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This category is actually up for grabs, since there is a lot of pressure on Rajon Rondo to score more next season. Rondo is still the odds-on favorite, but point guard is a deep position in the NBA.
Kyrie Irving is not listed here, though he's a threat to storm the league. It would seem that the position has trended towards scoring points like Irving, Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose.
But the old guard lives on, and Rondo is its youngest member. Perhaps this is the year he becomes one of those new-age scoring points.
Steve Nash: He was second in the category last year, and, perhaps you've heard, he has some weapons this time around. The hurdles for Nash will be minutes played and usage rate, as Kobe Bryant should take the ball out of his hands on some possessions.
Chris Paul: The game's best point guard keeps his mistakes to a minimum, which lowers his assist total. Still, it's possible that the Clippers will play at a faster pace next year, giving CP3 a statistical boost.
Deron Williams: It's a new day for the Nets, as they roll out the Brooklyn experience. Williams is finally surrounded by better talent by which to complement his superb pick-and-roll skills.