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2012 NBA Player Rankings: 41-50

ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network are ranking every NBA player -- and counting them down on Twitter (@NBAonESPN), from No. 500 to No. 1. As the rankings are announced, you can also find them here on the pages of ESPN.com.

What is #NBArank?

#NBArank is the Twitter hashtag to use if you want to get involved in the discussion or just follow along.

You can also follow along here: @NBAonESPN

How did we rank the players?

We asked 104 experts to rate each player on a 0-to-10 scale, in terms of "the current quality of each player."

Here is the full list of voters from ESPN.com, the TrueHoop Network, TrueHoop TV, Daily Dime Live, ESPN TV, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, espnW, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Insider, ESPN Fantasy, ESPN Games, ESPN Dallas, ESPN Los Angeles, ESPN Chicago, ESPN New York, ESPN Stats & Information, ESPN Topics and ESPN Analytics.

 

 

 

42

6.91

 
DeMarcus Cousins | @boogiecousins
Sacramento Kings | C | Age: 22 | 2011 rank: #82
 

 

 

 

 

43

6.87

 
Amare Stoudemire | @Amareisreal
New York Knicks | PF | Age: 29 | 2011 rank: #13
 

 

 

 

 

44

6.87

 
Al Jefferson
Utah Jazz | C | Age: 27 | 2011 rank: #52
 

 

 

 

 

45

6.76

 
Andrew Bogut | @AndrewMBogut
Golden State Warriors | C | Age: 27 | 2011 rank: #33
 

 

 

 

 

46

6.74

 
Monta Ellis
Milwaukee Bucks | SG | Age: 26 | 2011 rank: #41
 

 

 

 

 

47

6.71

 
Ricky Rubio | @rickyrubio9
Minnesota Timberwolves | PG | Age: 21 | 2011 rank: #204
 

 

 

 

 

48

6.68

 
Ty Lawson | @TyLawson3
Denver Nuggets | PG | Age: 24 | 2011 rank: #64
 

 

 

 

 

49

6.66

 
Greg Monroe | @MooseGM10
Detroit Pistons | C | Age: 22 | 2011 rank: #132
 

 

 

 

 

50

6.62

 
Ryan Anderson | @ryananderson33
New Orleans Hornets | PF | Age: 24 | 2011 rank: #167