At the start of this year, it looked like LeBron James' numbers may have taken a bit of a hit. However, he has definitely adapted to his new situation and is back to his 25-7-7 self.
His ability to make plays for and distribute the ball to his teammates is incredible for a 6'8", 250 pound player. He is without a doubt, Miami's best playmaker.
He is a forward that can play all five positions and is a bit of an anomaly on this list. The best playmaker on most teams is the starting point guard.
However, there are a few unconventional squads like Miami whose top playmaker does not play that position.
To determine who were the best playmakers, I looked at three key statistics: assists per game (APG), assist to turnover ratio (A/T) and assist percentage (AST%).
Assist percentage is a stat that estimates the percentage of teammates' field goals that the player assisted on while he was on the floor.
In ranking the playmakers, the most important stats to consider deal with assists. However, overall playmaking ability was also in mind (scoring, ball handling, etc.)
With those stats in mind, let's take a look.
Here are the best individual playmakers for each team in the NBA...