Every season, there are players the have breakout campaigns that surprise us. For example, Devin Harris did not begin last year as a famous star in the NBA. However, after his breakout performance, people around the league now believe the Nets got the better end of the Jason Kidd trade and that Harris is one of the top ten point guards in the NBA.
This season is no different.
After almost one month of play, we are possibly seeing more breakout player performances than at any other time in recent history.
While Chris Kaman and Aaron Brooks are two players that have had somewhat surprising seasons, most observers expected them to do so at some point in their careers, and therefore will not be featured on this list.
Without further ado, here are the top five NBA breakout players so far this season.