For the Record: The Real “Superstars” of the NBA

February 26th, 2010 by Ryan Virgin Leave a reply »

Does anyone else think that label gets used too frequently?

Do you think that just because a player is the best player on his team, he is automatically better than sliced bread?

The league has gone above and beyond to market their players to the viewers. Within this attempt to bring awareness to the greatness that is the new age NBA basketball player, they have effectively labeled every good player in the NBA a star at one point or another.

This irritates me. But what can you do right?

Well...I'll tell you what. Let me provide you with a set definition that will define to the average fan who the real superstars are.


Here are the criteria:

- Has the Player provided well consistently during the regular season?

- Has the player shown the ability to consistently provide in the clutch?

- Has the player shown he can provide for his team on the highest stage at the highest level?

- Has the Player won on the Highest stage?

- Is the Player a good on court leader?

- How about an off court leader?

-Is the playe ...

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