NBA The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA  

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List Rules Only players currently competing in the NBA.

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, Stephen Curry, and Kyrie Irving come to mind immediately). You also can't forget about the 2017-2018 rookie PGs, like Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, and De'Aaron Fox.

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.

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3,421 2,171
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors

2
3,437 1,798
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder

3
3,447 1,594
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics

4
2,608 1,505
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Chris Paul Houston Rockets

5
2,454 1,188
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers

6
2,308 1,256
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
John Wall Washington Wizards

7
1,496 1,051
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kemba Walker Charlotte Hornets

8
1,409 1,454
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kyle Lowry Toronto Raptors

9
1,258 470
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers

10
873 1,116
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Mike Conley, Jr. Memphis Grizzlies

11
1,427 1,630
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Isaiah Thomas Denver Nuggets

12
930 792
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jrue Holiday New Orleans Pelicans

13
778 848
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Goran Dragić Miami Heat

14
917 1,251
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Rajon Rondo Los Angeles Lakers

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786 807
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Eric Bledsoe Milwaukee Bucks

16
988 1,702
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Derrick Rose Minnesota Timberwolves

17
779 883
Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Ricky Rubio Utah Jazz

18
662 1,230
Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Tony Parker Charlotte Hornets

19
639 933
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jeff Teague Minnesota Timberwolves

20
627 478
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dennis Schröder Oklahoma City Thunder

21
503 801
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Reggie Jackson Detroit Pistons

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611 295
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
D'Angelo Russell Brooklyn Nets

23
505 398
Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Marcus Smart Boston Celtics

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497 323
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Lou Williams Los Angeles Clippers

25
360 89
Terry Rozier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Terry Rozier Boston Celtics

26
762 75
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
DanielCherney added Donovan Mitchell Utah Jazz

27
350 650
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
George Hill Cleveland Cavaliers

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478 230
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dennis Smith Dallas Mavericks

The Most Clutch NBA Players Today

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389 524
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jamal Crawford Minnesota Timberwolves

30
363 631
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jeremy Lin Atlanta Hawks

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450 209
De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
De'aaron Fox Sacramento Kings

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561 428
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers

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401 438
Patrick Beverley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Patrick Beverley Los Angeles Clippers

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325 400
Shaun Livingston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Shaun Livingston Golden State Warriors

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209 336
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Darren Collison Indiana Pacers

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231 567
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Brandon Knight Phoenix Suns

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296 367
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jordan Clarkson Cleveland Cavaliers

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286 58
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
C. J. McCollum Portland Trail Blazers

39
285 292
Avery Bradley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Avery Bradley Los Angeles Clippers

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212 385
Elfrid Payton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Elfrid Payton New Orleans Pelicans

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179 542
Michael Carter-Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Michael Carter-Williams Houston Rockets

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254 183
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Malcolm Brogdon Milwaukee Bucks

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211 264
Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Patty Mills San Antonio Spurs

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128 456
José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
José Calderón Detroit Pistons

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152 316
Trey Burke is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Trey Burke New York Knicks

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177 185
Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
1519069879605 added Seth Curry Portland Trail Blazers

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191 175
Kris Dunn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kris Dunn Chicago Bulls

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96 398
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Mario Chalmers Memphis Grizzlies

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84 373
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jarrett Jack New York Knicks

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129 239
Dante Exum is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
aiden-kemp added Dante Exum Utah Jazz