Chart: Five top point guards to enter the NBA since 2008

  • Updated: December 19, 2012 - 10:29 PM

THE NEW GUYS

Five point guards who entered the NBA since 2008:

DERRICK ROSE, CHICAGO

Already a league MVP, he'll instantly transform Bulls back into contenders when he returns fully healthy from ACL knee surgery.

RUSSELL WESTBROOK, OKLAHOMA CITY

He's criticized sometimes for shooting too much with Kevin Durant beside him, but is a freakishly athletic, gifted talent.

KYRIE IRVING, CLEVELAND

So young, but he's so good that he even probably could take Uncle Drew in a game of one-on-one.

RICKY RUBIO, TIMBERWOLVES

A throwback to the day when international icons were international icons and point guards passed the ball first and foremost.

Damian Lillard, PORTLAND

If you don't know the name well yet, just wait: You will.

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Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon 4 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Samardzija 1
St. Louis - LP: M. Wacha 1 FINAL
Washington - WP: G. Gonzalez 3
Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse 5 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton 3
Toronto - WP: S. Delabar 3 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: M. Rzepczynski 2
LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver 11 FINAL
Detroit - LP: D. Smyly 6
Atlanta - WP: A. Harang 6 FINAL
NY Mets - LP: J. Niese 0
Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman 8 FINAL
Boston - LP: J. Lackey 4
NY Yankees - LP: A. Warren 5 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: J. McGee 11
Seattle - LP: Y. Medina 4 FINAL
Miami - WP: S. Cishek 8
Chicago WSox - LP: F. Paulino 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: M. Perez 12
Minnesota - LP: R. Nolasco 0 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: J. Vargas 5
Philadelphia - LP: J. Pettibone 1 FINAL
Colorado - WP: T. Chatwood 12
Houston - LP: J. Cosart 3 FINAL
Oakland - WP: S. Gray 11
San Francisco - LP: M. Cain 1 FINAL
San Diego - WP: T. Ross 2
Arizona - WP: J. Thatcher 4 FINAL
Los Angeles - LP: C. Perez 2
Montreal 4 FINAL
Tampa Bay 1
Detroit 1 FINAL
Boston 0
Dallas 2 FINAL
Anaheim 3
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