AGENCIES – 2020 NBA playoffs are ongoing and have not disappointed with several top and rising superstars gracing the game of basketball.
While the top names such as LeBron James, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, and Jimmy Butler played a crucial part in helping their teams get to the second round, names such as Jamal Murray and Luka Doncic have also cropped up as the postseason stars.
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While at it, you can bet on other several US sportsbooks offering competitive odds to players. The 2020 NBA regular season has not yet started but there is much anticipation after what has been seen during the playoffs. Based on the last season and the MVP awards announced, these are the 5 best NBA players in 2020;
1. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
The reigning NBA MVP has proven to be the leader on both sides of the ball. The basketball world doesn’t dispute that James LeBron is the best player in the NBA but Giannis’ name cropped up in the top positions in almost all categories. This included; first on PER, second on win shares, third in rebound and scoring, and fifth in total rebound rate.
More is, however, demanded from the man especially on his three-point and free-throw shooting. At 25 years of age, the future looks bright and in the next five years, he looks to be one of the NBA’s greatest players of all time.
2. LeBron James, LA Lakers
James is undoubtedly the best player in the NBA even after coming second in the NBA MVP awards. At 35, he is still working on improving his game. His 17th season in the NBA saw him average 10.2 assists, his career-best. The career numbers, on the other hand, are as pleasing as ever. His defence game, however, has not been the best and this may be as a result of his age but once called upon, LeBron puts on a show. His raw athleticism and his all-round game make him one of the most unique NBA players.
3. Kawhi Leonard, LA Clippers
Easily the elite defensive player of the NBA, Kawhi Leonard is one of the players that has improved his game further. The 29-year-old two-time NBA MVP finalist recorded the following numbers during the regular season; career-high points (27.1), rebounds (7.1), and assists (4.9). The regular season stats don’t make him flinch with postseason success mattering the most.
4. Anthony Davis, LA Lakers
Since his first pick in 2012, Anthony numbers have been on the rise each year, and playing at Los Angeles only does better favor to him in terms of improving his game and ultimately, his marketability. However, it’s not all rosy with his injury history a source of concern in addition to the lack of experience and lack of success during the playoffs. But, with LeBron James as his teammate, this can be made right!
5. Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors
His broken hand injury set his status as one of the top five players in the NBA (last season) in doubt. He had been injured for the most part of the regular season but his ability on the court is never in doubt. The 32-year-old boasts of a respected range and his ability to find a man. If he can keep fit, he will no doubt be among the top-five players. But for now, the seventh position he was drafted in seem to fit him considering the circumstances.