Whichever player you choose, there’s a compelling case that one of them will stuff the stat sheet with points during the 2022-23 NBA regular season.
Along with the NBA scoring leader, let’s take a look at who could lead the league in rebounds and assists, with all odds courtesy of our betting partner, PointsBet:
Who will be the NBA scoring leader in 2022?
Embiid, Antetokounmpo and Dončić are the early favorites to take home the scoring title in 2022. Along with those three, here’s a look at the top 10:
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers: +325
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks: +400
Who will be the NBA rebound leader in 2022?
Despite averaging 14.7 rebounds per game last year, new Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert is not expected to hold that spot again. Instead, back-to-back league MVP Nikola Jokić is the favorite. Here’s the top 10:
Nikola Jokić, Denver Nuggets: +300
Rudy Gobert, Minnesota Timberwolves: +325
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks: +550
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers: +800
Jonas Valančiūnas, New Orleans Pelicans: +1600
Clint Capela, Atlanta Hawks: +2000
Jusuf Nurkić, Portland Trail Blazers: +2500
Who will be the NBA assists leader in 2022?
After leading the league in assists per game last year with 10.8, Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul is favored to repeat in 2022-23. Here’s the top 11:
Chris Paul, Phoenix Suns: +210
James Harden, Philadelphia 76ers: +225
Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks: +600
Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks: +700
Darius Garland, Cleveland Cavaliers: +2000
Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies: +3300
D’Angelo Russell, Minnesota Timberwolves: +3300
Dejounte Murray, Atlanta Hawks: +4000
Nikola Jokić, Denver Nuggets: +4000
How many NBA players have a scoring title and assist title?
Seven NBA players have both a scoring and assist title, which are won based on average rather than total. Here are those players and the years they achieved those feats:
Scoring - 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
Assists - 1968
Scoring - 1968
Assists - 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969
Scoring - 1973
Assists - 1973
Scoring - 1970
Assists - 1972
Scoring - 2018, 2019, 2020
Assists - 2017
Scoring - 2015, 2017
Assists - 2018, 2019
Scoring - 2008
Assists - 2020
Has anyone ever led the NBA in points and assists?
Two NBA players have led the league in total points and total assists in one season. Nate Archibald did it in 1972-73 with 2,719 points and 910 assists, then Trae Young did it last season with 2,155 points and 737 assists.
Who are the top 3 assist leaders in NBA history?
John Stockton leads all NBA players with 15,806 career assists, while Jason Kidd (12,091) and Chris Paul (10,977) are second and third on the list.
Who has the most rebounds and assists in NBA history?
Wilt Chamberlain has the most rebounds in NBA history with 23,924 while Stockton has the most assists with 15,806, as aforementioned.
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