NBA MVP Race: Why New Orleans Hornet Chris Paul Is Ahead of the Rest

November 12th, 2010 by Brandon Jefferson Leave a reply »
The two biggest debates in the NBA are as follows: Who's better, Kobe or LeBron and who's the best point guard in the NBA?

The second question is something that many people have different ideas about. Some say it's the leader of the Utah Jazz, Deron Williams. Others say it's assist crazy Boston Celtic, Rajon Rondo. Yet more people will see the speed and athleticism of players like Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook and John Wall and declare one of them the best. Let's also not forget about those crafty veterans: Steve Nash, Chauncey Billups and Jason Kidd.

However, as of November 12, 2010, the best point guard in the NBA is none other then the New Orleans Hornets general Chris Paul.

Through his team's first seven games, Paul is averaging 17.9 PPG 9.9 APG and 2.4 SPG. He's in the top five of the NBA in both assists and steals. However, the most important stat is that the Hornets are the only remaining undefeated team in the NBA at 7-0.

New Orleans schedule hasn't been easy either; of their seven opponents, four made it to the playoffs last season (San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks [twice] and the Miami Heat).


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