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NBA GM’s Pick Best Players in the League By Position

It’s always interesting to get the GM’s take of the landscape in the NBA. In the annual NBA GM’s Survey the best players in each position were voted on by the guys that pretty much run the show.

According to the GM’s, Stephen Curry is the best point guard in the game, LeBron James is the best small forward, James Harden is the best shooting guard, Anthony Davis is easily the best power forward and Marc Gasol is the best center in the league. Via NBA.com:

> Who is the best point guard in the NBA?

1. Stephen Curry, Golden State — 55.2%
2. Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers — 24.1%
3. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City — 17.2%
4. Mike Conley, Memphis — 3.4%
Last year: Chris Paul — 71.4%

> Who is the best shooting guard in the NBA?

1. James Harden, Houston — 79.3%
2. Klay Thompson, Golden State — 10.3%
Also receiving votes: Jimmy Butler, Chicago; Stephen Curry, Golden State; Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City
Last year: James Harden — 63.0%

> Who is the best small forward in the NBA?

1. LeBron James, Cleveland — 89.3%
2. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City — 8.9%
3. Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio — 1.8%
Last year: LeBron James — 75.0%

> Who is the best power forward in the NBA?

1. Anthony Davis, New Orleans — 82.1%
2. Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers — 7.1%
LeBron James, Cleveland — 7.1%
4. LaMarcus Aldridge, San Antonio — 3.6%
Last year: LaMarcus Aldridge & Blake Griffin — 25.0%

> Who is the best center in the NBA?

1. Marc Gasol, Memphis — 65.5%
2. DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento — 13.8%
3. Anthony Davis, New Orleans — 6.9%
Tim Duncan, San Antonio — 6.9%
DeAndre Jordan, L.A. Clippers — 6.9%
Last year: Dwight Howard — 42.9%

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