While the 2011 NBA free agent class is a little watered down from years past, the 2012 NBA free agency period should be very interesting. NBA superstars Chris Paul and Dwight Howard are both in position to become free agents, causing several teams to consider saving up for a 2012 splash.
Many teams around the league feel like they are one great player away from instantly becoming an elite team. Although Howard and Paul play very different positions, each player can single-handedly turn a mediocre team into a championship contender.
Here we compare Paul and Howard's attributes to decide which player can help a team more.