This is the last list in the series and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading them as much as I’ve enjoyed putting them together.If you haven’t already, make sure you check out the rest of my blog(because it’s the best). I plan on adding more content in the coming weeks and months. Let’s go!!!
Young Riser – John Wall 16 ppg, 8.3 apg, 3PT 30%, FG 41%…1st overall pick in 2010 NBA Draft…Led all rookies in steals and assists…2nd in minutes per game amongst PG
Honorable Mention – Jrue Holiday 14 ppg, 6.5 apg, 3PT 36%, FG 45%…17th overall pick in 2009 NBA Draft…Top ten in steals amongst PG…Recorded 1st career triple-double this season
#10 – Mike Conley 13.7 ppg, 6.5 apg, 3PT 37%, FG 44%…Top 10 in steals amongst PG…Top 10 in Assist-to-Turnover ratio amongst PG…Has increased scoring and assist per game averages in each season…4th overall pick in 2007 NBA Draft
#9 – Steph Curry 18.6 ppg, 5.8 apg, 3PT 44%, FG 48%…Led the NBA in Free Throw percentage…3rd in the NBA in 3PT%…Top 5 in scoring amongst PG…7th overall pick in 2009 NBA Draft
#8 – Chauncey Billups 16.8 ppg, 5.4 apg, 3PT 40%, FG 43%…Top 5 scoring PG…Top 3 amongst PG in 3 pointers made…2nd in NBA in Free Throw percentage…3rd overall pick in 1997 NBA Draft
#7 – Tony Parker 17.5 ppg, 6.6 apg, 3PT 36%, FG 52%…Led all PG in FG%…Top 5 scoring PG…Increased his scoring average in the playoffs to 19.7 ppg…28th overall selection in 2001 NBA Draft
#6 – Steve Nash 14.7 ppg, 11.4 apg, 3PT 39%, FG 49%…Led all PG in doubles-doubles…Led the NBA in assists per game…Top 5 amongst PG in FG%…15th overall selection in 1996 NBA Draft
#5 – Rajon Rondo 10.6 ppg, 11.2 apg, 3PT 23%, FG 47%…1st team All-Defense…2nd overall in the NBA in steals per game…Recorded 3 triple-doubles during the regular season…21st overall selection in the 2006 NBA Draft
#4 – Deron Williams 20.1 ppg, 10.3 apg, 3PT 33%, FG 44%…Top 3 in assists in the NBA…Led all PG in minutes per game…2nd in doubles-doubles amongst PG…3rd overall pick in 2005 NBA Draft
#3 – Russell Westbrook 21.9 ppg, 8.2 apg, 3PT 33%, FG 44%…All-NBA 2nd team…Top 5 in the NBA in steals…Led all PG in rebounds per game…Recorded 3 triple-doubles during the regular season…4th overall pick in 2008 NBA Draft
#2 – Chris Paul 15.8 ppg, 9.8 apg, 3PT 39%, FG 46%…3rd team All-NBA…2nd team All-Defense…Led NBA in steals per game…Led the league in assist to turnover ratio…4th overall pick in 2005 NBA Draft
#1 – Derrick Rose 25 ppg, 7.7 apg, 3PT 33%, FG 44%…Regular season Most Valuable Player…1st team All-NBA…Led all PG in scoring…Top 5 amongst PG in rpg…Top 10 amongst PG in 3 pointers made…1st overall selection in 2008
D. Rose was the best player in the league this season. The scary thing about him is that he’s got so much room for improvement. Some of the younger point guards are breathing down his neck, but he should be right back at the top next season.