athletes The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s  

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The greatest NBA point guards of the 1970s were certainly a diverse group. From Walt "Clyde" Frazier, to "Big O", Lenny Wilkens to "Pistol" Pete. The top 70s point guards of the NBA played the game with a unique style that fans loved. It was an era of silky smooth point guard play. Please look at any of Walt Frazier's fur coats to confirm this. The greatest point guards of the 70s definitely had an impact on the NBA that many still feel today. While many of the best NBA point guards of the 70s didn't win a championship, they still achieved legendary status. The 70s NBA point guard helped set the stage for the game's explosion in popularity the following decade. With that, here's a list of the greatest point guards of the 1970s. Truly a group that is among the best PGs to ever play basketball.
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Walt Frazier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Walt Frazier age 72

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25 3
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added Jerry West age 79

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32 6
Nate Archibald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s

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33 8
Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s

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30 7
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Pete Maravich Died at 41 (1947-1988)

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25 7
Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Earl Monroe age 73

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18 4
Dave Bing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Dave Bing age 74

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14 4
Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Jo Jo White age 71

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10 2
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Gail Goodrich age 74

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12 5
Calvin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Calvin Murphy age 69

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9 3
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Lenny Wilkens age 80

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9 3
Norm Van Lier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Norm Van Lier Died at 62 (1947-2009)

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7 2
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Dennis Johnson Died at 53 (1954-2007)

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6 2
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Norm Nixon age 62

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8 6
Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added Maurice Cheeks age 61

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4 3
Slick Watts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Slick Watts age 66

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3 2
Lucius Allen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Lucius Allen age 70

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4 4
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added World B. Free age 64

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3 3
Kevin Porter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Kevin Porter age 67

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2 2
Clem Haskins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Clem Haskins age 74

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2 5
Don Buse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Don Buse age 67

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1 5
Bob Weiss is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Bob Weiss age 75

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0 4
Ernie DiGregorio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s