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
3,860 2,454
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Golden State Warriors

2
3,889 2,048
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Oklahoma City Thunder

3
3,957 1,823
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Boston Celtics

4
2,960 1,673
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Houston Rockets

5
2,772 1,287
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Portland Trail Blazers

6
2,587 1,349
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Washington Wizards

7
1,689 1,171
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Charlotte Hornets

8
1,545 1,638
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Toronto Raptors

9
1,472 594
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Philadelphia 76ers

10
975 1,259
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Memphis Grizzlies

11
1,530 1,831
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Denver Nuggets

12
1,090 871
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New Orleans Pelicans

13
877 944
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Miami Heat

14
1,031 1,386
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Lakers

15
1,109 1,836
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

16
882 892
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Milwaukee Bucks

17
885 973
Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Utah Jazz

18
706 1,362
Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Charlotte Hornets

19
687 1,029
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

20
731 551
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Oklahoma City Thunder

21
546 895
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Detroit Pistons

22
496 130
Terry Rozier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Boston Celtics

23
585 362
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

24
571 474
Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Boston Celtics

25
556 269
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dallas Mavericks

26
746 341
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Brooklyn Nets

27
954 94
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
DanielCherney added Utah Jazz

28
543 229
De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Sacramento Kings

29
661 495
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Lakers

30
425 581
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

31
367 743
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Cleveland Cavaliers

32
404 698
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Atlanta Hawks

33
447 479
Patrick Beverley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

34
377 70
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Portland Trail Blazers

35
229 380
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Indiana Pacers

36
355 458
Shaun Livingston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Golden State Warriors

37
244 622
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Phoenix Suns

38
288 210
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Milwaukee Bucks

39
234 425
Elfrid Payton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added New Orleans Pelicans

40
318 409
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Cleveland Cavaliers

41
313 326
Avery Bradley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

42
188 597
Michael Carter-Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Houston Rockets

43
233 295
Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
San Antonio Spurs

44
136 501
José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Detroit Pistons

45
238 193
Kris Dunn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Chicago Bulls

46
167 357
Trey Burke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New York Knicks

47
211 220
Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
1519069879605 added Portland Trail Blazers

48
103 441
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Memphis Grizzlies

49
92 410
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New York Knicks

50
139 273
Dante Exum is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
aiden-kemp added Utah Jazz