While the arguments over the best player in NBA history may never stop, Damian Lillard suggested LeBron James has some legitimate competition when it comes to the best player currently in the league. The Portland Trail Blazers guard appeared on The Dan Patrick Show and said Kevin Durant and James are "right there" when it comes to deciding who the best player in the league is right now (around 13-minute mark): "I think KD healthy could very well be the best player in the NBA.
James Harden has completed work all three days in Milwaukee and may make a possible return sooner than expected.
James Harden may have cropped the Knicks out of The New Yorker cover, but it’s a good thing he’s on it, because in many ways he may have saved the Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving era. And if he isn’t healthy for the playoffs, the Nets season almost certainly will end in disappointment. When the trade for Harden went down, it felt like it may have been a luxury, but it turns out acquiring him was a necessity.