The NBA's Next Great Dynamic Duos
Everybody knows the elite duos in the league, sure. You have Bryant/Gasol, Parker/Duncan, Nelson/Howard, and so on.
However, there are so many future lethal duos in the league that have the potential to be far better than any of the above listed.
You think Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook can be a better duo than Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce? How about George Hill and DeJuan Blair? Could they complement each other better than Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol in the future?
The talent pool for the next 10 years is unbelievable. The league is almost to the point where every team has at least two star players. We haven't seen that for about 20-25 years.
Without further ado, here's your future dynamic duos.
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Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah
Both are the big pieces to the puzzle that will eventually lead the Bulls to being contenders again.
Joakim Noah is going to be a force once on the offensive side maybe as soon as next season if he can commit himself to it during the off season.
Everyone knows what Derrick Rose can do with the ball and his ability to get to the basket drawing attention away from Noah.
Shannon Brown and Andrew Bynum
A lot of you are probably surprised by me naming these two as a duo, since they almost never use each other in the game right now.
However, if Shannon Brown can be consistent and use his strengths as a guard, he and Andrew Bynum could be the next best duo in the league.
After watching the Oklahoma City-Los Angeles series, I finally got the chance to see how dominant Bynum can be once he's healthy and in the zone.
If Brown can harness his skills and cut down on the turnovers, his ability to get to the basket will create a lot of space for Bynum similar to Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook
It's hard to say that these are in the group of the next dynamic duos, because it seems like they are an already elite duo in the league.
Both players are just 21 and will likely play the majority of their careers together.
They complement each other well and both demand attention while they're both on the court. These two guys will be a lot of fun to watch for the next 10 years.
Chris Paul and Darren Collison
Definitely one of the most controversial picks that I have most a great duo, but I really think both Darren Collison and Chris Paul can complement each other extremely well.
Collison is a quick guard that obviously sees the court well and can get to spots pretty quickly and help set up Chris Paul for a good pass or an open jumper.
Maybe I'm wrong, it could very well turn out that they just can't co-exist on the same court, but I guess I'm just optimistic.
George Hill and DeJuan Blair
George Hill and DeJuan Blair is one of the clear-cut picks for being in the next great duo.
George Hill actually scares me more than Tony Parker and I don't know why. DeJuan Blair has obviously shut every critic up. His knees are plenty fine enough to be a future dominant big man.
They have already complemented each other well the time they have been together. Plus, with the main core of the team getting older and older, these two will learn a lot from each other and will be the next faces of the Spurs.
Brandon Jennings and Andrew Bogut
Brandon Jennings and Andrew Bogut will be your typical explosive guard, versatile big man duo.
Both of these players are rising stars on a young up and coming team similar to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Even in Jennings rookie season, he showed a lot of bright spots as a leader.
Look for him to get in the film room a lot in the off season in finding more ways to get Bogut open as much as possible.
O.J. Mayo and Marc Gasol
O.J. Mayo and Marc Gasol are already a pretty powerful duo.
Marc Gasol is a future star in the league and O.J. Mayo has unbelievable potential. Marc Gasol showed he can work his butt off to lose weight and get better as a basketball player.
If Gasol can get anywhere near as good as his brother, he will be the perfect complement to Mayo.
Aaron Brooks and Chase Budinger
Aaron Brooks and Chase Budinger can be another Westbrook/Durant type duo.
Brooks with his amazing speed can help set up Budinger with an open shot. Plus, with Budinger's potential as a shooter, it will draw more attention to himself leading to Aaron Brooks to more one-on-one's leaving him able to drive by his defender.
These two will make a huge splash as a duo next season, take to that to the bank.