Derrick Rose: The Best Point Guard in the NBA Right Now

December 6th, 2010 by Mark Cianci Leave a reply »
If you were to ask most NBA fans, or even the so called "experts" the question of who is the best point guard in the league right now, you would overwhelmingly get one of two answers:  Deron Williams of the Utah Jazz or Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets.  

Over the last few years, as Steve Nash, Chauncey Billups, and Jason Kidd have all entered a declining stage in their great careers, it has left Williams and Paul as the league's reigning torch bearers at the point.  The only real question has been... Williams or Paul?  

Even in the 24/7 world of professional sports that we live in today, perception can still very often trail reality.  Right now, there's not a point guard in the league playing at a higher level than Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls.  

He's better than Paul.  He's better than Williams.  And he just might be the league's most valuable player by the end of this year.  

Why Derrick Rose is the best point guard in basketball

It's my opinion that Rose was truly reaching elite status in the second half of last year's season.  He got off to a slow start in '0 ...

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