Each year, in the heat of the NBA Playoff, I like to take a look at who the best Pac-12 alumni were in the league that year and put together a Pac-12 Dream Team of sorts.
C Brook Lopez Brooklyn (Stanford) - The veteran Net and former Cardinal played the most games he has in years and remained one of the best pure centers in the game. He averaged 20 per-game, seven rebounds and was a defensive presence. It was great to get to see Lopez mostly healthy for the first time in a long time in 2015-16.
PF Kevin Love Cleveland (UCLA) - LeBron's running mate had another solid season as the third option for the Cavs. He averaged 16 points and basically 10 rebounds per-game while being one the key reasons the Cavs finished with the best record in the East and made it to The Finals.
SF DeMar DeRozan Toronto (USC) - DeRozan had the best season of his career. He averaged 23 points per-game, four rebounds and four assists. His career-best season was a big part of why Toronto was able to make it to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time ever.
SG James Harden Houston (Arizona State) - More and more scoring for Harden. He averaged a career-best 29 points per-game with seven assists and six rebounds per-game. Still one of the deadliest pure scorers in the league.
PG Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City (UCLA) - This was Wesbrook's best season passing the ball as he averaged 10 assists per-game. He also really stepped up his game in the Playoffs and was the main reason Oklahoma City almost upset Golden State and got back to The Finals.
SG Klay Thompson Golden State (Washington State) - I put Klay on the bench because I would love his scoring burst off the bench with Harden and Westbrook already filling it up. He averaged a career-best 22 points per-game with a 42 percent three-point field goal percentage while helping lead Golden State to the best season in NBA history.
PG Isaiah Thomas Boston (Washington) - Thomas exploded for the best year of his career as he averaged 22 points per-game and six assists while earning All-Star honors. He was also dynamite for the Celtics in the Playoffs.
C Nikola Vucevic Orlando (USC) - The seven footer plays for hopeless Orlando, but he puts up numbers and is a nice bench big man. He averaged 18 points, nine rebounds and a block in 2015-16.
PF Ryan Anderson New Orleans (Cal) - Anderson was again Anthony Davis' best running mate when it comes to scoring. He averaged 17 points per-game and six rebounds and would be an excellent big man for bench scoring.
PG Jrue Holiday New Orelans (UCLA) - Another scorer for the Pelicans. He had his best season in years with 16 points per-game, six assists and three rebounds.
SG Andre Igoudala Golden State (Arizona) - This guy just continues to be a monster for the Warriors when they really need it. Not a stat star, just a simple star.
C Andrew Bogut Golden State (Utah) - Another Warriors glue guy who can do a lot of the dirty work and step up when you need him most.
Injured Reserve - Let's keep these guys on the roster
PG Zach LaVine Minnesota (UCLA)
PG Darren Collison Sacramento (UCLA)