as of today who are the 10 superstars in the league?

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  1. Rocketboi

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    Everytime i hear the word superstar or commentators talking about teams acquiring a superstar, they always say theres only about 10. Well as of today, Including Injured players, who are the top 10?
     
  2. Jeff Who

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    1. LeBron
    2. Kobe
    3. Carmelo
    4. CP3
    5. Durant
    6. Westbrook

    My list ends here...
     
  3. Jeff Who

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    and we're talking TRUE superstars
     
  4. Kojirou

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    And Westbrook is, but Harden isn't?

    Lebron
    Kobe
    Paul
    Durant
    Wade
    Harden
    Duncan
    Westbrook
    Howard (when healthy)

    If I had to throw in one more to make 10, it would be Griffin.
     
  5. BigMaloe

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    What about melo? Or love? Dirk even? My list would be more along the lines of(in order)
    Lebron
    Durant
    Cp3
    Kobe
    Love
    Howard
    Melo
    Harden
    Wade
    Duncan
     
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    Jeremy Lin
    James Harden
    Chandler Parsons (almost)
    ...
    and a few of those people named in previous posts.
     
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    I forgot Melo. My mistake. But Love? Dirk? Love isn't even an All-Star this season, much less a superstar. He has utterly stunk it up on the court. Cousins has a higher TS% than Love, for crying out loud. Dirk has also struggled, and given his age, it would be hardly surprising if he never goes back to a superstar again.
     
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    Lebron
    Durant
    Melo
    Kobe
    CP3
    Harden
    Deron
    Duncan
    Kyrie
    Westbrook

    Honorable Mentions:

    Wade
    Rondo


    Out with injury:

    Love
    Rose
    Howard
     
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    Good list, but WB's jumper needs to return. I would add Harden. I now believe it's doubtful he tails off late in the season. Wade is slipping but might still belong. His knack for efficiency serves him well.

    Next year, Kyrie Irving should be on the list.

    Oh, almost forgot. Definitely have to include Rudy Gay. Can't forget his stellar 18/6 on 41%.
     
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    Love has had one spectacular non-playoff season and he has done jack since. Superstar, really?
     
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    Well yeah, I was thinking about Harden and he may be on that list, I have no problem with that.

    With Westbrook, I don't care about his jumper which btw is improving. He has a missmatch every possesion on the court. You can't even say that about Durant. Westbrook is just so quick, fast that he has to be on that list. And hell, he is the most athletic guard in the NBA.

    Irving? Love his game but he is too inconsistent at times and of course his team loses.
     
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    As far as players who dominate and are true superstars:
    (Ignoring injury) (no particular order)

    LeBron James
    Kobe Bryant
    Carmelo Anthony
    Chris Paul
    Dwight Howard
    Kevin Durant
    Timmy Duncan
    James Harden
    Kyrie Irving
    Derrick Rose
     
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    Deron Williams, really?
     
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    Paul Pierce, anyone?

    My top 10:
    Lebron
    Durant
    Kobe
    CP3
    Melo
    Howard
    Pierce
    Wade
    Duncan
    Harden
     
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    Yes really.
     
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    no order

    Lebron
    Durant
    Wade
    Harden
    Kobe
    Dwight
    Westbrook
    Derrick Rose
    Kyrie Irving
    Duncan

    Close superstars:
    Love
    Dirk
    Tony Parker
    Rondo
    Deron
    a couple more to lazy to name
     
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    Actually I would put Melo on my list so Top 11 Stars is how I see it
     
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    The word "superstar" gets thrown around way too easily. I would define superstar as an MVP-caliber player that has proven the ability to put a team on his shoulders and lead them to title contention. Love, Griffin and Harden are not on that level yet.

    Super-Duper Stars:
    LeBron James
    Kevin Durant
    Kobe Bryant

    Superstars:
    Chris Paul
    Carmelo Anthony
    Dwight Howard

    Fading Superstars:
    Dwyane Wade
    Dirk Nowitzki
    Tim Duncan

    Injured Superstar:
    Derrick Rose
     
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    As of today there are not 10 superstars in the league.

    My top 30..I think it is pretty accurate



    Superstars
    1. Lebron James
    2. Kevin Durant
    3. Kobe Bryant
    4. Chris Paul

    Borderline Superstars
    5. Carmelo Anthony
    6. Russell Westbrook
    7. James Harden

    Super Allstars
    8. Dwayne Wade
    9. Dwight Howard

    Allstars
    10. Rajon Rondo
    11. Blake Griffin
    12. Kevin Love
    13. Paul Pierce
    14. Tony Parker
    15. Chris Bosh
    16. Tim Duncan
    17. Kevin Garnett
    18. Deron Williams
    19. Kyrie Irving
    20. Lamarcus Aldridge
    21. David Lee

    Allstar Caliber
    22. Zach Randolph
    23. Stephon Curry
    24. Josh Smith
    25. Joakim Noah
    26. Jrue Holiday
    27. Marc Gasol
    28. Paul George
    29. Rudy Gay
    30. Joe Johnson
     
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    Tier 0:
    Lebron, Durant, CP3

    Tier 1:
    Kobe, Melo, Harden

    Tier 2:
    Irving, Duncan, Westbrook

    Tier 3:
    Curry, Parker, Holiday, Deron
     

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