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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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Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Dec. at 41 (1947-1988)
2
Walt Frazier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 74
3
Nate Archibald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
4
Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
5
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added age 81
6
Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 75
7
Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 73
8
Dave Bing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 76
9
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Dec. at 53 (1954-2007)
10
Calvin Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 71
11
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 76
12
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 82
13
Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added age 63
14
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
slaft added age 66
15
Kevin Porter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 69
16
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 64
17
Norm Van Lier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
Dec. at 62 (1947-2009)
18
Don Buse is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 69
19
Lucius Allen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 72
20
Louie Dampier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
danielswartz32 added age 75
21
James Silas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
danielswartz32 added age 70
22
Slick Watts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 68
23
Ernie DiGregorio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
24
Bob Weiss is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 77
25
Clem Haskins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s
age 76