This year is an exception.
Of course, the list included typical superstars, such as Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. But the top received a shakeup that even the most dedicated NBA fan couldn't have predicted. That shakeup, of course, was "Linsanity."
The Harvard graduate and former NBA afterthought had one of the most incredible starts to his career, as he became the only NBA player to score at least 20 points and dish out seven assists in his first five starts.
His jersey was as big a phenomenon as he was. See who else joined him at the top.
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