Score-first point guards have become a dominant breed in the NBA. These players are adept passers but flourish when given the keys to the offense.
Over the last five years, we've entered a golden age of point guard play. It wasn't all that long ago that point guards were one-dimensional, but today, some of the league's most marketable players are its smallest.
Passing the ball and facilitating the offense used to be the primary responsibility of the league's floor generals, but that role has changed drastically with some new talent at the position.
Here are the best score-first point guards in the NBA.
Note: All stats are accurate as of December 4, 2012.