The Best NBA Players Of 2022

10. Chris Paul

Position: Point guard Born: May 6, 1985 Age: 36 Nationality: American Listed height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Listed weight: 175 lb (79 kg) Playing career: 2005–present

Chris Paul

Chris Paul showed that he still has gas in the tank during an outstanding regular season with the Phoenix Suns in 2020-21. Paul is one of the top leaders in the NBA today, as seen by his performance in the Suns' playoff run last season.

9. Trae Young

Position: Point guard Born: September 19, 1998 Age: 23 Nationality: American Listed height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Listed weight: 164 lb (74 kg) Playing career: 2018–present 2018–present: Atlanta Hawk

Trae Young

Trae Young is shaping up to be the next shooter with boundless range, as we witnessed in the playoffs last year. Trae is quickly establishing himself as not only a brilliant shooter, but also one of the league's brightest talents.

8. Luka Doncic

Position: Point guard / Small forward Born: February 28, 1999 Age: 23 Nationality: Slovenian Listed height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Listed weight: 230 lb (104 kg) Playing career: 2015–present 2018–present: Dallas Maverick

Luka Doncic

Doncic, who is only 22, is accomplishing feats with the Dallas Mavericks that haven't been seen since LeBron James. Doncic has averaged 28.2 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 8.7 assists since the start of his second season. This guy is destined for the Hall of Fame.

7. Kawhi Leonard

Position: Small forward Born: June 29, 1991 Age: 30 Nationality: American Listed height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Listed weight: 225 lb (102 kg) Playing career: 2011–present 2019–present: Los Angeles Clipper

Kawhi Leonard

Last season, Kawhi Leonard helped the Los Angeles Clippers reach their first Conference Finals in team history. Unfortunately, due to a partially torn ACL, he was unable to reap the results of all his hard work when he was hurt in the semifinal round and forced to miss the rest of the playoffs.

6. Kevin Durant

Position: Small forward/Power Forward Born: September 29, 1988 Age:33 Nationality: American Listed height: 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Listed weight: 240 lb (109 kg) Playing career: 2007–present 2019–present: Brooklyn Net

Kevin Durant

Every time Kevin Durant takes the floor, he proves that he is one of the best in the world. Unfortunately, a sprained MCL in his knee has caused the future Hall of Famer to miss 27 games this season. In those 27 games, they are 8-19. When Durant is on the court, Brooklyn is 30-16.

5. LeBron Jame

Position:Small forward Born: December 30, 1984 Age: 37 Nationality: American Listed height: 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Listed weight: 250 lb (113 kg) Playing career: 2003–present 2018–present: Los Angeles Laker

LeBron Jame

LeBron James has clearly found the Fountain of Youth, but has been accused of being selfish because he does not want his peers to know where he is. LBJ has played two 50-point matches in the last nine tournaments, averaging 35.6 PPG, with no immediate signs of slowing down. 

4. Joel Embiid

Position: Center / Power forward Born:16 March 1994 Age:28 Nationality: Cameroonian  Listed height: 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) Listed weight:  280 lb (127 kg) Playing career: 2014–present 2014–present: Philadelphia 76er

Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid, who is often injured, is one of the best NBA players in the game today. It's not an exaggeration. Since Dwight Howard was Prime Minister, we are talking about the most dominant tycoon. Embiid has been playing 25 30-point games since mid-December. 

3. Stephen Curry

Position: Point guard Born: March 14, 1988 Age: 34 Nationality: American Listed height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Listed weight: 185 lb (84 kg) Playing career:  2009–present 2009–present: Golden State Warrior

Stephen Curry

Last season, Stephen Curry had what might have been the best single season of his career, but it wasn't enough to get the Golden State Warriors into the playoffs. Despite some recent struggles, the two NBA MVPs average 38% long-range shots with 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists. He has also improved a  lot when it comes to defense. 

2. Nikola Jokic

Position: Center Born:February 19, 1995 Age:27 Nationality:Serbian Listed height: 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Listed weight: 284 lb (129 kg) Playing career:  2012–present 2015–present: Denver Nugget

Nikola Jokic

The three-time All Star, still 27, is already well-known as the most dynamic center the NBA has ever seen. He can easily set up as the focus of the 2010 Nuggets Offense with seven assists. Jokić's production has not stopped since it averaged some ridiculous numbers  (26.2 PPG, 13.6 RPG, 8.0 APG) in 202122. 

1. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Position: Power forward Born: December 6, 1994 Age: 27 Nationality: Greek Listed height: 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Listed weight:  242 lb (110 kg) Playing career:  2011–present 2013–present: Milwaukee Buck

Giannis Antetokounmpo

After an astonishing performance at the 2021 NBA Finals that drove Milwaukee Bucks to the championship for the first time in 50 years, Janis Adetokumpo has shown no signs of slowing down during the 2021-202 NBA season. Since the start of the 201718 season, he has averaged 28.3 points, 11.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists, scoring 55% of the shots. Yes, he is currently the top NBA player  and is only 27 years old.