Head-to-head: Best players under 25

Updated: January 22, 2013, 11:37 AM ET

ESPN Insider has ranked the top 25 players under the age of 25 in the NBA game. But how will they fare pitted one-on-one with a fellow top young star? Our panel gives their takes on five head-to-head matchups.

1. Better player under 25: Russell Westbrook or James Harden?

Dan Feldman, PistonPowered: Russell Westbrook. This is a nice season for Harden, whom the Thunder spurned for players like Westbrook. But there's still a reason Oklahoma City chose Westbrook. ...

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