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The 21/22 season: The best in NBA history?

The 2021/22 season of the NBAin which 75 years have passed since the inauguration of the best basketball competition in the world, could


The 2021/22 season of the NBAin which 75 years have passed since the inauguration of the best basketball competition in the world, could not have received a better tribute from the main stars of the 30 teams that make up the competition (and the playoffs are still to come).

From start to finish, the players have given practically 100% of their level to fight for the top positions in each of the two NBA conferences. Especially in the East there has been one of the closest races in history for playoff field factor (the second, third and fourth have finished with the same record: 51-31).

The show that, if it has not been the best in history, this year it has been one of the most players at its highest level in a long time:

Two players have averaged more than 30 points per game:

eight players have averaged between 27 and 30 points per game:

  • (29.9)
  • Kevin Durant (29.9)
  • Luka Doncic (28.4)
  • Bring Young (28.4)
  • DeMar DeRozan (27.9)
  • Kyrie Irving (27.4)
  • Ja Morant (27.4)
  • Nikola Jokic (27.1)

four players have averaged between 25 and 27 points per game:

  • Jayson Tatum (26.9)
  • Devin Booker (26.8)
  • Donovan Mitchell (25.9)
  • Stephen Curry (25.5)

A very promising future

In all, 39 NBA players have been above 20 points per game this year. It is worth noting the performance of those who have only been in the league for a few seasons, and who undoubtedly promise a very interesting competition for the years to come.