Top 10 NBA Players:
Everyone is excited to know who are the top 10 NBA players. Is that James Harden? LeBron James? or Russel Westbrook? Don’t worry today we’re going to talk about the top 10 NBA players or let’s say your favourite top 10 NBA players. We have included their 2017 playoff averages to get a better insight. Note: This is an official list okay! No offence :P.
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10. Jimmy Butler, SF, Minnesota Timberwolves
2017 playoff averages: 22.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 2.0 steals, 1.3 blocks
Jimmy Butler started his NBA career in 2011. He has played for Chicago Bulls (2011-2017) but now he plays for Minnesota Timberwolves. 3x NBA All Star (2015-2017) NBA Most Improved Player (2015) and All NBA Third Team (2017). Jimmy makes 16.4 million USD a year (2017). All his achievements made him the 10th top NBA player till now.
9. Giannis Antetokounmpo, F, Milwaukee Bucks
2017 playoff averages: 23.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 2.0 steals, 1.0 blocks
Antetokounmpo started his NBA career in 2012 playing for Filathlitikos (2012-13) but now he plays for Milwaukee Bucks. Achieved NBA All Star, NBA Most Improved Player, NBA All Defensive Second Team (2017).
8. Paul George, SF, Oklahoma City Thunder
2017 playoff averages: 32.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 7.7 assists, 1.0 steal
Paul made his debut in 2010. He has played for Indiana Pacers (2010-2017) and now plays for Oklahoma City Thunder. He has been 4x NBA All Star (2013-14-16-17), 3x All NBA Third Team (2013-2014-2016), NBA All Rookie Second Team (2011) and NBA Most Improved Player (2013)
7. John Wall, PG, Washington Wizards
2017 playoff averages: 32.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 11.5 assists, 0.5 steals, 1.0 blocks
After two decisive wins over Hawks John Wall maintained his status as the best point guard and one of the best NBA players. His playing career started in 2010 and since then he is 4x NBA All Star (2014-17), SEC Player of the year (2010), NBA Slam Dunk contest Dunker of the Night (2014), NBA All-Rookie First Team (2011) and much more.
6.Kawhi Leonard, SF, San Antonio Spurs
2017 playoff averages: 29.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 0.7 steals, 0.3 blocks
Leonard, born in L.A California has started his career in 2011 playing for San Antonio Spurs. Named California Mr Basketball (2009), NBA Champion (2014), 2x NBA Defensive Player of the year (2015-16) 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2015-2017), NBA Steal Leader (2015) and many other awards made him one of the best player of NBA.
5. Chris Paul, PG, Housten Rockets
2017 playoff averages: 26.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists
Chris Paul has played for three different teams till now including New Orleans Hornets (2005-20011) Los Angeles Clippers (2011-2017) and Housten Rockets (2017). He has been awarded 9x NBA All Star (2008-2016) 6x NBA steals leader (2008-09-2011-2014) 7x NBA All-Defensive First Team (2009, 2012-17) and much more.
4. James Harden, PG, Houston Rockets
2017 playoff averages: 38.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 7.7 assists, 1.3 steals
Here comes the star James Harden. Upon joining the Rockets he became one of the best scorers. But he isn’t on top of this list. Don’t worry you will know who is there. Harden debuted in 2009 and since then he has won over 10 awards some of them are 5x NBA All-Star (2013-17) Pac-10 Player of the year (2009) NBA Sixth Man of the year (2012) and much more.
3. Russell Westbrook, PG, Oklahoma City Thunder.
2017 playoff averages: 35.0 points, 11.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 3.0 steals
Most valuable player in 2017, Russel Westbrook has bagged the third position in the list of top 10 NBA Players. He is 6x NBA All Star Player (2011-13, 2015-2017), 2x NBA Scoring Champion (2015-2017), 4x All NBA Second Team (2011-2013, 2015) and much more.
2. Draymond Green, F, Golden State Warriors
2017 playoff averages: 12.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 9.5 assists, 2.0 steals, 4.0 blocks
Started in 2012, Draymond Green has made an exponential growth in his ranking and bagged 2nd position in this list. Till now, he has earned the NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2017), 3x NBA All- Defensive First team (2015-2017), NABC National Player of the Year in his first year 2012, NBA Steal Leader (2017).
1. LeBron James, F, Cleveland Cavaliers
2017 playoff averages: 32.7 points, 9.7 rebounds, 10.7 assists, 2.7 steals, 2.0 blocks
It doesn’t matter how much other players try hard, King always a King. So ladies and gentlemen here is the #1 NBA player. He has started his career in 2003 and since then he is 13x NBA All Star (2005-2017), 4x NBA Most Valuable Player (2009-10, 2012-13), 5x NBA All Defensive First Team (2009-13), 3x Ohio Mr Basketball ( 2003), 2x Mr Basketball USA (2002-2003), 3x NBA Finals MVP (2012-13, 2016) and the list goes on.
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