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The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s 

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Updated August 23, 2019 1.6k votes 313 voters 7k views 25 items

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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
Point guard from Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Shooting guard from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
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Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Point guard and Shooting guard from Charlotte, Tennessee, United States of America
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Nate Archibald is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Point guard from New York City, New York
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Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Dave Bing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Point guard from Washington, D.C., United States of America
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Calvin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Point guard from Norwalk, Connecticut
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Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Point guard from New York City, New York
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Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added Point guard from Chicago, Illinois
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Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Norm Nixon Point guard from Macon, Georgia
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World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added Point guard and Shooting guard from Atlanta, Georgia
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Norm Van Lier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Point guard from East Liverpool, Ohio, United States of America
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Kevin Porter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Lucius Allen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Shooting guard from Kansas City, Kansas
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Don Buse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Slick Watts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Point guard from Rolling Fork, Mississippi
21
James Silas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Ernie DiGregorio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Louie Dampier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
danielswartz32 added Point guard and Shooting guard from Indianapolis, Indiana
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Bob Weiss is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
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Clem Haskins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s