Maybe Kevin Durant was on to something.
According to NBA.com’s 12th annual GM Survey 56.7% of NBA GM’s say James Harden of the Rockets is the best shooting guard in the NBA ahead of an injured Kobe Bryant.
1. James Harden, Houston — 56.7%
2. Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers — 20.0%
3. Stephen Curry, Golden State; Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City; Paul George, Indiana — 6.7%
6. Dwyane Wade, Miami — 3.3%
Last year: Kobe Bryant — 66.7%
Last season Kobe was tops by a wide margin.