Ranking The Best Top 10 NBA Players Right Now In 2022

By 1TidBit  Published 27th May, 2022

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Joel "The Process" Embiid played at an MVP-caliber level throughout the 2020-21 season to lead the Sixers to the No. 1 seed in the East.  

01. Joel Embiid

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Before getting sidelined with a torn Achilles injury in the 2019 NBA Finals, Kevin Durant was the clear No. 2 in the league. 

02. Kevin Durant

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After winning two MVPs, Giannis Antetokounmpo one-upped himself with an NBA Finals MVP award last season. His dominance on both ends stems from his incredible 7-foot-3 wingspan. 

03. Giannis Antetokounmpo

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LeBron James has entered the post-Space Jam era of his career. He's the most well-rounded player of this generation and James' chase to be the greatest of all time keeps him motivated to still be among the best players in Year 19.

04. LeBron James

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Steph Curry cemented himself as the best shooter of all time when he broke Ray Allen's 3-point record in December 2021.

05. Stephen Curry

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Though James Harden's nine-year tenure with Houston ended distastefully, then did the same the next year with the Nets. Still, his scoring ability will never go overlooked. What does go overlooked, though, is his vision. 

06. James Harden

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Nikola Jokic was instrumental during Denver's magical run to the Western Conference Finals in the bubble, but he took it to another level en route to his MVP campaign. 

07. Nikola Jokic

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Ja Morant's meteoric rise this season has been the most fun thing about this year. He has been playing at an MVP-level in his third season in the NBA.

08. Ja Morant

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It's been simply remarkable to see just how much the third pick in the 2018 NBA Draft has surpassed expectations so far in his NBA career. 

09. Luka Dončić

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The third multi-NBA Finals MVP honoree, Kawhi Leonard has proven he can win as the lone superstar while with Toronto and is looking to take the Clippers to those same heights.  

10. Kawhi Leonard

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