All-NBA Depth Chart: The Top Five Point Guards in the League

July 15th, 2010 by Patrick Harrel Leave a reply »
The one guard. The playmaker. The ball-handler. While there have been many names over the years for what is now known as the point guard, little has changed in the role of the point guard. Handling the ball, scoring, setting teammates up to score, and keeping the defense off balance. The league has seen many incredible point guards over the years in Magic Johnson, Jerry West, and Oscar Robertson, and appears to be entering another period of point guard renaissance with point guards like Chris Paul and Deron Williams dominating and youngsters like Derrick Rose and John Wall on their way to stardom. There is a belief that the NBA is a coach's league, but it's evident that the point guard position is just as important. Four of the top five point guards here led their teams to the playoffs, and the one that did not make the playoffs was injured for much of the year, illustrating the need for a great playmaker to make everyone on the court better. Begin Slideshow


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