Building the Perfect NBA Team

January 7th, 2010 by Alex Calles Leave a reply »
I saw an article on CBS in which a writer described his perfect team of NBA players while keeping the team under the salary cap. I enjoyed the article so much that I decided give it a try and assemble me own team.

The only rule—choose a team of 12 players, while staying below the $57.7 million dollar salary cap.

Let's get started.

Point Guard: Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics, $2.09 Million Dollars
Every team needs a point guard who is a capable leader and who takes care of the ball.

Rondo has an assist/turnover ratio of 3.29, good for seventh among qualified point guards in the NBA and ahead of some point guards regarded as better players, such as Deron Williams, Steve Nash, and Chauncey Billups.

Rondo is also an outstanding rebounder for his size. He also ranks seventh among point guards with four rebounds per game.

He really sets himself apart from other point guards on the defensive side of the ball. He leads the league with 2.6 steals/game. His on the ball pressure is relentless as he is one of the quickest players in the league.

Many people have questions about his shooting abi ...

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