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
3,844 2,444
Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Golden State Warriors

2
3,870 2,039
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Oklahoma City Thunder

3
3,935 1,814
Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Boston Celtics

4
2,940 1,668
Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Houston Rockets

5
2,757 1,287
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Portland Trail Blazers

6
2,575 1,344
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Washington Wizards

7
1,677 1,169
Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Charlotte Hornets

8
1,534 1,636
Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Toronto Raptors

9
1,462 593
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Philadelphia 76ers

10
971 1,255
Mike Conley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Memphis Grizzlies

11
1,526 1,828
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Denver Nuggets

12
1,084 870
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New Orleans Pelicans

13
873 943
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Miami Heat

14
1,026 1,384
Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Lakers

15
1,105 1,832
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

16
878 892
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Milwaukee Bucks

17
880 971
Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Utah Jazz

18
703 1,360
Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Charlotte Hornets

19
684 1,028
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

20
729 550
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Oklahoma City Thunder

21
544 893
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Detroit Pistons

22
492 130
Terry Rozier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Boston Celtics

23
745 340
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Brooklyn Nets

24
569 473
Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added Boston Celtics

25
582 362
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

26
947 94
Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
DanielCherney added Utah Jazz

27
553 269
Dennis Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Dallas Mavericks

28
367 741
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Cleveland Cavaliers

29
423 580
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Minnesota Timberwolves

30
541 228
De'Aaron Fox is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Sacramento Kings

31
403 697
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Atlanta Hawks

32
660 493
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Lakers

33
445 478
Patrick Beverley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

34
375 70
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Portland Trail Blazers

35
229 379
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Indiana Pacers

36
355 457
Shaun Livingston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Golden State Warriors

37
244 621
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Phoenix Suns

38
233 425
Elfrid Payton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
surag added New Orleans Pelicans

39
318 408
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Cleveland Cavaliers

40
312 326
Avery Bradley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Los Angeles Clippers

41
188 596
Michael Carter-Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Houston Rockets

42
287 209
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Milwaukee Bucks

43
233 294
Patty Mills is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
San Antonio Spurs

44
136 500
José Calderón is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Detroit Pistons

45
237 193
Kris Dunn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Chicago Bulls

46
167 356
Trey Burke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New York Knicks

47
209 220
Seth Curry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
1519069879605 added Portland Trail Blazers

48
103 440
Mario Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
Memphis Grizzlies

49
92 409
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
New York Knicks

50
138 273
Dante Exum is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA
aiden-kemp added Utah Jazz