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This is the list of the Top-10 NBA players currently in the league in no particular order. And because this is current, we'll use this season's statistics.
Kobe Bryant: 25.1 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 4.8 APG
LeBron James: 26.1 PPG, 7.4 RPG, 7.3 APG, 23 double-doubles
Dwyane Wade: 25.4 PPG, 6.9 RPG, 4.3 APG
Dwight Howard: 22.8 PPG, 13.8 RPG, 2.1 BPG, 45 double-doubles
Rajon Rondo: 10.9 PPG, 12.2 APG, 4.4 RPG, 22 double-doubles
Deron Williams: 21.3 PPG, 9.7 APG, 3.9 RPG, 27 double-doubles
Amar'e Stoudemire: 26.1 PPG, 8.6 RPG, 2.2 BPG, 21 double-doubles
Derrick Rose: 24.9 PPG, 8.2 APG, 4.4 RPG
Kevin Love: 21.1 PPG, 15.5 RPG, 2.4 APG, 51 double-doubles
Kevin Durant: 28.9 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 2.8 APG
Carmelo Anthony: 25.2 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 2.8 APG, 12 double-doubles
Shoot, even Blake Griffin (3.5 APG) averages more assists than Melo, and Chris Paul and Steve Nash are arguably better players than Anthony as well.
What do you think fans? Let's have some logical discussion below!
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