7. Kobe Won't Win the MVP
"Why Kobe Won't Win the MVP" - Scoop Jackson, ESPN
"Kobe Bryant will not win the MVP this year... Truth is Kobe Bryant will never win the MVP of the league... [N]othing is going to make this season any different."
Not only did Kobe win the MVP, he won it easily, with 82 first place votes from the 126 sportswriters (next closest was Chris Paul with 28).