Found January 17, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
The lockout shortened 2011-12 season has flown by. The Minnesota Timberwolves started on December 26th, and have played 13 games through January 16th. That is 13 games in 22 days! Unreal. But it has been a blast. There has been great games seemingly every night. And we have seen numerous teams do the unthinkable and win the third leg of a back-to-back-to-back. What we have also seen in this shortened season is some younger talents rise their games to the elite level. While there has also been some familiar faces having their typical phenomenal years. With the season just over three weeks in, this seems to be the right time to debut my list of the top-12 NBA players. Before we get to the list, lets go over a few questions you may have. Why 12 players? So often “top player” rankings come in the form of top 5 or top 10 lists. But in the NBA, teams are able to dress 12 active players on a given night. That is why I choose 12 for my list. Relatively simple. How was the list was choosen...
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