These Were the Most Dominant Players of the 2011-2012 NBA Season

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Got a basketball jones? Hell yeah we do! We’ve been chomping at the bit ever since last season ended, anxiously watching every trade and free agent acquisition with zealous fervor. So, other than EJ, Chuck, and Kenny, we’d have to be the first place you’d look to learn the about the best NBA Players of 2012. This list is all baller: these are shot callers! Enforcers, not imposters! Monsters, magicians, myths of the hardwood! You might see a few names you recognize (from those $300 shoes you’re wearing), because this list is a slam-dunk. It’s solid top to bottom, like a young Wilt Chamberlain. (All stats are from the 2011-2012 regular season, unless otherwise noted.)
These Were the Most Dominant Players of the 2011-2012 NBA Season
Image Credit: Jim Barber / Shutterstock.com
Got a basketball jones? Hell yeah we do! We’ve been chomping at the bit ever since last season ended, anxiously watching every trade and free agent acquisition with zealous fervor. So, other than EJ, Chuck, and Kenny, we’d have to be the first place you’d look to learn the about the best NBA Players of 2012. This list is all baller: these are shot callers! Enforcers, not imposters! Monsters, magicians, myths of the hardwood! You might see a few names you recognize (from those $300 shoes you’re wearing), because this list is a slam-dunk. It’s solid top to bottom, like a young Wilt Chamberlain. (All stats are from the 2011-2012 regular season, unless otherwise noted.)
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Conclusion

Well, if that doesn’t whet your appetite for a fresh season of carnival shots and alley-oops, then nothing will. That shortened season left a bad taste in our mouth; we’re ready to wash it out with the sweet vintage moments that these players deliver on a regular basis. But, hey, don’t hate the player; hate the game. This list only has room for the five best RIGHT NOW. So, here’s the assist: if you think we’ve missed a ballaholic, whose hoop dominance is too magnificent to deny, take a shot. If your aim and your follow-through are up to snuff, you just might make the cut. But first, let’s put up some other serious considerations. These hoopsters came so close to being top string that they shouldn’t be ignored.


Honorable Mentions

Carmelo Anthony — The Knicks brought in three defensive minded centers. Look for ‘Melo to run out on their rebounds.

Dwight Howard — Yes, the best center in the league. I only left him off the list so I wouldn’t be accused of being a homer. Hope he has a speedy recovery.

Rajon Rondo — One of the few players EVER who can single-handedly win a game with out scoring a point.

Chris Paul — The Clippers upped their guard rotation this off season, and CP3’s assists look to go up with Jamal, Grant, and a healthy Chauncey to splash it out on the wings.

Kevin Love — Homeboy shoots threes like Miller and rebounds like Barkley. What else do you need?


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