Ranking NBA's top backcourts

Clippers' duo of Paul and Redick lead list of best guard combinations

Updated: August 21, 2014, 12:53 AM ET
By Amin Elhassan | ESPN Insider

Chris Paul and J.J. Redick Getty ImagesGuards Chris Paul and J.J. Redick have the Clippers well-positioned for a title run in 2014-15.

It's the dog days of summer, a time for reflection on what transpired and conjecture of what will occur in the NBA. It's also a time for proclamations both wild and inane, whether that's James Harden declaring he's the best player in the NBA or Stephen Curry opining that he and Klay Thompson would make the best duo in the '90s arcade game NBA Jam.