Ranking the Best Young Backcourts in the NBA Entering March

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Ranking the Best Young Backcourts in the NBA Entering March
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The NBA has become a league in which every point guard seems to be able to get to the rim and put up some big-time numbers.

What that will translate to once these guards age and improve is still up in the air, but there's no doubt a point guard is only made better if he's given a solid running mate in the backcourt.

This year, we've seen the emergence of guys like Jrue Holiday, Kyrie Irving and Stephen Curry into top-level players, while others have put together very respectable seasons.

I took a look at the league's best young backcourts a few months back, and the landscape of the NBA has changed a lot since then.

There are a few qualifications that need to be met for this ranking.

To be considered young, the duo has to have an average age of 25 or lower. Both players must be in their team's starting lineup, and they must be primarily used as guards.

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