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Is J-Lin Overrated? The 2012-13 NBA Point Guard Rankings

15. Damian Lillard, Portland Trailblazers

2011-2012 Stats: 24.5 PPG 4.0 RPG 5.0 APG 1.5 SPG (Weber St.)
2012-2013 Salary: $3 million

In college, Damian Lillard was a scoring machine, averaging almost 25 points per contest. Regarded as the top point guard in the draft, the Blazers took him at No. 6. He plays the pick and roll well and has very few weaknesses on the offensive side of the ball. The kid can flat out play, but is also unselfish. Mainly a perimeter player, Lillard can still take it to the rack and gets after it defensively, too. The Blazers made a good pick with this kid. Lillard proved it by dropping 23 and 11 on the Lakers in the 2013 season opener, joining the likes of the Big O and King James.

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