On Monday night, Joel Embiid dropped 36 and 16 in Philadelphia’s win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The NBA’s slate of games also featured big performances from Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, New York Knicks franchise player Kristaps Porzingis, and New Orleans Pelicans all-star Anthony Davis.

It seems that on any given night another player is stepping up to remind us all that the NBA is in great shape for the future.

Throw in a star-studded rookie crop and it’s hard to remember the last time the NBA had this much eye-popping young talent — so much so that the top-two picks of the 2017 draft couldn’t even crack the following list of the top-25 players under the age of 25 in the NBA.

The following list is based on a highly scientific formula a combination of both current and potential production. So without further ado …

1. GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO, 22, Milwaukee Bucks

The Alphabet is the front-runner for MVP through the first month of the season, leading the league in scoring (31.3 points per game) and Player Efficiency Rating. Last season, he led the Bucks in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks, and is on pace to repeat the feat again this year, along with another expected trip to the playoffs.

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