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NBA Power Rankings: The 50 Best Point Guards of All Time

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NBA Power Rankings: The 50 Best Point Guards of All Time
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Point guards are essential components to any successful NBA team.

They generally handle the ball more than any other player on the court and are responsible for running the offense, effectively functioning as the quarterback of the team.

Consequently, they must be able the set their teammates up to score, while also being able to both put the ball in the basket themselves and disrupt their opponents' offensive flow.

And as a result of their overall importance and multifaceted skill set, the best point guards have often become well known, while receiving various levels of recognition for their play.

However, only a select few have earned the right to be considered among the best of all time.

The following 50 NBA players are individuals who excelled in numerous areas of the game, primarily played point guard throughout their playing days, had successful careers, and were all-around great players.

So I introduce to you the NBA power rankings of the 50 best point guards of all time.

(all statistics from basketball-reference.com)

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