NBA 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.
list ordered by

1
84 20
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Died at 41 (1947-1988)

2
97 31
Walt Frazier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 73

3
69 15
Nate Archibald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s

4
73 18
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added age 80

5
84 25
Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s

6
58 12
Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 74

7
35 13
Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 72

8
32 11
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 75

9
37 15
Dave Bing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 75

10
30 11
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Died at 53 (1954-2007)

11
31 12
Calvin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 70

12
27 11
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 81

13
25 11
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added age 65

14
24 12
Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added age 62

15
17 8
Kevin Porter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 68

16
18 10
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 63

17
20 15
Norm Van Lier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Died at 62 (1947-2009)

18
13 10
Lucius Allen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 71

19
12 11
Don Buse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 68

20
9 13
Ernie DiGregorio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s

21
12 17
Slick Watts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 67

22
6 12
Clem Haskins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 75

23
5 12
Bob Weiss is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 76