama surrounding the trade request. He’s also one of the best defensive players in the league. And at 26 years old, he still hasn’t even reached his peak yet. I expect him to have a fantastic season finally in a comfortable situation on the team he wants to play for next to LeBron.

Nominate Draymond Green.
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Post#3 » by dorkestra » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:31 pm

Vote Curry
Nominate Westbrook
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Post#4 » by Duffman100 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:40 pm

Vote Durant
Nominate Lowry
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Post#5 » by Bhut Jolokia » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:09 pm

Vote: Durant
Nominate: Irving
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Post#6 » by THE J0KER » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:09 pm

Vote - Jokic
Nomination - Towns
Replacement - Irving instead DurantINJ
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Post#7 » by SlowPaced » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:16 pm

Vote - Steph
Nominate - Westbrook
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Post#8 » by clyde21 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:20 pm

Steph or KD here easily
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Post#9 » by paulbball » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:25 pm

This poll is so wrong that it hurts.
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Post#10 » by mdonnelly1989 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:35 pm

Vote: Curry
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Post#11 » by Bhut Jolokia » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:01 pm

I think Kawhi, Giannis and Lebron top 3 isn’t too bad. But this poll should be based on assuming the player is close to 100% healthy so like if Durant completely recovers from his injury. With that said, Durant should be over Curry and get somewhere around #4.
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Post#12 » by ElectricMayhem » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:27 pm

Bhut Jolokia wrote:But this poll should be based on assuming the player is close to 100% healthy so like if Durant completely recovers from his injury.


Why should it be based on things that are untrue? Durant won’t play for likely all of the year and even if he does somehow make it back for the playoffs, he won’t be near 100%. Might as well assume Jonas Jerebko grew wings and can fly all around the court for easy dunks and blocks.
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Post#13 » by ElectricMayhem » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:31 pm

Voted for: Harden
Nominate: Draymond Green
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Post#14 » by cellphonecamera » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:54 pm

Nominate Kemba
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Post#15 » by dautjazz » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:56 pm

Voted for: Curry
Nominate: Irving
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Post#16 » by cellphonecamera » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:01 am

dautjazz wrote:Voted for: Curry
Nominate: Irving

Really, Irving? You really think he’s the best player left not on the poll?
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Post#17 » by Bhut Jolokia » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:08 am

ElectricMayhem wrote:
Bhut Jolokia wrote:But this poll should be based on assuming the player is close to 100% healthy so like if Durant completely recovers from his injury.


Why should it be based on things that are untrue? Durant won’t play for likely all of the year and even if he does somehow make it back for the playoffs, he won’t be near 100%. Might as well assume Jonas Jerebko grew wings and can fly all around the court for easy dunks and blocks.


I think that’s what the initial plan was with this poll (when everybody’s healthy), because otherwise Durant wouldn’t be on the poll at all.
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Post#18 » by shza » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:06 am

Bhut Jolokia wrote:
ElectricMayhem wrote:
Bhut Jolokia wrote:But this poll should be based on assuming the player is close to 100% healthy so like if Durant completely recovers from his injury.


Why should it be based on things that are untrue? Durant won’t play for likely all of the year and even if he does somehow make it back for the playoffs, he won’t be near 100%. Might as well assume Jonas Jerebko grew wings and can fly all around the court for easy dunks and blocks.


I think that’s what the initial plan was with this poll (when everybody’s healthy), because otherwise Durant wouldn’t be on the poll at all.


He shouldn't be on the poll at all. It's stupid. I'd like to hear why the people voting for him believe he will be a top 25 player (much less a top 4 player) in 2019-2020, which is the name of the poll.

How about we add Greg Oden "if healthy" to the poll too. He was the better prospect than KD, after all.
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Post#19 » by Bhut Jolokia » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:14 am

shza wrote:
Bhut Jolokia wrote:
ElectricMayhem wrote:
Why should it be based on things that are untrue? Durant won’t play for likely all of the year and even if he does somehow make it back for the playoffs, he won’t be near 100%. Might as well assume Jonas Jerebko grew wings and can fly all around the court for easy dunks and blocks.


I think that’s what the initial plan was with this poll (when everybody’s healthy), because otherwise Durant wouldn’t be on the poll at all.


He shouldn't be on the poll at all. It's stupid. I'd like to hear why the people voting for him believe he will be a top 25 player (much less a top 4 player) in 2019-2020, which is the name of the poll.

How about we add Greg Oden "if healthy" to the poll too. He was the better prospect than KD, after all.


As long as Durant stays in the poll I’m going to be voting for him because it’s assuming he’s healthy. He shouldn’t be in the poll if it’s based on a projection of only next season like you say. Look nba.com recently came out with a current top 15 ranking and Durant was #4 after Kawhi, Giannis and Lebron.

https://in.nba.com/news/who-are-the-best-players-in-the-nba-lebron-james-kevin-durant-stephen-curry-giannis-antetokounmpo-james-harden/1bybif3krz3tf1h0j5apha7nvo
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Post#20 » by EArl » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:17 am

Harden
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