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Here are Top 10 Point Guards in NBA.

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Passing and dribbling are two of the point guard’s distinctive abilities. To be fair, all basketball players have these abilities. However, the point guard must send the ball to the appropriate individual, i.e. the one closest to the basket.

Top 10 Point Guards in the NBA

They are the top 10 point guards who are chosen based on their recent form, scoring, and overall effect on the squad. Sites such as NBC Sports, Bleacher Report, and Basketball-reference are examples of reference sites.

Rank Name Current Team
10 De’Aaron Fox Sacramento Kings
9 Jrue Holiday Milwaukee Bucks
8 Russell Westbrook Los Angeles Lakers
7 Ja Morant Memphis Grizzlies
6 Chris Paul Phoenix Suns
5 Trae Young Atlanta Hawks
4 Kyrie Irving Brooklyn Nets
3 Damian Lillard Portland Trail
2 Luka Doncic Dallas Mavericks
1 Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors

 

10. De’Aaron Fox

De’Aaron Fox, a 24-year-old NBA player residing in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, is number 12 on our list. He is already one of the league’s greatest point guards despite his young age.

In the 2020-21 season, he has averaged 6 assists per game and 25 points per game. He spends roughly 30 minutes every game on average. Due to his injuries, he even played fewer games this season than in previous seasons.

Despite the injury, his outstanding play earns him a position on our ranking of the top ten NBA point guards.

 

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9. Jrue Holiday

In the 2021 season, Milwaukee Bucks point guard Jrue Holiday was in top form. He won two separate and noteworthy trophies in a single season.

First and foremost, Jrue won the Sportsmanship award. Later, he was named to the All-Defensive First Team in 2017 and the All-Defensive First Team in 2018.

Furthermore, the Milwaukee Bucks won the title in 2021. Jrue Holiday’s game has greatly improved since joining the Milwaukee Bucks.

He spent nearly the same amount of time on the floor for past teams, but with the Bucks, he’s trying and scoring more three-pointers. He ranks 11th among active players in terms of assists.

Similarly, he has the 10th greatest assists per game among current players. He ranks among the top 15 in terms of thefts. This demonstrates that he is one of the top point guards in the NBA.

 

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8. Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook, the Los Angeles Lakers point guard, has played in the NBA for almost a decade. He’s played for four different teams since his debut.

Russell has been a standout performer throughout his career. Westbrook was named to the All-Rookie First Team in his rookie season. However, his form slowed after that.

Aside from that, he was the All-Star Game MVP in 2015 and 2016.

He was also named to the All-NBA First Team in 2016 and 2017. Aside from that, he won the scoring title twice and the assists title three times.

7. Ja Morant

The Rookie of the Year 2020 is poised to become one of the NBA’s finest point guards. He is currently 22 years old.

Despite this, he has received award after award during his career. Ja Morant has already received the Lute Olson Award and the Bob Cousy Award.

Aside from that, he was named OVC Player of the Year and OVC Tournament MVP. Morant was already a local celebrity before being picked by the NBA.

The Memphis Grizzlies selected this excellent point guard in the hopes of making him a valuable member of the squad.

 

6. Chris Paul

Chris Paul comes in the sixth position. His quickness and agility mixed with his skill level make him a great driver. Paul is not only a skilled penetrator, but he can also shoot. CP3 has averaged 36 percent from behind the arc for his career.

Perhaps this is why he was selected in the first round as the overall second choice. The Memphis Grizzlies selected this excellent point guard in the hopes of making him a valuable member of the squad.

Apart from the NBA, Paul has also represented the United States in the Olympics. His squad won gold in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympics thanks to his significant efforts. The Hornets selected Chris in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft.

 

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5. Trae Young

Trae Young, a young NBA player, comes in at number five. He is 1.85 meters tall and was picked in the first round by the Atlanta Hawks.

Young has a field goal percentage of 43% and an 86 percent free throw percentage. As a result, he is an amazing point guard.

Young excels at aiding his teammates. During his 2018-2019 season, he had 653 assists, which was the second-most on the squad. He averaged 9.4 assists per game last season.

Every season, he ranks in the top five in terms of assists. He also had the greatest free throw percentage in the 2020-21 season. That is why he is regarded as one of the top ten point guards in the NBA.

4. Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving, the first overall choice in the 2011 draft, is the next player on the list. Following his performance in the first season, he was named Rookie of the Year in 2012.

He has since been named All-Star Game MVP. Kyrie, a seven-time All-Star, was also named to the All-NBA Second Team.

Aside from that, he is a member of the 50-40-90 club. Three main categories are used to evaluate players. The first is field goal %, followed by three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage.

Irving had a 50.6 percent field goal percentage, a 40.2 percent three-point field goal percentage, and a 92.2 percent free throw percentage in the 2020-21 season.

Kyrie Irving has also represented the United States in the Olympics and World Cup. The United States won gold on both occasions, the Olympics in 2016 and the World Cup in 2014.

3. Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard, 31, is one of the NBA’s top ten point guards. He is a member of the Portland Trail Blazers.

Damian is 188 cm tall and swift, therefore he causes problems for the opposing player. As a result, Damian has earned the moniker “Dame Time.”

He’s one of the finest players in Blazers history. Damian, a six-time All-Star, was also named Rookie of the Year in 2013. In addition, he was named to the First Team in 2018.

Aside from the Trail Blazers, he represented the United States in the 2020 Olympics, where the United States won the gold medal.

Despite his success, the Trail Blazers’ collective performance has been disappointing. However, his performance remains great, which is why he is ranked as one of the best ten-point guards in the NBA.

2. Luka Doncic

The majority of NBA players are Americans. However, players from other nations compete in the NBA as well. Luka Doncic of Slovenia is one such player.

Luka made his Real Madrid senior squad debut when he was 16 years old. They won the Euroleague title in 2018.

This caught the interest of American organizations, and he made his NBA debut in 2019. The Atlanta Hawks selected him in the NBA draft, but he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Trae Young.

After his rookie season, he was named Rookie of the Year and was named to the All-Rookie First Team. He earned an All-Star and First-Team selection in the 2020-21 season.

He will undoubtedly be a great player in the coming years. His performances in the Euroleague and the NBA demonstrate that he is one of the greatest players of the contemporary age.

1. Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is ranked first among the NBA’s top ten point guards. He made his NBA debut for the Golden State Warriors and has played in all of their games.

Curry was named Most Valuable Player in both 2015 and 2016. In addition, the seven-time All-Star was named to the First Team four times. He was the scoring champion in 2016 and 2021.

Stephen Curry is also an excellent free throw shooter. He has a career field goal percentage of 47.7 percent. He is also an excellent free throw shooter. His free throw percentage in his career is 90.7 percent.

He has the fifth greatest points per game average among current players. He also leads in terms of thefts.

 

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Conclusion

Point shooters are crucial to the squad. These are some of the top-point shooters in the game as of right now.

 

 

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