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List Rules Only current NBA Players Under 25. No retired or collegiate players.

With the average age of an NBA player being 26 years old, the league's youngest players definitely deserve props. While younger NBA players are generally more athletic and energetic than their older guys, players under 25 might lack league experience, strength, and basketball IQ. NBA rookies, sophomores, and juniors are usually hazed on and off the court in order to build mental tenacity and character. Who are the best current NBA players under 25 today? 

At 19, Los Angeles Lakers' rookie Lonzo Ball is one of the youngest active NBA players. Many young NBA players, like Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell, and Giannis Antetokounmpo, have already proved that they will grow up to become NBA superstars later in their careers. 

Vote for the best NBA young players currently playing in the league. Keep in mind that the following active NBA young bloods are under 25.  

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25

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56 15
Karl-Anthony Towns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Karl-Anthony Towns age 21

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29 4
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Anthony Davis age 24

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44 19
Kristaps Porzingis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25

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38 16
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Lonzo Ball 19

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33 18
Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Nikola Jokic age 22

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Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Joel Embiid 23

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33 21
Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Bradley Beal age 23

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33 22
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25

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Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Ben Simmons 21

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Myles Turner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Myles Turner age 20

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10 4
Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Jaylen Brown 20

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6 1
Domantas Sabonis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Domantas Sabonis age 21

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8 3
Clint Capela is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Clint Capela 23

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5 0
Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Jayson Tatum 19

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9 4
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Dennis Schröder 23

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Steven Adams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Steven Adams age 23

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4 0
Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
Kyle Kuzma 22

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16 13
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25

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11 8
Zach LaVine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Zach LaVine age 22

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6 3
Aaron Gordon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Aaron Gordon age 22

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3 0
Spencer Dinwiddie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Spencer Dinwiddie age 22

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9 7
Jabari Parker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Jabari Parker age 22

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7 5
Otto Porter Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Otto Porter Jr. age 24

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6 4
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Brandon Ingram 19

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4 2
Elfrid Payton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Elfrid Payton age 23

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4 2
Dejounte Murray is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Dejounte Murray 20

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4 2
Larry Nance Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Larry Nance Jr. age 24

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4 2
Jusuf Nurkić is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Jusuf Nurkić 22

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3 1
Denzel Valentine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Denzel Valentine age 24

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3 1
Dario Šarić is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Dario Šarić age 23

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3 1
Bobby Portis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Bobby Portis 22

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3 1
Emmanuel Mudiay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Emmanuel Mudiay age 21

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3 1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Kentavious Caldwell-Pope age 24

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2 0
Josh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Josh Richardson age 24

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2 0
Àlex Abrines is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Àlex Abrines age 23

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2 0
Willie Cauley-Stein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Willie Cauley-Stein age 24

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2 0
Richaun Holmes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Richaun Holmes age 24

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2 0
Skal Labissiere is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Skal Labissiere 21

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2 0
De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
De'Aaron Fox 19

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2 0
Jakob Poeltl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Jakob Poeltl

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2 0
Alex Len is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Alex Len age 24

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2 0
T.J. Warren is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added T.J. Warren age 24

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2 0
Marquese Chriss is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Marquese Chriss

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2 0
Pascal Siakam is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Pascal Siakam 23

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2 0
Taurean Prince is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Taurean Prince age 23

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2 0
Andrew Harrison is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Andrew Harrison age 23

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5 4
Buddy Hield is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Buddy Hield 23

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3 2
Thon Maker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Thon Maker 20

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3 2
Stanley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current NBA Players Under 25
TRENT13 added Stanley Johnson age 21