Best NBA Players of 2022 in The World

10. Nikola Jokic


 Nikola Jokic

When Jokic turned up trim for the seeding games and helped guide the Nuggets to their first conference finals since 2009, a slow start to the season was a distant remembrance.

9. James Harden


James Harden

After back-to-back top-four finishes, Harden tumbled five spots in the rankings, and it’s hard to tell how much that represents his uncertain future in Houston after a brief training-camp holdout and a trade offer.

8. Stephen Curry


 Stephen Curry

As a broken bone in Curry’s right hand restricted him to five games last season and he missed a combined 44 games in the previous two campaigns, the problem is availability.

7. Damian Lillard


 Damian Lillard

For the Blazers, Lillard’s scoring prowess saved what seemed like a season lost to injuries

6. Kevin Durant


 Kevin Durant

One of this season’s swing issues is just how healthy Durant is 18 months after suffering an Achilles rupture during his final game with the Warriors.

5. Kawhi Leonard


Kawhi Leonard

In Los Angeles, Leonard’s first season (and the Orlando bubble) did not have the same kind of storybook ending in Toronto as in 2019.

4. Luka Doncic


 Luka Doncic

In his second season, the next great superstar served notice to the league, becoming the youngest player to ever win All-NBA First Team honors based on age as of opening night.

3. Giannis Antetokounmpo


 Giannis Antetokounmpo

In preparation for Giannis’ potential unrestricted free agency next summer, there’s a reason why most of the league spent this offseason hoarding cap room

2. Anthony Davis


 Anthony Davis

It is a testament to how well AD played in the championship run of the Lakers that he created controversy over who could win the MVP of the Finals.

1. LeBron James


LeBron James

is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association .