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In a new poll, a majority of fans think Russell Westbrook should be MVP (50 percent) over Stephen Curry. However, Curry (36 percent) is still a favorite over LeBron James (32 percent).
The top two vote-getters were Damian Lillard (17 percent) and Chris Paul (16 percent).
In the same poll, the top-three players were: Curry (36 percent), Westbrook (17 percent) and Lillard (13 percent).
It’s a little bit easier to tell who a point guard in the league is when you look at their stats. However, it’s also hard to know who they are.
There are just so many different ways to look at a stat. Let’s take a look at some examples.
The NBA Passes Per Game stat tracks how many times a player passes the ball in a game. It’s a measure of what a player does, not who he is. A pass is one of those simple things that everyone understands.
As for how to determine a point guard’s Passes Per Game, it’s not as easy as it seems.
You have to determine the league average per game of Passes Per Game. The easiest way to do this is to count how many times a player passes the ball per game.
This makes sense since you are looking for a player with a high number of passes. The NBA average Passes Per Game is 19.2 which is right in the middle of the pack.
Byron Scott – Orlando Magic
Scott has taken the leap this year as one of the best point guards in the league. He has become a more consistent shooter, and while he still isn’t an elite defender, he is much more than the sum of his parts. He will be one of the best backcourt players in the league.
Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat
Wade has become a dominant force in the Miami Heat’s attack. The All-Star is averaging a career-high 24.2 points per game, shooting over 45 percent from beyond the arc, and has made the right decision to remain in Miami.
Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers
Bryant was the best player in the league last year, but the Los Angeles Lakers have become a team that isn’t great on paper. Bryant is going to become one of the league’s elite players in the coming years.