Only three NBA players are currently averaging more points than Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

With the  season going strong for two weeks now, things are changing and changing fast. Expectations for both teams and players prior to the start of 2022-23 have been shattered. One of the other major shifts that appear to be happening is the Thunder’s  evolving into a top-five scorer in the and some would say a top 15 or 20 player in the league.

After last night’s 37-point outburst against the Denver Nuggets, Gilgeous-Alexander has crept into the top five in points per game, according to the NBA. Only Luka Doncic, Giannis Antetekounmpo, and  are averaging more buckets on a nightly basis and all three will unquestionably be inducted into the Hall of Fame barring something crazy happening.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Stats

Gilgeous-Alexander’s ascendance as one of the premier bucket-getters in the  comes in year four for the 23-year-old point guard who just re-signed for the  on a maximum contract this past summer.

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