These Are The Top 10 Best NBA East Players For 2018-19 Season!

These Are The Top 10 Best NBA East Players For 2018-19 Season!

   The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men’s professional basketball league in North America. It comprises of 30 teams out of which 29 in the United States and 1 in Canada.

It is extensively considered to be the leading men’s professional basketball league in the world. The NBA is one of the four main professional sports leagues in the United States as well as in Canada. NBA players are also considered to be the world’s best paid athletes by average yearly income per player.

Leading to the major shift in the Eastern Conference, LeBron James is now the member of the Los Angeles Lakers. As LeBron James is out from the west, then who is now the best player in the Eastern Conference?

So, here is the ranking of top ten best NBA players in the East for the 2018-19 season, let’s have a look

  1. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Team: Milwaukee Bucks

Position: Small forward / Guard

Age: 23 (December 6, 1994)

The one who top our leading players chart is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He is physically fit and is unstoppable. He has improved his techniques and strategy which will definitely highlight in the coming games of NFL season. If he starts the game then no one can stop him, that’s why opponent players keep their eyes on him throughout the running game. In his 2017-2018 statistics, his points per game was 26.9, his rebounds per game was 10.0 and his assists per game was 4.8.

  1. Kawhi Leonard

Team: Toronto Raptors

Position: Guard/ Small Forward

Age: 27 (June 29, 1991)

From his entry in NFL, he won many titles and became one of the leading NFL players in the league. He should have got 1st position but due to his health issue he slipped down to 2nd rank. He missed nine games last season because of his injury. In his 2017-2018 statistics his points per game was 16.2, his rebounds per game was 4.7 and his assists per game was 2.3.

  1. Joel Embiid

Team: Philadelphia 76ers

Position: Center

Age: 24 (16 March 1994)

Joel Embid is unstoppable and one of the strongest player in NFL. Despite of playing around 31 games in NFL, he won many titles in the league. In 2018 only he won 3 titles- NBA All-Star (2018), All-NBA Second Team (2018) and NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2018). In his 2017-2018 statistics his points per game was 22.9, his rebounds per game was 11.0 and his assists per game was 3.2. Therefore, he ranked 3rd in our top list chart.

  1. Kyrie Irving

Team: Boston Celtics

Position: Point Guard

Age: 26 (March 23, 1992)

Kyrie Irving from his arrival in the league, made his entry in top 5 players in the East list. He can lead the team as well as can defend or position at point guard. In short, he is all-rounder in NFL of his team. He is also 5 times NBA All-Star title holder from 2013 to 2018, except 2016. He was also NBA champion in 2016 and therefore, he lead 4th in our top ranking list. In his 2017-2018 statistics his points per game was 24.4, his rebounds per game was 3.8 and his assists per game was 5.1.

5. John Wall

Team: Washington Wizards

Position: Point Guard

Age: 27 (September 6, 1990)

John Wall has all the chances to lead his team in an unsettled conference. He is a five time NBA-All Star title holder from 2014 to 2018 and the 6th one is expected in the coming season. In his 2017-2018 statistics, his points per game was 19.4, his rebounds per game was 3.7 and his assists per game was 9.6. Thus, he ranked 5th on our top leading players list.

6. Kristaps Porzingis

Team: New York Knicks

Position: Power forward / Center

Age: 22 (2 August 1995)

Kristaps Porzingis is likely to be the best player in the East every year. He also got the title of NBA All-Star in 2018. In his 2017-2018 statistics his points per game was 22.7, his rebounds per game was 6.6 and his assists per game was 1.2. Thus, he ranked 6th on our list.

7. Victor Oladipo

Team: Indiana Pacers

Position: Shooting guard / Point guard

Age: 26 (May 4, 1992)

In his last season, he himself carried his team to the playoffs. He has improved his playing technique last year and won 5 titles in the 2018 seasons such as NBA All-Star (2018), All-NBA Third Team (2018), NBA All-Defensive First Team (2018), NBA Most Improved Player (2018) and NBA steals leader (2018). In his 2017-2018 statistics his points per game was 23.1, his rebounds per game was 5.2 and his assists per game was 4.3. Therefore, he ranked 7th in our top ten players list.

8. Gordon Hayward

Team: Boston Celtics

Position: Small Forward

Age: 28 (March 23, 1990)

He got the title of NBA All-Star in the year 2018. Also, in 2016-2017, he was selected for Utah Jazz where he became best all round player with 22-5-4 line.  He has the great potential to bring his team up on the charts and therefore, he is in 8th position in our list.

 

9. Ben Simmons

Team: Philadelphia 76ers

Position: Point guard / Forward

Age: 21 (20 July 1996)

He is considered to be one of the rising players of NBA. With such a small age, he in his previous season in 2018 won the titles of NBA Rookie of the Year (2018) and NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018). He might become one of the leading NBA players in coming seasons and therefore, he secures 9th position in our list. In his 2017-2018 statistics his points per game was 18, his rebounds per game was 8.1 and his assists per game was 8.2.

10. Bradley Beal

Team: Washington Wizards

Position: Shooting Guard

Age: 25 (June 28, 1993)

He was NBA All- Star in 2018 and with his great performance in the last season brings him to the 10th position. In his 2017-2018 statistics his points per game was 22.6, his rebounds per game was 4.4 and his assists per game was 4.5.

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