Basketball The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time  

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Big fan of New York basketball? Then check out this list of New York Knicks point guards with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every point guard from throughout New York Knicks history, including current point guards and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA point guards of all time, the best Knicks PGs include Walt Frazier, Mark Jackson, Micheal Ray Richardson, and Stephon Marbury.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current NY Knicks starting PGs and backup PGs are Ramon Sessions, Jarrett Jack, and Frank Ntilikina. 

Who are the best point guards in New York Knicks history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of New York Knicks point guard.

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Walt Frazier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

Walter "Clyde" Frazier is an American former basketball player in the National Basketball Association. As their floor general, he led the New York Knicks to the franchise's only two ...more

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48 19
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 2001, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

Mark A. Jackson is a former NBA player and American basketball coach who was most recently the head coach of the Golden State Warriors of the NBA. A point guard from St. John's University, he ...more

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40 19
Stephon Marbury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons:  2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Stephon Xavier Marbury is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association. He has won three championships with Beijing ...more

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31 16
Derek Harper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

Derek Ricardo Harper is a retired American professional basketball player. A Second-Team All-American at the University of Illinois, he was the 11th overall pick of the 1983 NBA Draft and spent ...more

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23 15
Micheal Ray Richardson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

Micheal "Sugar" Ray Richardson is an American former professional basketball player and head coach. He most recently was head coach of London Lightning of the National Basketball ...more

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23 15
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2017

Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He played one year of college ...more

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20 12
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Aaron Jamal Crawford (born March 20, 1980) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Crawford played his high school ...more

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20 14
Charlie Ward is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

Charlie Ward, Jr. is a retired American professional NBA basketball player, college football Heisman Trophy winner, Davey O'Brien Award winner and a Major League Baseball draftee. Despite his ...more

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33 28
Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2012

Jeremy Shu-How Lin (born August 23, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He unexpectedly led a winning ...more

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20 16
Dick McGuire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950

Richard Joseph "Dick" McGuire was an American professional basketball player and coach. One of the premier guards of the 1950s, McGuire spent eleven seasons in the NBA, eight with the ...more

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18 15
Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2011

Raymond Bernard Felton, Jr. is an American professional basketball point guard who currently plays with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Felton played college ...more

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Chris Duhon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

Chris Nicholas Duhon is an American former professional basketball player and current assistant coach for the Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball team. Duhon was a point guard for the Duke ...more

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13 10
Ray Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

Thomas Ray Williams was an American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association from 1977 to 1987. Born in Mount Vernon, New York, he was the younger brother ...more

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16 14
Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2011

Chauncey Ray Billups is a retired American professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association. A star at the University of Colorado, he was chosen third ...more

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15 13
Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

Jarrett Matthew Jack is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. At 6'3" tall and weighing 200 lbs, he ...more

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Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers is an American basketball coach and former player. He is the current head coach and President of Basketball Operations for the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers. A ...more

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15 15
Greg Anthony is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

Gregory Carlton "Greg" Anthony is an American former National Basketball Association basketball player and was a television analyst for CBS Sports. Anthony also contributes to Yahoo! ...more

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17 18
Chris Childs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time
Chris Childs

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

Chris Childs is an American former professional basketball player, who played primarily at the guard position.

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Howard Eisley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

Howard Jonathan Eisley is a retired American professional basketball point guard and current assistant coach for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. Born in Detroit, ...more

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Rory Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

Rory Darnell Sparrow is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. Sparrow played at Eastside High School in Paterson, New Jersey, and was an inaugual inductee into ...more

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9 10
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2012

Baron Walter Louis Davis is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He last played for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. A two-time ...more

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7 9
Darrell Walker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

Darrell Walker is an American professional basketball coach and retired player. At 6'4" and 180 lb, he played as a guard. He attended Chicago's Corliss High School. After playing college ...more

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8 11
Brandon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2017

Brandon Byron Jennings is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. Jennings was a highly acclaimed high ...more

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9 14
Gerald Henderson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987

Jerome McKinley "Gerald" Henderson, Sr. is a retired American basketball player. He was a combo guard who had a 13-year career in the National Basketball Association from 1979 until ...more

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9 14
Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990

Maurice Edward "Mo" Cheeks is an American retired professional basketball player. He was previously an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was the head coach of the ...more