Season Forecast: Most Valuable Player

Want to know who the GMs, the guys at TNT, NBA.com editors and the fans think will be the MVP in 2004-05? Get a head start on the best players in Basketball New Year with NBA.com's Season Forecasts.

GM Survey: Who will be the MVP in 2004-05?
Shaquille O'Neal, Miami
57.1%
Tim Duncan, San Antonio
19.0%
Kevin Garnett, Minnesota
14.3%
Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers
9.5%
(Note: NBA.com posed this question, and others, to the league's general managers to learn what the men who make the personnel decisions in the NBA think.)
TV Analysts: Who will be the MVP in 2004-05?
David Aldridge, TNT: "Kobe"
Charles Barkley, TNT: "Duncan, Shaq or KG"
Doug Collins, TNT: "Shaq"
Kevin Harlan, TNT: "Shaq"
Ernie Johnson, TNT: "Shaq"
Steve Kerr, TNT: "Tim Duncan"
Kenny Smith, TNT: "Tim Duncan"
John Thompson, TNT: "Big Ticket!" (Kevin Garnett)
Read their comments: TNT crew

The Fans Predict ...
NBA.com Predicts ...
The majority of NBA.com's editors picked Miami's Shaquille O'Neal to be named the MVP in 2004-05.


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