Straight to the Point: This Has Gone on for Too Long

July 16th, 2010 by derrick brown Leave a reply »
For decades, we’ve marveled at the abilities of point guards and dearly hold a special place for them inside. We’ve seen them in all different shapes and sizes, but it’s their uncanny ability to lead the teams we love that has captured us.

Some argue that playing the point is the toughest position to play at the professional level, which may be true but quite frivolous.

I’m not convinced that the point guard position is any more valuable than the others.

It’s easy to get drawn into their overemphasized importance, through the recurring discussions and lists that rank guards almost every week. I mean, how many times have you seen or heard ESPN rank the top centers or forwards?

Elite guards are so coveted because the league hasn’t seen many players at other positions with the multifaceted skill sets or the “total packages” that some point guards possess.

"It’s CP3. No, it’s easily Deron Williams. Don’t forget about Rondo. I like Rose. Westbrook is next…"

Why is it that people insist on having these arguments? Really, if the best point guard ...

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