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The Houston Rockets won the Dwight Howard rally this offseason. Now, according to Bradford Doolittle's WARP-based calculations, the James Harden-led team also wins the title of best backcourt in the NBA. These rankings aren't without controversy, though; the Stephen Curry/Klay Thompson Golden State Warriors didn't crack the top 10. Do you agree with the analytics? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

Best NBA backcourts

Clippers

Clippers

Chris Paul, J.J. Redick, Jamal Crawford

Heat

Heat

Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Ray Allen

Lakers

Lakers

Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Jodie Meeks

Mavericks

Mavericks

Jose Calderon, Monta Ellis, Devin Harris

Nets

Nets

Deron Williams, Jason Terry, Joe Johnson

Nuggets

Nuggets

Ty Lawson, Nate Robinson, Evan Fournier

Pacers

Pacers

Paul George, George Hill, C.J. Watson

Rockets

Rockets

James Harden, Patrick Beverly, Jeremy Lin

Spurs

Spurs

Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green

Thunder

Thunder

Russell Westbrook, Thabo Sefolosha, Reggie Jackson

Timberwolves

Timberwolves

Ricky Rubio, Kevin Martin, Jose Juan Barea

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard, Wesley Matthews, Mo Williams

Warriors

Warriors

Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Toney Douglas

Wizards

Wizards

John Wall, Bradley Beal, Glen Rice Jr.

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Amid all the offseason NBA movement, the position of steady hands stayed steady. That is, most of the league's top point guards remained right where they were, gearing up to lead their (often new-look) teams to another run at a title. Which ones are the best as individuals? Our own Bradford Doolittle made his stats-based projections earlier this week. Now, click on the boxes to rank Doolittle's top 16 for yourself!

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NBA Point Guards

Jose Calderon

Jose Calderon

2012-13: 11.3 PPG, 7.1 APG, 0.8 SPG

Mike Conley

Mike Conley

2012-13: 14.6 PPG, 6.1 APG, 2.2 SPG

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry

2012-13: 22.9 PPG, 6.9 APG, 1.6 SPG

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

2012-13: 22.5 PPG, 5.9 APG, 1.5 SPG

Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson

2012-13: 16.7 PPG, 6.9 APG, 1.5 SPG

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard

2012-13: 19.0 PPG, 6.5 APG, 0.9 SPG

Kyle Lowry

Kyle Lowry

2012-13: 11.6 PPG, 6.4 APG, 1.4 SPG

Tony Parker

Tony Parker

2012-13: 20.3 PPG, 7.6 APG, 0.8 SPG

Chris Paul

Chris Paul

2012-13: 16.9 PPG, 9.7 APG, 2.4 SPG

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo

2012-13: 13.7 PPG, 11.1 APG, 1.8 SPG

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

2011-12: 21.8 PPG, 7.9 APG, 0.9 SPG

Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio

2012-13: 10.7 PPG, 7.3 APG, 2.4 SPG

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker

2012-13: 17.7 PPG, 5.7 APG, 2.0 SPG

John Wall

John Wall

2012-13: 18.5 PPG, 7.6 APG, 1.3 SPG

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

2012-13: 23.2 PPG, 7.4 APG, 1.8 SPG

Deron Williams

Deron Williams

2012-13: 18.9 PPG, 7.7 APG, 1.0 SPG

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John Wall, Wizards talk extension

The Wizards selected John Wall with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft with hopes that he would lead a rebuilding franchise back to relevance. He's done what he could by averaging 16.9 points and eight assists per game in three seasons, but the Wizards still have yet to make the postseason -- extending the franchise's playoff drought to five seasons. Has Wall proven he's worth the big bucks?

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The crop of great young point guards in the NBA continues to grow each year, making it one of the deepest positions in the league. ESPN.com's NBA experts picked their top five point guards from the last five draft classes and now it's your chance to rank them. Cast your votes by clicking on the images below.

Best Young Point Guards

Eric Bledsoe

Eric Bledsoe

Los Angeles Clippers
2012-13 stats: 9.4 PPG, 2.9 APG

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry

Golden State Warriors
2012-13 stats: 19.9 PPG, 6.3 APG

George Hill

George Hill

Indiana Pacers
2012-13 stats: 15.2 PPG, 5.3 APG

Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday

Philadelphia 76ers
2012-13 stats: 18.4 PPG, 8.9 APG

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Cleveland Cavaliers
2012-13 stats: 23.6 PPG, 5.5 APG

Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings

Milwaukee Bucks
2012-13 stats: 18.0 PPG, 5.9 APG

Brandon Knight

Brandon Knight

Detroit Pistons
2012-13 stats: 14.5 PPG, 4.9 APG

Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson

Denver Nuggets
2012-13 stats: 14.5 PPG, 7.0 APG

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard

Portland Trail Blazers
2012-13 stats: 18.8 PPG, 6.3 APG

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

Chicago Bulls
2011-12 stats: 21.8 PPG, 7.9 APG*
*Has not played in 2012-13 due to injury

Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio

Minnesota Timberwolves
2012-13 stats: 4.0 PPG, 6.5 APG

Jeff Teague

Jeff Teague

Atlanta Hawks
2012-13 stats: 13.3 PPG, 6.4 APG

Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas

Sacramento Kings
2012-13 stats: 9.7 PPG, 2.0 APG

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker

Charlotte Bobcats
2012-13 stats: 18.8 PPG, 6.1 APG

John Wall

John Wall

Washington Wizards
2011-12 stats: 16.3 PPG, 8.0 APG*
*Has not played in 2012-13 due to injury

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

Oklahoma City Thunder
2012-13 stats: 21.1 PPG, 8.8 APG

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This season's NBA rookie class benefited at the expense of last season's, as man among boys Blake Griffin spent what should have been his rookie season languishing on the disabled list.

According to David Thorpe's latest rankings, Griffin is running away with the NBA Rookie of the Year award. He's already thrown down some iconic dunks and has the normally hapless Clippers on a three-game winning streak. Griffin isn't the only rookie putting on a show, however -- Knicks fans are thrilled with the development of Landry Fields, Kings fans are loving DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall is doing some exceptional things in Washington when he's healthy. Griffin and Wall are destined to have big-time careers, but where do you see Cousins and Fields ending up?

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