NBA point guard rankings: Who's the best of the best at the league's deepest position?

NBA point guard rankings: Who's the best of the best at the league's deepest position?

By JARED DUBIN
The Cauldron

It's become clear over the last few years that the NBA is increasingly becoming a point guard's league. Rule changes that outlawed hand-checking, and an increased emphasis on pick-and-roll play made sure of that. This season, in particular, the play at the position is so astoundingly spectacular that there's no other way to digest it than to power rank the league's point guards.There are 25 point guards who have a PER of at least 15.0 (league average), so that's how many we'll rank. Because this is a proper Power Ranking, we'll work our way down to No. 1 at the end, rather than starting with it up top.



(Note: We're only considering players who have registered a PER of at least 15.0, played in at least 15 games and averaged at least 25 minutes per game. The rankings are based on a combination of statistics, copious game and film-watching, and of course, a bit of subjectivity, and strictly on performance during this season. I also created a poll just for fun. All team stats through games on Dec. 29.)

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