#NBArank 4: Chris Paul

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Kind of busy yesterday to say the least so I didn't get a chance to say THANK YOU to @NBA_on_ESPN #NBArank and fans for #4!!! #Humbled #Gr8fulWed Oct 19 13:46:51 via UberSocial for BlackBerry

But DON'T get it twisted lol...I still have A LOT of work to do and y'all can let @KingJames know that I'm coming for that #1 spot!!! #CompeteWed Oct 19 13:54:50 via Twitter for BlackBerry®

@NBAonESPN Should we call him CP4 now? #NBArankTue Oct 18 17:18:45 via web

Chris paul!!! Over D rose!!Wed Oct 19 03:24:39 via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Get it, CP. #TeamJordanTue Oct 18 16:12:09 via Twitter for iPhone

Best pure PG in the league. Tue Oct 18 16:10:23 via UberSocial for Android

@NBAonESPN Chris Paul is fantastic and a thief on D, but he's not a great defender. I've seen him get litup by some subpar pgs.Tue Oct 18 16:22:53 via web

Guess the D-Will vs. CP3 debate has been resolved. Tue Oct 18 16:28:50 via Twitter for Android

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* Score: Tiebreakers are first based on percentage points; scores have been rounded off. The second tiebreaker is based on John Hollinger's estimated wins added for the 2010-11 NBA season (rookies were given an EWA of zero).