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The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA

Updated February 14, 2020 16.6k votes 2.9k voters 78.1k 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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  • Kawhi Leonard1
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    Kawhi Leonard

    Los Angeles Clippers, Toronto Raptors

    PositionSmall forward

    Age29

    BirthplaceRiverside, California

    Number2

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    #135 of 168 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History#75 of 75 The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

  • LeBron James2
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    LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionPower forward

    Age36

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number23

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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo3
    700
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    Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Milwaukee Bucks

    PositionPower forward

    Age26

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Number34

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  • Kevin Durant4
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    Kevin Durant

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionSmall forward

    Age32

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Number35

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  • Damian Lillard5
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    Damian Lillard

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Number0

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    #2 of 76 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA#94 of 227 The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History

  • James Harden6
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    James Harden

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number13

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  • Jimmy Butler7
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    Jimmy Butler

    Miami Heat

    PositionSmall forward

    Age31

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Number21

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  • Klay Thompson8
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    Klay Thompson

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number11

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    #1427 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time#3 of 86 The Best Second-Generation NBA Players Of All Time

  • Paul George9
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    Paul George

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age30

    BirthplacePalmdale, California

    Number24

  • Bradley Beal10
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    Bradley Beal

    Washington Wizards

    PositionShooting guard

    Age27

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Number3

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    #3 of 87 The Best Washington Wizards of All Time#1 of 56 The Best NBA Players from Missouri

  • C. J. McCollum11
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    C. J. McCollum

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Number3

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  • DeMar DeRozan12
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    DeMar DeRozan

    San Antonio Spurs

    PositionShooting guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceCompton, California

    Number10

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  • Donovan Mitchell13
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    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Number45

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  • Devin Booker14
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    Devin Booker

    Phoenix Suns

    PositionShooting guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceWhitmire, South Carolina

    Number1

  • Draymond Green15
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    Draymond Green

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionPower forward

    Age29

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan

    Number23

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    #119 of 165 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time#83 of 115 The Funniest Professional Athletes

  • Jayson Tatum16
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    Jayson Tatum

    Boston Celtics

    PositionSmall forward

    Number0

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    #7 of 76 The Greatest Duke Basketball Players of All Time#7 of 71 The Best Sleeper Picks For Your Fantasy Basketball Team In 2019-2020

  • Dwyane Wade17
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    Dwyane Wade

    Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

    PositionShooting guard

    Age38

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Number3

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  • Tobias Harris18
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    Tobias Harris

    Philadelphia 76ers

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age28

    BirthplaceIslip, New York

    Number12

  • Jaylen Brown19
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    Jaylen Brown

    Boston Celtics

    PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard

    Number7

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  • Victor Oladipo20
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    Victor Oladipo

    Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceUpper Marlboro, Maryland

    Number4

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    #50 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings#5 of 65 The Greatest Indiana Hoosiers Basketball Players of All Time

  • Eric Gordon21
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    Eric Gordon

    Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Number10

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    #26 of 51 The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters#8 of 99 The Best NBA Players from Indiana

  • Gordon Hayward22
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    Gordon Hayward

    Charlotte Hornets

    PositionSmall forward

    Age30

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Number20

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    #63 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#41 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time

  • Pascal Siakam23
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    Pascal Siakam

    Toronto Raptors

    PositionPower forward

    Number13

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  • Zach LaVine24
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    Zach LaVine

    Chicago Bulls

    PositionGuard

    Age25

    BirthplaceRenton, Washington

    Number8

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  • Andrew Wiggins25
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    Andrew Wiggins

    Minnesota Timberwolves

    PositionSmall forward

    Age25

    BirthplaceMarkham, Thornhill, Canada

    Number22

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