Seemingly willing his team to victory, Kobe Bryant put the Los Angeles Lakers on his shoulders during the 2011-12 regular season. Bryant averaged 27.9 points per game, second in the NBA, and 38.5 minutes a game.
Heading up the Oklahoma City Thunder's version of the Big Three, Kevin Durant earned his third scoring title in the 2011-12 regular season. He is the eighth player in NBA history to accomplish such a feat. Durant averaged 28.03 points per game.
In the 2011-12 season, Miami's King James led the Heat to a 46-20 record, averaging 27.1 points per game, and earned his third MVP award in the process. In the playoffs, James led all players in scoring, averaging 30.3 ppg on his way to his first NBA title.
Kevin Love brought some firepower back to Minnesota as he became a beast on the boards to complement his scoring prowess. Love led the NBA in double-doubles in the regular season while averaging 26 points and 13.3 rebounds per game.
Rajon Rondo has emerged as a premier point guard in the league and has solidified his position as one of the most important members of the Boston Celtics. Rondo led the NBA in assists in both the regular season and postseason. He averaged 20.9 points, 11.3 assists and 6.9 rebounds per game in the Eastern Conference finals against Miami.