Every NBA team's best player under 25, ranked

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20. C Nic Claxton, Brooklyn Nets (24)

Nic Claxton is a formidable big man in Brooklyn, a nightly double-double threat who can bring some significant rim protection to a team. He's been less efficient than he was a year ago, but the frontcourt has shown vast potential when Claxton is paired with another young big man, Noah Clowney. He is on the literal verge of 25 - the big man hits the milestone on Apr. 17.

19. F Jonathan Kuminga, Golden State Warriors (21)

When the Golden State Warriors tried the parralel track of contending and developing its next core, most of it didn't pan out. The exception was forward Jonathan Kuminga, whose name popped up in trade rumors around the deadline. Golden State is wise to keep the 21-year-old around. He's averaging 16.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game and is one of the only sure things when the Splash Brothers era finally ends.

18. F Keegan Murray, Sacramento Kings (23)

Perhaps as a result of playing in Sacramento - future home of the Oakland A's!—Keegan Murray flies under the radar. He's also not Domantas Sabonis or De'Aaron Fox. But he is an iron man who is averaging 15.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. If he's the third member of the Kings' Big Three indefinitely, Sac Town is in good shape.

17. G Tyler Herro, Miami Heat (24)

Injuries have robbed the Miami Heat of the best version of him, but Tyler Herro can still be a flashy offensive player and one of the more lethal shooters in the league. He's only played in about half of the games this season, but he's averaging 21 points in the contests he plays while hitting 39.4 percent of his threes, both above his career norms.

16. F Jalen Johnson, Atlanta Hawks (22)

The Atlanta Hawks haven't blossomed under the duo guard tandem of Trae Young and Dejounte Murray, but at least Jalen Johnson is having a breakout year. The wing is averaging 16 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Unfortunately for Atlanta, Johnson won't be available during the play-in tournament after spraining his right ankle.