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The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time 

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Updated December 20, 2019 1.9k votes 368 voters 13.6k views 32 items

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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 (born March 29, 1945) is an American former basketball player in the National Basketball Association. As their floor general, he led the New York Knicks to the ...more

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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 Arrol Jackson (born April 1, 1965) is an American former National Basketball Association (NBA) player and coach. A point guard from St. John's University, he played for the New York Knicks, ...more

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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 (born February 20, 1977) is an American former basketball player. He was selected out of Georgia Tech by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 4th overall pick in the 1996 NBA ...more

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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 (born October 13, 1961) 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 ...more
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Micheal Ray Richardson ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time
Micheal Ray Richardson

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

Micheal "Sugar" Ray Richardson (born April 11, 1955) is an American former professional basketball player and head coach. He most recently was head coach of London Lightning of the ...more

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Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 6 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 Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He unexpectedly led a winning ...more

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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 who last played for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for ...more

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Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2017

Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college ...more

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Dick McGuire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

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

Richard Joseph McGuire (January 26, 1926 – February 3, 2010) was an American professional basketball player and coach. One of the premier guards of the 1950s, McGuire spent eleven seasons in the ...more

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

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers (born October 13, 1961) is an American basketball coach and former player who is the head coach for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball ...more

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Charlie Ward is listed (or ranked) 11 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. (born October 12, 1970) is an American retired professional basketball player, college football Heisman Trophy winner and Davey O'Brien Award winner and a National Basketball ...more

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

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

Gregory Carlton Anthony (born November 15, 1967) is an American former professional basketball player who is a television analyst for NBA TV and Turner Sports. He played 12 seasons in the ...more

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

Seasons: 2011

Chauncey Ray Billups (born September 25, 1976) is retired American professional basketball player. He played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A star at the University of ...more

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

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

Chris Childs (born November 20, 1967) is an American former professional basketball player, who played primarily at the guard position.
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Ray Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

Thomas Ray Williams (October 14, 1954 – March 22, 2013) was an American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association from 1977 to 1987. Born in Mount Vernon, ...more
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Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990

Maurice Edward Cheeks (born September 8, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player and is currently an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball ...more

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Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time
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Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is an American professional basketball player. Born in Seattle, Robinson played college basketball for the University of Washington in Seattle ...more

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

Seasons: 2012

Baron Walter Louis Davis (born April 13, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player who is a studio analyst for The NBA on TNT. He is a two-time NBA All-Star. He was drafted with ...more

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

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2011

Raymond Bernard Felton, Jr. (born June 26, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Felton ...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 (born June 12, 1958) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in Suffolk, Virginia, Sparrow played ...more
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Chris Duhon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

Chris Nicholas Duhon (born August 31, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player. Duhon was a point guard for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team from 2000 to 2004. He ...more
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Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

Jarrett Matthew Jack (born October 28, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League. He attended four high schools in ...more

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Darrell Walker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

Darrell Walker (born March 9, 1961) is an American professional basketball coach and retired player. He is currently head men’s coach at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. At 6'4" ...more
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Paul Westphal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982

Paul Douglas Westphal (born November 30, 1950) is an American retired basketball player and a former head coach with several National Basketball Association (NBA) and college teams. Westphal has ...more

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Howard Eisley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Knicks Point Guards of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

Howard Jonathan Eisley (born December 4, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player and coach. Born in Detroit, Eisley played college basketball at Boston College and was ...more