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The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

Updated October 13, 2020 158.7k votes 16.6k voters 121.1k 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
    5,835
    2,883

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Stephen Curry2
    7,681
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Kemba Walker3
    4,344
    2,283

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Trae Young4
    1,400
    495

    Trae Young

    Atlanta Hawks

    PositionPoint guard

    Number11

    Rayford Trae Young (born September 19, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Jamal Murray5
    1,119
    378

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • D'Angelo Russell6
    2,622
    1,039

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Ja Morant7
    340
    70

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • De'aaron Fox8
    2,334
    928

    De'aaron Fox

    Sacramento Kings

    PositionPoint guard

    De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Kyrie Irving9
    6,999
    3,924

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Russell Westbrook10
    6,827
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Luka Dončić11
    324
    38

    Luka Dončić

    Dallas Mavericks

    PositionGuard, Small forward

    Number11

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

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  • Donovan Mitchell12
    2,455
    396

    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Number45

    Donovan Vernell Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Ben Simmons13
    3,424
    1,822

    Ben Simmons

    Philadelphia 76ers

    PositionPoint guard/forward

    Number12

    Benjamin David Simmons (born 20 July 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • C. J. McCollum14
    1,249
    401

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Chris Paul15
    4,734
    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Jrue Holiday16
    2,432
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander17
    262
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Lou Williams18
    1,552
    832

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Spencer Dinwiddie19
    662
    326

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Malcolm Brogdon20
    818
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Terry Rozier21
    1,148
    759

    Terry Rozier

    Charlotte Hornets

    PositionPoint guard

    Number3

    Terry William Rozier III (born March 17, 1994) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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  • Fred VanVleet22
    157
    31

    Fred VanVleet

    Toronto Raptor

    PositionPoint guard

    Number23

    Fredderick Edmund VanVleet (born February 25, 1994) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • John Wall23
    3,817
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Lonzo Ball24
    1,592
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Devonte' Graham25
    118
    43

    Devonte' Graham

    Charlotte Hornets

    PositionPoint guard

    Number4

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

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