After today win over Miami Portland has moved to 20-15 good for 7th in the west.
This has been a huge surprise and turnaround from last years performance.
This is where espn rated the Portland players prior to the season
2012 player rankings :
20. LaMarcus Aldridge
63. Nicolas Batum
109. Wesley Matthews
202. J.J. Hickson
211. Damian Lillard
268. Jared Jeffries
330. Meyers Leonard
338. Nolan Smith
357. Sasha Pavlovic
373. Ronnie Price
401. Luke Babbitt
409. Will Barton
422. Elliot Williams
460. Victor Claver
LaMarcus Aldridge or Nicolas Batum deserve to be on the team imo
Lamarcus no doubt, he's easily a top 5 power forward in the league.
But who would you have snubbed over a Portland player?
A few backcourt players considered in the West:
Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, James Harden, Russel Westbrook, Tony Parker, Stephen Curry, Jeremy Lin (voting purposes), Greivis Vasquez, Ty Lawson, Goran Dragic, OJ Mayo, Mike Conley
A few frontcourt players considered in the West:
Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka, Tim Duncan, David Lee, Blake Griffin, Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Dwight Howard, Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol, Rudy Gay, Andre Iguodala, Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari, Marcin Gortat, Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson, DeMarcus Cousins
Just to name a few not on Portland- possibly even left out someone...