2009-2010 All NBA Team So Far This Season
The '09-'10 season has been one full of excitement. As this season is coming to an end, there are certain players that have stuck out more than the rest.
The playoffs are just around the corner and there are numerous teams that show potential for the NBA championship. Neither Conference has a franchise that will walk through the playoffs with ease, because of the outstanding competition teams have exampled this season.
Along with an "All-NBA Team", I have included an Honorable Mentions List, or an "All-NBA Second Team."
The following slides include players which I feel are the best at their respective positions, at this point in the season.
Center: Dwight Howard
If the Magic did not have Dwight Howard, it is quite obvious they would be nothing close to the team they currently are.
With some impressive numbers, Dwight Howard has posted 18.5 PPG, 13.1 RPG, 2.7 BPG, and 1.0 SPG this season. This year, Howard is recording numbers similar to his career averages, which proves he can be consistent.
Dwight Howard has claimed the title of "Superman," despite dismay from Shaq, and has proved to be nothing short of that title. Howard still hasn't won a championship and this year could be a lucky one.
The way the Magic have been playing, a championship is very much in sight. If Howard plays his star role effectively, the Orlando Magic should be in the NBA Finals.
Power Forward: Chris Bosh
Chris Bosh is going to be part of possibly the best Free Agent class ever. It's almost a certainty he will not remain in Toronto for next season, and with excellent numbers this year, his stock continues to rise.
Bosh is on the pace to have his best numbers in the following stats: PPG, RPG, and APG. Averaging 24.1 PPG, Bosh has continued to be consistent, helping the Raptors remain in playoff contention.
If a player averages a double-double, it is obvious that he is a constant threat. Along with Bosh's 24.1 PPG, 2.4 APG, and 1.0 BPG, he has been remarkable on the boards, grabbing 11.1 RPG.
Small Forward: Lebron James
Instead of wasting my time telling you how good Lebron James is and how valuable he is to his team(things you already know), let me just list his stats from this season.
29.7 PPG, 8.5 APG, 7.3 RPG, 1.7 SPG, and 1.1 BPG.
With the compliments of Antawn Jamison, Lebron and the Cavs will be a sure threat in the Eastern Conference. Lebron is so dominant you can never count out the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Shooting Guard: Kobe Bryant
Another great player, Kobe Bryant will go down as one of the best to ever play the game of basketball.
Averaging 25.3 PPG for his career, Bryant has proven to be a premiere scorer in this league, averaging 27.6 PPG this season.
Along with his complete dominance when it comes to scoring, Kobe has proven to be consistent in all aspects averaging 5.3 RPG, 5.0 APG, and 1.7 SPG.
What makes Kobe a lock for the All-NBA team is his almost innate ability to hit the clutch last second shot. Numerous times the Black Mamba has scored the winning basket, to propel his Lakers team to the top of the Western Conference.
Point Guard: Deron Williams
Deron Williams has had his most productive season contributing 18.3 PPG, 10.3 APG, 4.0 RPG and 1.2 SPG.
Williams has helped Utah to be at the top of the playoff race, currently in the fourth spot. He has proven to control this offense in a successful manner, making sure everyone is involved.
Deron Williams has been a rising star in the league for the past few seasons. With a year like he has had, Williams is now solidified as one of the elite Point Guards in the NBA.
Honorable Mentions(All-NBA Second Team)
Guard: Brandon Roy- 22.2 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 4.7 APG, and 1.0 SPG
Shooting Guard: Dwyane Wade- 26.5 PPG, 6.6 APG, 4.7 RPG, and 1.8 SPG
Small Forward: Kevin Durant- 29.5 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 2.8 APG, and 1.3 SPG
Power Forward: Dirk Nowitzki- 25.1 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 2.6 APG, and 1.1 BPG
Center: David Lee- 20.2 PPG, 11.8 RPG, 3.6 APG, and 1.0 SPG