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New Orleans has one of the best point guards in the NBA in Chris Paul. Let's compare Paul's stats to the point guards starting on the top NBA teams.
|PLAYER ||PPG ||APG ||RPG ||SPG
|Chris Paul ||16.2 ||9.6 ||3.9 ||2.5
|Derrick Rose (CHI) ||24.9 ||8.2 ||4.4 ||1
|Rajon Rondo (BOS) ||10.6 ||12.2 ||4.4 ||2.3
|Derek Fisher (LAL) ||6.6 ||2.7 ||1.9 ||1.4
|Mario Chalmers (MIA) ||6.3 ||2.2 ||2.1 ||1.2
|Tony Parker (SA) ||17.4 ||6.7 ||3.1 ||1.3
Chris Paul vs. Derrick Rose
ADVANTAGE: Chicago. Chris Paul may be one of the best passers in the league, but Derrick Rose has the edge, clearly because he is one of the most prolific scorers in the NBA.
Chris Paul vs. Rajon Rondo
ADVANTAGE: New Orleans. Rajon Rondo may have more assists, but Chris Paul has more steals and puts up more points on a nightly bases.
Chris Paul vs. Derek Fisher
ADVANTAGE: New Orleans. Derek Fisher has much more experience, but Chris Paul scores more, picks up more assists, and has more steals.
Chris Paul vs. Mario Chalmers
ADVANTAGE: New Orleans. Chris Paul up against Mario Chalmers isn't even close.
Chris Paul vs. Tony Parker
ADVANTAGE: New Orleans. Chris Paul up against Tony Parker is very close, but Paul takes this battle to because he has more assists and steals.