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The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

Updated October 13, 2020 158.9k votes 16.6k voters 121.3k views76 items

List RulesVote up the top point guards in the league today.

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 players at PG 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 up-and-coming stars like Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Collin Sexton, Trae Young, and De'Anthony Melton, who are all leaving their mark on the 2019-20 season.

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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  • Damian Lillard1
    5,839
    2,897

    Damian Lillard

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Number0

    Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is an American professional basketball player for the Portland...  more
  • Stephen Curry2
    7,699
    4,085

    Stephen Curry

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number30

    Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II ( STEF-ən; born March 14, 1988) is an American professional...  more

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  • Kemba Walker3
    4,347
    2,291

    Kemba Walker

    Boston Celtics

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Number15

    Kemba Hudley Walker (born May 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • Trae Young4
    1,404
    500

    Trae Young

    Atlanta Hawks

    PositionPoint guard

    Number11

    Rayford Trae Young (born September 19, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • Jamal Murray5
    1,122
    384

    Jamal Murray

    Denver Nuggets

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age23

    Number27

    Jamal Murray (born February 23, 1997) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the...  more

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  • D'Angelo Russell6
    2,623
    1,044

    D'Angelo Russell

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionPoint guard

    Age24

    Number1

    D'Angelo Danté Russell (born February 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Ja Morant7
    347
    72

    Ja Morant

    Memphis Grizzlies

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceDalzell, South Carolina, USA

    Number12

    Temetrius Jamel "Ja" Morant (born August 10, 1999) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • De'aaron Fox8
    2,335
    932

    De'aaron Fox

    Sacramento Kings

    PositionPoint guard

    De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • Kyrie Irving9
    7,008
    3,927

    Kyrie Irving

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Number11

    Kyrie Andrew Irving (; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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  • Russell Westbrook10
    6,831
    3,833

    Russell Westbrook

    Washington Wizards

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    Number0

    Russell Westbrook III (born November 12, 1988) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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  • Luka Dončić11
    335
    40

    Luka Dončić

    Dallas Mavericks

    PositionGuard, Small forward

    Number11

    Luka Dončić (born February 28, 1999) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for the...  more

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  • Donovan Mitchell12
    2,456
    397

    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Number45

    Donovan Vernell Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • Ben Simmons13
    3,428
    1,823

    Ben Simmons

    Philadelphia 76ers

    PositionPoint guard/forward

    Number12

    Benjamin David Simmons (born 20 July 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for...  more
  • C. J. McCollum14
    1,250
    404

    C. J. McCollum

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Number3

    Christian James McCollum (born September 19, 1991) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • Chris Paul15
    4,741
    3,624

    Chris Paul

    Phoenix Suns

    PositionPoint guard

    Age35

    BirthplaceWinston-Salem, North Carolina

    Number3

    Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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  • Jrue Holiday16
    2,435
    1,979

    Jrue Holiday

    New Orleans Pelicans

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceChatsworth, Los Angeles, California

    Number11

    Jrue Randall Holiday (; born June 12, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander17
    264
    87

    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

    Oklahoma City Thunder

    PositionGuard

    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    Number2

    Shaivonte Aician Gilgeous-Alexander (born July 12, 1998) is a Canadian professional basketball...  more
  • Lou Williams18
    1,552
    835

    Lou Williams

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age34

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee

    Number23

    Louis Williams may refer to: Louis Williams (American football) (born 1979), American...  more
  • Spencer Dinwiddie19
    662
    327

    Spencer Dinwiddie

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age22

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number26

    Spencer Dinwiddie (born April 6, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more

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  • Malcolm Brogdon20
    821
    486

    Malcolm Brogdon

    Indiana Pacers

    PositionShooting guard, Point guard

    BirthplaceNorcross, Georgia

    Number22

    Malcolm Moses Adams Brogdon (born December 11, 1992) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • Terry Rozier21
    1,150
    759

    Terry Rozier

    Charlotte Hornets

    PositionPoint guard

    Number3

    Terry William Rozier III (born March 17, 1994) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Fred VanVleet22
    158
    31

    Fred VanVleet

    Toronto Raptor

    PositionPoint guard

    Number23

    Fredderick Edmund VanVleet (born February 25, 1994) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • John Wall23
    3,820
    3,356

    John Wall

    Washington Wizards

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

    Number2

    Johnathan Hildred Wall Jr. (born September 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • Lonzo Ball24
    1,593
    1,252

    Lonzo Ball

    New Orleans Pelicans

    PositionPoint Guard

    Number2

    Lonzo Anderson Ball (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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  • Devonte' Graham25
    118
    45

    Devonte' Graham

    Charlotte Hornets

    PositionPoint guard

    Number4

    Devonte' Terrell Graham is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte...  more

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