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2019 WNBA.com GM Survey: Season Predictions

Ever wonder what WNBA insiders think about the best teams, players and coaches in the league? Once again, WNBA.com posed questions to the league’s general managers to learn what the people who make the decisions really think about these topics and more.

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Which team will win the 2019 WNBA Finals?

1. Las Vegas Aces – 33%
2. Phoenix Mercury – 25%
T3. Los Angeles Sparks, Washington Mystics – 17%
5. Atlanta Dream – 8%

Which Eastern Conference team will have the most regular season wins?

1. Washington Mystics – 58%
2. Connecticut Sun – 25%
3. Atlanta Dream – 17%

Which Western Conference team will have the most regular season wins?

T-1. Las Vegas Aces, Los Angeles Sparks – 42%
3. Phoenix Mercury – 17%

Who will win the 2019 WNBA MVP?

1. Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics – 42%
2. Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury – 25%
3. A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces – 17%
T-4. Liz Cambage, Las Vegas Aces; Jonquel Jones, Connecticut Sun – 8%

Who will win Rookie of the Year?

T-1. Asia Durr, New York Liberty; Arike Ogunbowale, Dallas Wings – 25%
T-3. Alanna Smith, Phoenix Mercury; Jackie Young, Las Vegas Aces – 17%
T-5. Teaira McCowan, Indiana Fever; Katie Lou Samuelson, Chicago Sky – 8%

Who will win the Defensive Player of the Year Award?

1. Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury – 33%
2. Alana Beard, Los Angeles Sparks – 17%
T-3. Ariel Atkins, Washington Mystics; Liz Cambage, Las Vegas Aces; Alysha Clark, Seattle Storm; Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota Lynx; Natasha Howard, Seattle Storm; Briann January, Phoenix Mercury – 8%

Which player is most likely to have a breakout season?

T-1. Ariel Atkins, Washington Mystics; Diamond DeShields, Chicago Sky; Kia Nurse, New York Liberty; Kelsey Plum, Las Vegas Aces – 17%
T-5. DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix Mercury; Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury; Jonquel Jones, Connecticut Sun; Odyssey Sims, Minnesota Lynx – 8%

Which international player is most likely to have a breakout season?

1. Emma Meesseman, Washington Mystics – 33%
2. Kia Nurse, New York Liberty – 25%
3. Han Xu, New York Liberty – 17%
T-4. Liz Cambage, Las Vegas Aces; Maria Vadeeva, Los Angeles Sparks; Cecilia Zandalasini, Minnesota Lynx – 8%

Which sleeper rookie is most likely to be a success?

1. Alanna Smith, Phoenix Mercury – 25%
2. Brianna Turner, Phoenix Mercury – 17%
T-3. Kennedy Burke, Dallas Wings; Napheesa Collier, Minnesota Lynx; Sophie Cunningham, Phoenix Mercury; Anriel Howard, Seattle Storm; Paris Kea, Indiana Fever; Arike Ogunbowale, Dallas Wings; Katie Lou Samuelson, Chicago Sky – 8%