Top 10 Basketball Players in the World 2022

10. Chris Paul, Phoenix Suns

Chris Paul

Paul, who will turn 37 during the 2022 NBA Playoffs, is vying for the best in his 17th NBA season. Currently, "CP3" has averaged 14.9 points and a league-leading 10.7 assists.

9. Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns

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The 25 year-old delivered an amazing performance  during Phoenix’s surpising run to the NBA Finals last season . The current stats average out to 26.8 points on 38% shooting from three-point range.

8. Kawhi Leonard, Los Angeles Clippers


Over the course of his past six seasons, Leonard is averaging 24.7 points and 6.6 rebounds on 49% shooting. He has also won a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year .

7. Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks

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At just 23, Doncic is averaging 28.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 8.7 assists. Also, he has earned three consecutive All-Star appearances and is a downright dominant force on offense.

6. Kevin Durant, Brooklyn Nets


He's turned in three 50-point games this season, including a career-high 55 points against the Hawks on April 2. However, his 2021-22 regular season was defined by injuries.

5. LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers

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In his 19th season, James could take home the NBA scoring title as he's currently averaging a career-best 30.3 points per game, 8.2 rebounds and 6.2 per assists in 2021-22 .

4. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

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Injury had put a halt to Curry in the regular season but  Curry is back at full health and has seemed to take a good return as one of the four best NBA players in the game today. 

3. Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

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The reigning MVP has tapped into another level, he has  already averaged 26.7 points, 12.3 rebounds and 8.1 assists over the past two seasons. It is because of Jokic's play ,the Nuggets are 47-32 .

2. Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers

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Embiid has emerged dominant this season, averaging a career-high 30.2 points per game to go along with 11.6 rebounds and a career-best 4.2 assists per contest. He’s also the first center to win the NBA scoring title .

1. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo

The best player in the Association today, Giannis lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their first championship in 50 years. He is easily averaging 30.1 points, 11.6 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game.