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2017 All-NBA Pac-12 alumni team: James Harden and Russell Westbrook best Pac-12 alums in league

What would a team of the best Pac-12 alums in the NBA right now look like?

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C Brook Lopez Brooklyn (Stanford)

The seven footer had another consistent year of regular health. He plays for a terrible team, but a 7’0 center who can score, rebound, pass and defend the way he can would be a perfect big man.

PF Kevin Love Cleveland (UCLA)

Love stepped back up this year and is on the verge of being a star again. He doesn’t put up the numbers he did on a bad team, but he is still a very good power forward and one of the league’s best rebounders.

SF James Harden Houston (Arizona State)

Harden had an MVP-caliber season and continues to be one of the best players in the entire league. He isn’t a small forward, but this would get the best players in the starting lineup for this team.

SG Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City (UCLA)

Another player who had a ridiculous season. Westbrook is a point guard, but he could work as a combo guard to get Thomas into the starting lineup.

PG Isaiah Thomas Boston (Washington)

Thomas had a breakout MVP-level season and cemented himself as one of the best players in the NBA, pushing talents like DeRozan and Thompson out of the starting lineup.


SF DeMar DeRozan Toronto (USC)

Another great year for DeRozan as he had the best season of his career and led the Raptors to the conference semis.

SG Klay Thompson Golden State (Washington State)

Thompson had his highest points per-game average this year with Kevin Durant joining his team. How does that even happen? Imagine his as a seventh man….

SF Andre Roberson Oklahoma City (Colorado)

One of the best defenders in the league. The former Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year has transitioned well to the NBA.

PG Jrue Holiday New Orleans (UCLA)

He has been buried on bad teams most of his entire career, but Holiday is still a very good scorer.

C Nikola Vucevic Orlando (USC)

Still a stat machine on a bad team. He average a double-double and a block per-game.

PF Ryan Anderson Houston (Cal)

On a better team and can still score. One of the better big men with outside touches in the league.

SF Trevor Ariza Houston (UCLA)

A great defender who can still score and rebound as well.


C Robin Lopez Chicago (Stanford)

PG Darren Collison Sacramento (UCLA)