Ranking NBA's top backcourts

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

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.