Who is the best NBA Player in the world right now?

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Who right now is the leagues best NBA Player

Lebron James
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33%
Kawhi
41
20%
KD (When healthy)
21
10%
Other
79
38%
 
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Who is the best NBA Player in the world right now? 

Post#1 » by mdonnelly1989 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:04 pm

After last season Kawhi was considered the leagues best.

Lebron was likely top 3 last year along with KD.

So who right now is it?
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Post#2 » by BigtimeNBAfan » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:06 pm

Bradley Beal. Not his fault his team is losing.
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Post#3 » by CumberlandPosey » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:07 pm

BigtimeNBAfan wrote:Bradley Beal. Not his fault his team is losing.



this

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Post#4 » by KGtabake » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:36 pm

The one you didn't want to mention i guess(poll result says so)
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Post#5 » by Myth » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:49 pm

Ridiculous to not include the reigning MVP who was on track for a 2nd in a row MVP.
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Post#6 » by Drygon » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:50 pm

Kawhi until someone dethrones him in playoffs.

He was better than LeBron, KD, Curry etc. back in playoffs 2017 & 2019.

Myth wrote:Ridiculous to not include the reigning MVP who was on track for a 2nd in a row MVP.


Regular season accomplishments is overrated.

LeBron hasn't won an MVP-award since 2013 and he was still NBA's best player for years (until Kawhi surpassed him).
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Post#7 » by dygaction » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:55 pm

mdonnelly1989 wrote:After last season Kawhi was considered the leagues best.

Lebron was likely top 3 last year along with KD.

So who right now is it?


Putting in injured KD but ignore reigning MVP who is on track to b2b MVP with the best PER EVER? Your plan failed miserably as indicated by the poll.
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Post#8 » by KGtabake » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:58 pm

Drygon wrote:
Myth wrote:Ridiculous to not include the reigning MVP who was on track for a 2nd in a row MVP.


Regular season accomplishments is overrated.

LeBron hasn't won an MVP-award since 2013 and he was still NBA's best player for years (until Kawhi surpassed him).


For me KD surpassed him before Kawhi. Still, not including Giannis and make it seem like it's obvious that these 3 are the obvious choices was a bad look(for the record i have all of KD, kawhi, LeBron above Giannis on my list).
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Post#9 » by Drygon » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:03 pm

KGtabake wrote:
Drygon wrote:
Myth wrote:Ridiculous to not include the reigning MVP who was on track for a 2nd in a row MVP.


Regular season accomplishments is overrated.

LeBron hasn't won an MVP-award since 2013 and he was still NBA's best player for years (until Kawhi surpassed him).


For me KD surpassed him before Kawhi. Still, not including Giannis and make it seem like it's obvious that these 3 are the obvious choices was a bad look(for the record i have all of KD, kawhi, LeBron above Giannis on my list).
Poll results reflect this.


Nobody rated KD ahead of LeBron during playoffs 2017 & 2018 due to playing with a historically stacked deck. The Cavs were double/triple teaming Curry who was more impactful than KD ever was in GSW. There's a reason his stats & accomplishments are consistently being disrespected.

It's kinda hypocritical to suddenly prop up KD against Kawhi who is easily a better all-around player than KD.

Never mind that Kawhi had brought a Championship with less talent around him compared to KD in GSW.
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Post#10 » by Dupp » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:05 pm

Giannis, lebron or kawhi. Playoffs will tell. Kawhi has to be better by quite a bit to be considered better considering how much he get to chill over the course of the season.

KD is injured so not factoring him. But I thought KD was the best player in the world last season.
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Post#11 » by Michael Jordan » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:05 pm

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Post#12 » by Drygon » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:10 pm

Dupp wrote:Giannis, lebron or kawhi. Playoffs will tell. Kawhi has to be better by quite a bit to be considered better considering how much he get to chill over the course of the season.

KD is injured so not factoring him. But I thought KD was the best player in the world last season.


Kawhi still had a dominant playoff-run & won a Championship for Raptors. Who cares if he's chilling in the regular season.

KD wasn't even the best/most valuable player for GSW. Otherwise, people wouldn't **** on his GSW accomplishments.

Michael Jordan wrote:I think Giannis has surpassed Kawhi this season.


It doesn't say much. Kawhi was coasting in regular season last year as well.

In playoffs, Giannis was locked down with Kawhi as his primary defender while Raptors went from 0-2 to a 4-2 win in ECF.
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Post#13 » by Ron Swanson » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:11 pm

Lol, "Other" running away with it in the poll. Obvious troll thread is obvious.

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Post#14 » by PistolPeteJR » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:13 pm

It’s still LeBron to me.

Giannis has to prove he can get it done when it matters for me. Kawhi is close to LeBron, but when you get to rest significantly more than the competition, you’ve got a significant advantage.
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Post#15 » by lakers2020 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:16 pm

I'm still skeptical of Giannis in the playoffs. I'll have to see it to believe it. Miami recently showed a blueprint of how to limit him.

Kawhi's ability to turn it up in the playoffs, his ability to create a shot and be efficient in the mid-range, and be relatively effective with less ticky tack fouls in a playoff envrnmt, I'll go with him.
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Post#16 » by Jabroni Lames » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:17 pm

TBH, you can't give the crown to anybody this year. You can make a good argument against anybody. It's wide open:

Kawhi - the Raptors had a better record without him last year AND this year. He's had uber-elite supporting casts & great coaches.
Lebron - he missed the playoffs last year (should never happen to a GOAT) & he needed AD to make him relevant again
Durant - he's injured and he joined a stacked team
Giannis - his shooting is a fatal flaw in the playoffs and has never even been to the Finals. Could be just a product of Bud's system
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Post#17 » by NY 567 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:35 pm

Regular season- Giannis
Playoffs- LeBron
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Post#18 » by Liam_Gallagher » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:36 pm

It's LeBron but why isn't Giannis an option.
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Post#19 » by babyjax13 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:39 pm

I think next year it will be this:
1) Giannis
2) LeBron
3) Harden
4) Kawhi
5) Durant
6) Luka

And this year, not far off.
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Post#20 » by baller16 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:29 pm

Still Lebron. When he turns it on he's the best in the game. Kawhi is close but he will break down early in the playoffs cause of that lingering knee problem

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