The Top 5 discussion is probably the most talked about topic in sports.  Some people are loyal to their hometown stars, some use the eye test and some use stats. Everyone has their preference. I like to use the eye test. Don’t get me wrong, I love stats, but, sometimes stats doesn’t do a player justice.  When creating this Top 5 list, I simply asked myself this question: “Who would I want to have on my team?” Some were tough decisions, but, I feel very good about my list. Check it out yourself and feel free to send me your Top 5 if you disagree.

Point Guards

  1. Stephen Curry
  2. Russell Westbrook
  3. Chris Paul
  4. Kyrie Irving
  5. Damian Lillard

Honorable Mention: Kyle Lowry, John Wall

Shooting Guards

  1. James Harden
  2. DeMar DeRozan
  3. Jimmy Butler
  4. Dwyane Wade
  5. Klay Thompson

Honorable Mention: C.J McCollum, Andrew Wiggins

Small Forwards

  1. LeBron James
  2. Kevin Durant
  3. Paul George
  4. Kawhi Leonard
  5. Carmelo Anthony

Honorable Mention: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Gordon Hayward

Power Forwards

  1. Anthony Davis
  2. Karl Anthony Towns
  3. Blake Griffin
  4. Paul Millsap
  5. LaMarcus Aldridge

Honorable Mention: Draymond Green, Derrick Favors


  1. DeMarcus Cousins
  2. Marc Gasol
  3. Al Horford
  4. Hassan Whiteside
  5. Andre Drummond

Honorable Mention: DeAndre Jordan, Rudy Gobert