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.

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1
2,946 1,864
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors

2
2,915 1,353
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics

3
2,955 1,536
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder

4
2,210 1,316
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Chris Paul Los Angeles Clippers

5
2,078 1,010
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers

6
1,953 1,110
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
John Wall Washington Wizards

7
1,243 877
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kemba Walker Charlotte Hornets

8
1,210 1,208
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Kyle Lowry Toronto Raptors

9
1,011 324
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers

10
1,309 1,407
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Isaiah Thomas Cleveland Cavaliers

11
740 980
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Mike Conley, Jr. Memphis Grizzlies

12
667 736
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Goran Dragić Miami Heat

13
794 1,129
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Rajon Rondo New Orleans Pelicans

14
741 726
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jrue Holiday New Orleans Pelicans

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

15
882 1,514
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Derrick Rose Cleveland Cavaliers

16
668 721
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Eric Bledsoe Phoenix Suns

17
654 803
Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Ricky Rubio Utah Jazz

18
616 1,084
Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs

19
576 843
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jeff Teague Minnesota Timberwolves

20
501 417
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dennis Schröder Atlanta Hawks

21
434 712
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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22
388 276
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Lou Williams Los Angeles Clippers

23
316 568
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
George Hill Sacramento Kings

24
416 331
Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Marcus Smart Boston Celtics

25
482 244
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
D'Angelo Russell Brooklyn Nets

26
522 52
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
344 463
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jamal Crawford Minnesota Timberwolves

28
311 567
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jeremy Lin Brooklyn Nets

The Most Clutch NBA Players Today

29
379 196
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dennis Smith Dallas Mavericks

30
351 391
Patrick Beverley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Patrick Beverley Los Angeles Clippers

31
365 173
De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
De'aaron Fox Sacramento Kings

32
446 357
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers

33
277 353
Shaun Livingston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Shaun Livingston Golden State Warriors

34
217 518
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Brandon Knight Phoenix Suns

35
173 306
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Darren Collison Indiana Pacers

The Best To Do Apps

36
191 346
Elfrid Payton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Elfrid Payton Orlando Magic

37
168 484
Michael Carter-Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Michael Carter-Williams Charlotte Hornets

38
262 330
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jordan Clarkson Los Angeles Lakers

39
248 269
Avery Bradley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Avery Bradley Detroit Pistons

40
193 233
Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Patty Mills San Antonio Spurs

41
205 48
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

42
209 167
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Malcolm Brogdon Milwaukee Bucks

The Stories Behind The Best Nicknames In Major League Baseball

43
120 415
José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
José Calderón Cleveland Cavaliers

44
229 71
Terry Rozier is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Terry Rozier Boston Celtics

45
128 295
Trey Burke is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Trey Burke New York Knicks

46
140 158
Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
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47
153 153
Kris Dunn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

48
92 363
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Mario Chalmers Memphis Grizzlies

49
79 342
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Jarrett Jack Brooklyn Nets

50
174 55
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
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