Top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time in NBA history

Here is a top 5 list of the point-guards who have embraced the NBA with their skills and passes. take a dig into the past and present with the list.

top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time
Top 5 point-Guards

When it comes to playmakers in NBA, here is a list of Top 5 Point-Guards of All-time. The NBA is a point guard’s paradise these days, so let’s start All-Time #NBArank with our pantheon points. With his combination of size, vision and passing accuracy, Johnson’s table-setting was perhaps unparalleled. But since his retirement, the position has produced the greatest shooter of all time, a triple-double machine and a floor general who earned the nickname of Point God. These players have marked their sensational game style and blessed the NBA history.

Top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time

Magic Johnson

top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time
Magic Johnson

Marking his impact in the Top 5 Point-Guards of All-time, Magic Johnson is a very known figure. The graceful and skilfull passer of the ball made impact at a young age. His mastery of the no-look pass inspired a generations and more to come. Magic had unparalleled vision; he could see players get open and deliver the ball before they even realized they were open. He could play any spot on the court as well. No one was more dynamic, or magical, with the ball in the open court than Earvin Johnson. He lifted the Lakers, and transition basketball, to ethereal levels. He was transcendent at the Lakers. The Hall of Famer ended his career 19.5 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 11.2 APG and .520 FG%.

Achievements:

  • 3-time MVP
  • 5-time NBA Champion
  • 3-time Finals MVP
  • 12-time All-Star
  • 10-time All NBA Selection
  • Hall of Fame

Oscar Robertson

top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time
Oscar Robertson

When we talk of point-guards, the legendary Oscar Robertson can never be left behind. Making his appearance to the Top 5 Point-Guard of All-time, Oscar made a generation fall in love with his game. Robertson’s averaging a triple-double in 1961-62 is probably overrated because it was a product of the fast-paced play in the 1960s, but his role in the Milwaukee Bucks‘ early ’70s championship run is probably underrated. Perhaps the most incredible part of the Big O’s triple-double season is that he finished third in MVP voting (behind winner Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain, who averaged 50.4 PPG). The Hall of famer added huge honors before retiring. He averaged 25.7 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 9.5 APG and .485 FG%.

Achievements:

  • 1-time MVP
  • 1-time NBA Champion
  • 12-time All-Star
  • 11-time All-NBA selection
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Hall of Fame

Stephen Curry

top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time
Stephen Curry

The legendary Golden State Warriors point guard marks his presence in the Top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time. Surely Stephen Curry is the most underappreciated great player in NBA history because he was quietly dependable rather than flashy and never broke through on the biggest stage. This shouldn’t be all that surprising. Curry is on track to be the most prolific offensive player in league history, at least according to one metric. With an incredible record, the superstar for the team is adding more and more to his achievements. Currently a free agent, Curry has a lot in his bag. The revolutionary 3-pt shooter is getting huge hype in the game. He is currently averaging 32 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 5.8 APG and is .482 FG%.

Achievements:

  • 2-time MVP
  • 3-time NBA Champion
  • 7-time All-Star
  • 6-time All NBA selections

Isiah Thomas

top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time
Isiah Thomas

Top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time is always incomplete without legendary Isiah Thomas. Thomas was ultra-quick with the ball and, at any moment, could pull up for a deadly jump shot. At 6-foot-1, he’s the shortest NBA Finals MVP in league history, a reflection of his unique ability to dominate at the point guard position. He is the only players in NBA history with more games with 20 points and 10 assists are Oscar Robertson and Magic Johnson. Thomas’ willingness to share the spotlight helped make the Bad Boy Pistons incredible, and he had a consistent ability to step up his game in the postseason during Detroit Piston‘s title runs. With his incredible career, the star ended with embraces and galores. He retired with 19.2 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 9.3 APG and 1.9 SPG.

Achievements:

  • 2-time NBA Champion
  • 1-time Finals MVP
  • 12-time All-Star
  • 5-time All NBA Selection
  • Hall of Fame

Chris Paul

top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time
Chris Paul

The legend in making Chris Paul has made the world stand and stare at his epic. And he is striking his way past some greatest to get into the Top 5 Point-Guards of All-Time. The 36-YO Chris Paul started from Charlotte hornets and moved to LA Clippers where he had most of his success stories. Later he went to Rockets and currently plays for the Phoenix Suns. He is the classic definition of a point guard, orchestrating offense and shooting when necessary. The best two-way small player in league history, Paul embodies the era in which he plays by running the pick-and-roll as well as anyone has ever run it. The shorter, the groovier, Paul took all the shots and proved them wrong making an entire generation applaud him. He is currently averaging 16.4 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 8.9 APG and .544 FG%.

Achievements:

  • 11-time NBA All-Star
  • 9-time All NBA Selection
  • 7-time All NBA Defense
  • Rookie of the Year
  • 4-time Assists Leader
  • 6-time Steals Leader

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