Greatest Point Guards of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Magic Johnson Magic Johnson Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association for 13 seasons.

The best are you kidding me inversion is on this list. He is a ball hogged. He can play any positions he has 4 rings who else

Great choice as no. 1. Earvin Johnson had 5 rings not 4. Perhaps the greatest all around player of all time. You would have to include Larry Bird, Oscar Robertson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar. Michael Jordan perhaps fifth or sixth possibly behind Wilt Chamberlain.

One of the best players to grace a court, period. The best point guard. - celticFCfan

Magic just has the magic touch

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2 Oscar Robertson Oscar Robertson Oscar Palmer Robertson, nicknamed "The Big O", is an American retired National Basketball Association player who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks.

Amazing numbers, smart player, 12 time all-star... wish I was alive to witness him in person. - celticFCfan

Way better than Stockton

NUMNER ONE FOR THESE REASONS
He average a triple double in a time that was bad offensively but great defensively.
Was smart and new when to pass when to shoot when to drive when to try and brake some ankles.
He averaged 30.1 points for game and around 6.9,assists.
Was a great shooter good at layups could dribble pass steal and could even dunk not to mention not to bad at rebounding.

3 John Stockton John Stockton John Houston Stockton is an American retired professional basketball player. He spent his entire professional playing career as a point guard for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association, from 1984 to 2003. Stockton is regarded as one of the best point guards of all time, holding the NBA ...read more.

Most Steals, and Most assists. And it is not even close. Nobody will pass his assist record for years if ever, and it will be a long time before someone passes his steals record. No one person will ever hold those two records at the same time after John Stockton.

He is diffidently the best point guard! He's had so many steals and assists! - hollyeb13

No rings but was a hell of a player. The numbers don't lie. - celticFCfan

greatest. look athis assists. with mj it was crazy - nbaallstar

4 Steve Nash Steve Nash Stephen John Nash, is a Canadian retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association.

Steve Nash is the only point guard to play the way he did being able to take over the game with his shooting or his play makeing don't get me wrong magic was great and should be in the top 2 but Nash shot the ball better and controlled the game better then anyone ever has let's not forget he won back to back mvps and lebron was In The league and took 2 team with nobody good on them to the finals during that same time no body could have done that

2 time MVP, great player, needs a ring only because he deserves one. - celticFCfan

2 Mvp's, lead the league in assists 4 times (once at the age of 37), 50-40-90 shooting four seasons, Leader of the top 5 offenses of the last 20 years.
The numbers speak for themselves, Steve is quiet possibly not only the most efficient PG, but offensive player in recent history

5 Jason Kidd Jason Kidd Jason Frederick Kidd is an American basketball coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association.

Nobody has ever affected the outcome of a game more without scoring the ball. He was an incredible defender, rebounder, and passer. He definitely deserves to be higher on this list.

Top 5 player ever. He can shoot, juke, pass, and get rebounds for only a guy at 6'4. BEst ever. Never afraid to take a shot

Now with a ring, and still playing solidly after 17 years, kidd must be at least at top 5. kidd did not ride on the championship journey of the mavs, he was a core part of the team. and his stats could not be ignored. and he will still play next season.

Future hall-of-famer and current all star; fun to watch. - celticFCfan

6 Isiah Thomas

The most unique point guard, with the stats to match. - celticFCfan

7 Bob Cousy Bob Cousy

Revolutionized the position... Cooz was way ahead of his time. Deserves to be in the running of the best of all time- he has the numbers AND rings (6)to prove it. - celticFCfan

8 Allen Iverson Allen Iverson Allen Ezail Iverson is an American retired professional basketball player who played for 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association.

He is tonnes better than Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson, he is the best player besides Michael Jordan

He should be number 1, Johnson is a legend but he is not as good as Iverson

ai watch those ankels cross - itg

9 Jerry West Jerry West Jerry Alan West is an American retired basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

A pure shooter and great PG who deserves more credit then he receives. - celticFCfan

10 Chris Paul Chris Paul Christopher Emmanuel Paul is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

One of the BEST ALL TIME! I personally was part of the prospect department in New Orleans for years when we drafted him and he is pure talent. He should be number 2 and number 1 by the end of his magnificent career. Good luck to you man Mr. Paul has a lot of potential that he hasn't already shown.

Never in a million years could any one come near this guys better than D. Rose...

The Contenders

11 Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Wardell Stephen Curry II is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Many players and analysts have called him the greatest shooter in NBA history. He is one of the most beloved, as well as hated, stars in the NBA today.

Even though he choked in the finals he's still the greatest shooter of all time in my opinion - dtheking

When he retires, he will be the best shooter of all time, hee choked in the finals because bogut got injured and no one can guard the paint against Lebron

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Perfect a threes passes the ball handels are swick

12 Walt Frazier Walt Frazier Walter "Clyde" Frazier is an American former basketball player in the National Basketball Association.

Clyde was so smooth he made the point guard position look easy. He should be where ai is. I mean AI isn't even a true point guard he's a shooting guard. You can't have a shooting guard in the point guards list. Clyde was simply to smooth, You can't touch clyde and that's really alls there is to say.

13 Gary Payton Gary Payton
14 Tiny Archibald

Most dominating small point guard ever. - celticFCfan

15 Kyrie Irving Kyrie Irving Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.
16 Rajon Rondo

Because he play smart on the court and know how to lead a team

He is far superior then both Stevie Fanchise and T. Parker. As true a point guard that has ever been.

17 Kevin Johnson

So so underrated. Just compare his stats to most above him. Top 10-15 all time no doubt.

18 Fat Lever
19 Mark Price
20 Tony Parker Tony Parker William Anthony Parker Jr. is a French professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

Come on man Parker has more rings than most people in the list and he was a 6 time all star...no ways he is Lowe than RAJON RONDO...he must be alteast in top 10

21 Derrick Rose Derrick Rose Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association.

Rajon Rondo ahead of D Rose? Derrick is the worlds youngest MVP. And so far he's looking like he's gonna come back just as good. Just cause he tore his ACL doesn't mean he's gone forever. HE'S COMING BACK!

I'm suprised someone put Rajon Rondo on this list and not d-rose.

22 Kenny Johnson
23 Kenny Anderson
24 Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.
25 Lonzo Ball Lonzo Ball
26 Steve Francis
27 Ricky Rubio
28 Deron Williams Deron Williams Deron Michael Williams is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. V 1 Comment
29 John Wall John Wall
30 Isaiah Thomas Isaiah Thomas Isaiah Jamar Thomas is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.
31 Tim Hardaway Tim Hardaway Timothy Duane Hardaway is an American retired basketball player, currently serving as an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association.
32 Damian Lillard Damian Lillard Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association.
33 Muggsy Bogues Muggsy Bogues
34 James Harden James Harden James Edward Harden, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

He's phenomenal as a point guard. - GS99

35 Kyle Lowry Kyle Lowry Kyle Lowry is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association.
36 Manu GinĂ³bili Manu GinĂ³bili

Even though his true position is shooting guard, Ginobili's basically plays back-up point guard for the Spurs and has done amazing. - GS99

37 Kemba Walker Kemba Walker Kemba Hudley Walker is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association.
38 Ben Simmons Ben Simmons Benjamin David Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.
39 Mike Conley Jr. Mike Conley Jr.
40 Jeremy Lin Jeremy Lin Jeremy Shu-How Lin is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association.
41 Jeff Teague Jeff Teague
42 Shaun Livingston Shaun Livingston
43 D'Angelo Russell D'Angelo Russell
44 George Hill George Hill
45 Zach LaVine Zach LaVine
46 Eric Bledsoe Eric Bledsoe
47 Goran Dragic Goran Dragic
48 Marcus Smart Marcus Smart
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