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The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA 

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Updated February 14, 2020 26.1k votes 2.7k voters 74.7k views 55 items

List Rules Vote up the best wing players in the NBA today.

Who are the best wing players in the NBA today? This list includes some of the top NBA players of all time. These wings have incredible talent at their position on the court, and they're always a huge threat. Who is the top NBA swingman? You decide, with your votes and reranks. The thing about being a great NBA wing player is this: A player has to be amazingly versatile. They must be a great shooter and a great passer. They have to get the whole picture at all times, anticipating the best options, often in crunch time situations.

For this reason, several notable names on this list of great wing players are also among the greatest offensive players in NBA history. They are, quite honestly, often human highlight reels. Interested in voting on some more excellent NBA lists? Check out these lists of the power forwards and shooting guards in basketball. While you're at it, vote for the top current NBA players and best current NBA coaches, too.

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1
Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard and Small forward from Riverside, California

Teams: Los Angeles Clippers

Age: 28

Number: 2

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2
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Small forward and Power forward from Akron, Ohio, United States of America

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers

Age: 35

Number: 23

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3
Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Small forward from Washington, D.C., United States of America

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Age: 31

Number: 35

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The Best KD 10 Colorways, Ranked #1,928 of 2,166 The Best Athletes Of All Time #28 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today

4
Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Small forward and Point forward from Athens, Greece

Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

Age: 25

Number: 34

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#1 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #47 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #162 of 242 The Best White Players in NBA History

5
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from Los Angeles, California

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Age: 29

Number: 11

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#18 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #71 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #18 of 98 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today

6
James Harden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from Los Angeles, California

Teams: Houston Rockets

Age: 30

Number: 13

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7
Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Small forward from Houston, Texas

Teams: Miami Heat

Age: 30

Number: 21

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#27 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #90 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #41 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings

8
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard and Small forward from Palmdale, California

Teams: Los Angeles Clippers

Age: 29

Number: 24

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#12 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #67 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #29 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings

9
DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from Compton, California

Teams: San Antonio Spurs

Age: 30

Number: 10

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#35 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #93 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #34 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings

10
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
-1458753267137 added Point guard from Oakland, California

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

Age: 29

Number: 0

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#9 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #64 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #28 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings

11
Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Teams: Washington Wizards

Age: 26

Number: 3

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#20 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #153 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #39 of 178 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
voting closed at #12 Point guard and Shooting guard from Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Teams: Miami Heat

Age: 37

Number: 3

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#1,933 of 2,166 The Best Athletes Of All Time #23 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #53 of 98 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today

13
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from Canton, Ohio, United States of America

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

Age: 28

Number: 3

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#22 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #189 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #85 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings

14
Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Small forward from Indianapolis, Indiana

Teams: Boston Celtics

Age: 29

Number: 20

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#38 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #160 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #20 of 242 The Best White Players in NBA History

15
Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Power forward from Saginaw, Michigan

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Age: 29

Number: 23

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16
Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
JoeAzar added Small Forward from Markham, Thornhill, Canada

Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age: 24

Number: 22

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17
Tobias Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Small forward and Power forward from Islip, New York

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers

Age: 27

Number: 12

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#45 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #356 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #90 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings

18
Eric Gordon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from Indianapolis, Indiana

Teams: Houston Rockets

Age: 31

Number: 10

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#53 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #336 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #162 of 178 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

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Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
cc16983 added Donovan Mitchell

Teams: Utah Jazz

Number: 45

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#11 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #294 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #85 of 92 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today

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Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from Whitmire, South Carolina

Teams: Phoenix Suns

Age: 28

Number: 1

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#15 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #327 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #5 of 148 The Greatest Kentucky Basketball Players of All Time

21
Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard from Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Teams: Indiana Pacers

Age: 27

Number: 4

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#772 of 2,166 The Best Athletes Of All Time #16 of 320 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today #209 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time

22
Jabari Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
JoeAzar added Power forward and Small forward from Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Teams: Atlanta Hawks

Age: 24

Number: 5

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Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
24
Andre Iguodala is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Small forward from Springfield, Illinois

Teams: Memphis Grizzlies

Age: 35

Number: 9

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Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
Shooting guard and Small forward from Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America

Teams: Atlanta Hawks

Age: 42

Number: 25

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