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NBA’s Top-10 Point Guards

By Chris Lehman

Just to clarify, I have had this list made for several months, meaning I’m not being influenced by recent performances.

In the NBA, for the first time in many years, we are seeing a surplus of quality point guards. A few years back, this was not the case. In fact, it was the exact opposite. The position is so crucial to the success of teams so it’s only right that there is so much available talent.

When I think of a point guard, I envision a player who more than anything, makes the right decisions. While scoring is the ultimate goal of the game, I don’t feel that this is the most important trait of a point guard. I’m not saying that the ability to score is a BAD thing, because you definitely want your captain to score, but it shouldn’t be their main goal. Everyone can score, so you need someone to direct everyone and distribute.

I was going to make a top-5 list, but there’s so much talent, I extended the list to ten. This list isn’t based off achievements, but more of a “what have you done for me recently” list. If I’m building a team, these are the top ten point guards I want. Read the rest of this entry »

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