Top 5 NBA Players at Every Position so Far

November 25th, 2014 by Adam Fromal Leave a reply »
What happened before the 2014-15 NBA season doesn't matter whatsoever in these rankings. Neither does potential, and inevitable regressions to the mean are ultimately irrelevant for these purposes. 

It's all about what's come to pass during the early portion of the current campaign, as we're curious about how the Association's best and brightest at each and every position stack up so far. That two-word phrase is undeniably key; it forces the focus to remain solely on the present and the last few weeks.  

These rankings will ultimately look quite different by the end of the year, but it's interesting that it's taken such a short time for the established cream to rise to the top. Even without previous seasons factoring into the analysis, the players who have tended to populate the premier spots in past rankings have already largely jumped up into the discussion for the No. 1 spots. 

They're the ones who have helped their teams out the most, not necessarily by being the best players on the best teams, but by making the biggest difference when they're on the court. These players have produced in volume, but they've also maintained ...

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