Basketball is one of the most popular games played in the world. It is a thrilling gave which provides great entertainment, excitement, and action to the viewers. The central controlling agency of basketball, NBA, is doing well in promotion of this game all around the world. Particularly in USA, basketball is observed to be the most famous game among youngsters and elders alike. The players of basketball also enjoy a great deal of respect, love, and fame in the eyes of supporters. These young guys, with sound and tall bodies, are a source of great inspiration for youngsters. Their unique physical features also serve as a tool in setting the fashion trend among people as well. These big names of basketball game strive hard to compete with each other in securing the best ranks in the game. Following is the list of top 10 most famous basketball players of 2013, based on their recent performances, scoring averages, the rates against their names, and the graph of their popularity among people across the globe. However, this list takes into account only those players who performed well in recent days, and excludes some of highly famous players, like Kevin Love and Derrick Rose, who could not participate in recent games due to their injuries. Let us have a look at top 10 most popular Basketball players of the year.
10. Deron Williams
Deron Williams is a brilliant point guard who always contribute towards the achievements of his team. He plays for Brooklyn Nets. His recent performances have served in a great deal in helping the team in winning many matches. He is 10th best Basketball player in this list. The expected stats of Deron Williams for 2013 are: 3.5 RPG / 20.7 PPG / 8.9 APG
9. Carmelo Anthony
Although Carmelo Anthony failed to perform well in the recent games yet he is regarded as one of the most famous players of basketball. His average NBA score is 21 points per game. Carmelo Anthony plays for New York Knicks. With more than 2000’000 followers on the twitter, Anthony is regarded as one of the most famous players of basketball. His expected stats for 2013 are: 5.3 RPG / 22.3 PPG / 2.0 APG.
8. Chris Paul
Chris Paul is another highly popular and famous player of basketball. He plays for Los Angeles Clippers. Chris Paul is largely known as CP3. He is regarded as an integral part of his team because all-round performances. He is an excellent point guard who always adopts offensive techniques. The expected stats of Chris Paul for 2013 are: 3.3 RPG / 19.6 PPG / 2.4 SPG / 9.8 APG.
7. Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade plays for Miami Heat. In near past, he was averaging 30 per game which now has been decreased considerably. It also has resulted in lowering of his rank. However, he is regarded as backbone of his team and is highly popular among the supporters of his team who love to see him playing basketball. The predicted stats of Dwyane Wade for the year 2013 are: 5.6 RPG / 22.9 PPG / 1.2 BPG / 5.3 APG.
6. Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryan’s average remains in 30’s which significantly increases the importance of this young guy in the camps of his team. The followers of Kobe Bryant love to see him in action. When Bryant moves with the ball bouncing under his control, it gives the thousands of people a great sight to watch. Kobe Bryant’s expected stats for year 2013 are: 5.0 RPG / 25.1 PPG / 4.1 APG.
5. Russell Westbrook
Russell Westbrook, with his broad chest, signifies the strength of his team. He plays for Oklahoma City Thunder. He is largely famous for his speed and flexibility. When he moves with the thunder speed, it really gives his opponents a real tough time. The predicted stats of Westbrook for 2013 are 4.8 RPG / 23.8 PPG / 7.3 APG.
4. Rajon Rondo
Rajon Rondo is an integral part of team, Boston Celtics. Boston Celtics is perceived to be an incomplete side when Rajon Rondo is not playing. His presence not only gives the whole team a spirit of confidence, but also deters the players of opponent teams. 5.1 RPG /13.4 PPG / 2.1 SPG / 11.9 APG are the predicted stats of Rondo for year 2013. If you are fan of Rajon Rando then you would be pleased to know that he is the emerging Basketball star of the year.
3. Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard plays for Los Angeles Lakers. Howard is regarded as the best defensive player in basketball. Very interestingly, he is famous among his followers and fans as a monster. It is greatly expected from him that he would perform best in the upcoming season and would help his team to reach the victory stand. His expected stats are 14.2 RPG / 20.7 PPG / / 2.2 BPG / 1.6 APG for the year 2013.
2. LeBron James
LeBron James is an outstanding and talented player of Miami Heat. His strong physical structure helps him a lot in deterring the opponent players. With a height of 2.03 meters, which is a very helping tool in the game of basetball, James finds himself in greatly advantageous position. He is always a threat to opponents in Basketball court. The predicted stats of LeBron James for the year 2013 are 8.0 RPG /28.3 PPG / 2.0 SPG/ 7.6 APG.
1. Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant is regarded as the most famous player in basketball. He plays for Oklahoma City Thunder. He earned fame when he was quite young. At the age of 20, he was awarded with the award of NBA Rookie of the year 2008. This young lad has a very promising future ahead. When he plays in the basketball court, it gives his fans very pleasing sights who love to see him in action. Through his consistent performances, Kevin Durant has greatly contributed in the victories of Thunders. His predicted stats for 2013 are 7.8 RPG / 30.4 PPG / 3.0 APG.