Point Guards The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA  

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Who are the best point guards currently in the NBA? Certainly, this list includes some of the greatest point guards playing right now, and potentially some of the top NBA players of all time. Having an awesome point guard gives any NBA team a huge advantage. It's a deep position, one often filled by a true leader. Vote for the current point guards that you think are the most important, key players for their respective teams, and if your favorite player isn't listed, add him. You can also re-rank this list of point guards in any order you want.

Outstanding point guards who are currently playing in the NBA are certainly among the overall top current NBA players too (Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, Derrick Rose, and Kyrie Irving come to mind immediately).

The highly skilled NBA players on this list can make or break a team's performance on the court. They are lightning fast players who manage to effectively defend the perimeter. These point guards are expert ball handlers who are able to think very quickly and react so fast that the opponent is left completely off kilter.

For more great NBA voting fun, check out these lists of the greatest shooting guards and offensive players in NBA history, along with the most clutch NBA players today.

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1,253 560
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder

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2
1,250 729
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors

3
1,037 547
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

4
914 650
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

5
870 473
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
John Wall Washington Wizards

6
780 494
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers

7
781 299
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Isaiah Thomas Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics

8
509 451
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kyle Lowry Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

9
352 320
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Mike Conley, Jr. Memphis Grizzlies

10
460 327
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kemba Walker Charlotte Hornets

11
497 654
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Derrick Rose Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks

12
365 407
Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs

13
253 196
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Eric Bledsoe Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns

14
391 539
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Rajon Rondo Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls

15
215 246
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Goran Dragić Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat

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294 390
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jeff Teague Atlanta Hawks, Indiana Pacers

17
222 397
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jrue Holiday Philadelphia 76ers, New Orleans Pelicans

18
210 408
Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Ricky Rubio Minnesota Timberwolves

19
221 319
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Reggie Jackson Oklahoma City Thunder, Detroit Pistons

20
153 180
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
George Hill Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz

21
141 298
Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Ty Lawson Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings

22
133 83
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dennis Schröder Atlanta Hawks

23
135 316
Deron Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Deron Williams Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks

24
143 204
Monta Ellis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Monta Ellis Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers

25
133 245
Brandon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Brandon Jennings Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons

26
127 176
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Brandon Knight Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns

27
153 139
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jamal Crawford New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers

28
135 103
Patrick Beverley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Patrick Beverley Houston Rockets

29
139 207
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jeremy Lin New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets

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109 165
Michael Carter-Williams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Michael Carter-Williams Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls

31
136 207
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Nate Robinson New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets

32
111 89
Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Marcus Smart Boston Celtics

33
111 103
Shaun Livingston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Shaun Livingston Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors

34
79 119
Elfrid Payton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Elfrid Payton Orlando Magic

35
82 33
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
D'Angelo Russell Los Angeles Lakers

36
113 91
Avery Bradley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Avery Bradley Boston Celtics

37
59 192
José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
José Calderón Toronto Raptors, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers

38
57 129
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Darren Collison New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Sacramento Kings

39
79 100
Louis Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Louis Williams Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Lakers

40
55 158
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Mario Chalmers Miami Heat, Memphis Grizzlies

41
53 75
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jordan Clarkson Los Angeles Lakers

42
41 164
Greivis Vásquez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Greivis Vásquez New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks

43
41 150
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jarrett Jack Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, Atlanta Hawks

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50 119
Trey Burke is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Trey Burke Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards

45
64 65
Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Patty Mills Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs

46
56 154
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kirk Hinrich Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards

47
44 33
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

48
41 109
D. J. Augustin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
D. J. Augustin Charlotte Bobcats, Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder

49
55 135
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Andre Miller Philadelphia 76ers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets

50
42 69
Matthew Dellavedova is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Matthew Dellavedova Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks