Rank 'Em: NBA's best players

Created: August 17, 2010, 10:39 AM

Where does Carmelo Anthony rank?

Who are the NBA's best players?

The concentration of talent has been one of the NBA's summer themes, with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh joining forces in Miami to try to dethrone Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and a Lakers team last denied a championship by, you guessed it, a collection of stars who teamed up for the Celtics.

But with rumors swirling about some combination of Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Tony Parker possibly looking to team up with Amare Stoudemire in New York in another mega-trio, just who are the league's best individuals? Is Anthony one of the league's five best players? Is Stoudemire in the top 10? What about the Heat stars? Rank the contenders below.

  • Carmelo Anthony
    Denver Nuggets
  • Chris Bosh
    Miami Heat
  • Kobe Bryant
    Los Angeles Lakers
  • Tim Duncan
    San Antonio Spurs
  • Kevin Durant
    Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Pau Gasol
    Los Angeles Lakers
  • Danny Granger
    Indiana Pacers
  • Dwight Howard
    Orlando Magic
  • LeBron James
    Miami Heat
  • Steve Nash
    Phoenix Suns
  • Dirk Nowitzki
    Dallas Mavericks
  • Tony Parker
    San Antonio Spurs
  • Chris Paul
    New Orleans Hornets
  • Paul Pierce
    Boston Celtics
  • Rajon Rondo
    Boston Celtics
  • Derrick Rose
    Chicago Bulls
  • Brandon Roy
    Portland Trail Blazers
  • Amare Stoudemire
    New York Knicks
  • Dwyane Wade
    Miami Heat
  • Deron Williams
    Utah Jazz