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The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA

Updated February 14, 2020 16.6k votes 2.9k voters 76.8k views53 items

List RulesVote 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
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    Kawhi Leonard

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age28

    BirthplaceRiverside, California

    Number2

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  • 2
    Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
    727
    147

    Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Milwaukee Bucks

    PositionSmall forward, Point forward

    Age26

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Number34

  • 3
    LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    486

    LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age35

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number23

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  • 4
    Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    367

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    Dwyane Wade

    Miami Heat

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age37

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Number3

  • 5
    Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    428

    Kevin Durant

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionSmall forward

    Age31

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Number35

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  • 6
    Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    118

    Damian Lillard

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionPoint guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Number0

  • 7
    James Harden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    298

    James Harden

    Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number13

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  • 8
    Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    250

    Jimmy Butler

    Miami Heat

    PositionSmall forward

    Age30

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Number21

  • 9
    Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    290

    Klay Thompson

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number11

  • 10
    Paul George is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    335

    Paul George

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age29

    BirthplacePalmdale, California

    Number24

  • 11
    Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    124

    Bradley Beal

    Washington Wizards

    PositionShooting guard

    Age26

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Number3

  • 12
    C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    118

    C. J. McCollum

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Number3

  • 13
    DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    316

    DeMar DeRozan

    San Antonio Spurs

    PositionShooting guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceCompton, California

    Number10

  • 14
    Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    13

    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Number45

  • 15
    Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    15

    Devin Booker

    Phoenix Suns

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceWhitmire, South Carolina

    Number1

  • 16
    Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    182

    Draymond Green

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionPower forward

    Age29

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan

    Number23

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  • 17
    Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    1

    Jayson Tatum

    Boston Celtics

    PositionSmall forward

    Number0

  • 18
    Tobias Harris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    87

    Tobias Harris

    Philadelphia 76ers

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age27

    BirthplaceIslip, New York

    Number12

  • 19
    Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    15

    Jaylen Brown

    Boston Celtics

    PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard

    Number7

  • 20
    Eric Gordon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    108

    Eric Gordon

    Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Number10

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  • 21
    Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    17

    Victor Oladipo

    Indiana Pacers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age27

    BirthplaceUpper Marlboro, Maryland

    Number4

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  • 22
    Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    Gordon Hayward

    Boston Celtics

    PositionSmall forward

    Age29

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Number20

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  • 23
    Pascal Siakam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    8

    Pascal Siakam

    Toronto Raptors

    PositionPower forward

    Number13

  • 24
    Andrew Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
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    192

    Andrew Wiggins

    Minnesota Timberwolves

    PositionSmall forward

    Age24

    BirthplaceMarkham, Thornhill, Canada

    Number22

  • 25
    Khris Middleton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA
    60
    14

    Khris Middleton

    Milwaukee Bucks

    PositionSmall forward, Forward

    Age28

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Number32

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