Anonymous
Last month

The world team is better than USA

I think for the first time ever the world team is better than the USA in NBA as far as active current players go.

Going by current rankings of active players (not injured) I've compiled these starting fives. Doncic and Giannis being the favourites for MVP too. The world team obviously oversized.

Doncic
Antetokounmpo
Siakam
Jokic
Towns or Embiid

Lillard
Harden
Leonard
Lebron
Davis

I would much rather see this as an all star game.

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Baller#3  
Last month

Im not sure its better or not but its definitely even.

I think the NBA will go this way eventually, especially once the draft thing gets boring. It would perhaps bring a little more competitiveness too.

What would the depth be like though?

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Anonymous  
Last month

USA have obviously got great depth but the World is anything to be snubbed. Let's say a bench of:

Embiid
Gobert
Simmons
Porzingis
Wiggins

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Anonymous  
Last month

Would be great contest, lebron being the difference for the USA to win it.

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Anonymous  
Last month

If everyone played and the game was taken seriously (both sides played D), it would probably still go to the US based on their depth.
For example, I think the two best teams available would be:

World
Starters
Simmons
Wiggins
Doncic
Giannis
Embiid

Bench
Gilgeous-Alexander
Murray
Siakam
Towns
Jokic


USA
Curry
Harden
Durant
Lebron
Davis

Bench
Lillard
Irving
Leonard
George
Drummond

That US team would crush them

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