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.

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.

list ordered by

1
3,833 2,437
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Golden State Warriors

2
3,925 1,807
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Boston Celtics

3
3,863 2,027
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Oklahoma City Thunder

4
2,927 1,666
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Houston Rockets

5
2,749 1,284
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Portland Trail Blazers

6
2,568 1,341
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Washington Wizards

7
1,672 1,167
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Charlotte Hornets

8
1,530 1,634
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Toronto Raptors

9
1,451 591
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Philadelphia 76ers

10
970 1,248
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Memphis Grizzlies

11
1,525 1,822
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Denver Nuggets

12
1,079 869
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New Orleans Pelicans

13
1,025 1,381
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Lakers

14
871 943
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Miami Heat

15
1,103 1,829
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

16
876 891
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Milwaukee Bucks

17
878 969
Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Utah Jazz

18
702 1,358
Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Charlotte Hornets

19
684 1,026
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

20
726 547
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Oklahoma City Thunder

21
543 891
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Detroit Pistons

22
487 130
Terry Rozier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Boston Celtics

23
742 339
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Brooklyn Nets

24
568 471
Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Boston Celtics

25
581 360
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

26
942 94
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
DanielCherney added Utah Jazz

27
550 269
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dallas Mavericks

28
367 738
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Cleveland Cavaliers

29
422 579
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

30
402 696
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Atlanta Hawks

31
539 228
De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Sacramento Kings

32
657 492
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Lakers

33
444 478
Patrick Beverley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

34
374 70
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Portland Trail Blazers

35
229 378
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Indiana Pacers

36
355 456
Shaun Livingston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Golden State Warriors

37
244 620
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Phoenix Suns

38
233 424
Elfrid Payton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added New Orleans Pelicans

39
318 407
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Cleveland Cavaliers

40
312 325
Avery Bradley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

41
188 595
Michael Carter-Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Houston Rockets

42
287 208
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Milwaukee Bucks

43
232 294
Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
San Antonio Spurs

44
136 499
José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Detroit Pistons

45
237 192
Kris Dunn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Chicago Bulls

46
167 355
Trey Burke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New York Knicks

47
209 219
Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
1519069879605 added Portland Trail Blazers

48
103 439
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Memphis Grizzlies

49
92 408
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New York Knicks

50
138 272
Dante Exum is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
aiden-kemp added Utah Jazz