As most people would acknowledge, the point-guard position is easily the deepest one in basketball. In this postseason alone, most of the best storylines revolve around point guards.
Stephen Curry has been lighting it up after winning his first MVP award. Derrick Rose is needed for the Bulls to finally get past a LeBron James-led team. Kyrie Irving has been great in his postseason debut, (unfairly) continuing dialogue amongst fans if either Irving or Dwyane Wade is the best player LeBron has ever played with. Jeff Teague has attempted to hold his own against sexier/more popular names at the point-guard spot so far in Deron Williams and John Wall.
On the injury front, Mike Conley‘s face and foot could sink Memphis’ title hopes, although his 22 points and stifling defense certainly looked good in Memphis’ Game 2 win over the Warriors. Wall just missed Game 2 against Atlanta with a wrist injury. After knocking down, per Elias, the first game-winning shot with one second (or less) in a Game 7 ever, Chris Paul‘s hamstring issue held him out of Game 1 and Game 2 against Houston, and could linger on throughout the postseason. The Rockets are already without Patrick Beverley for the year with a wrist issue.
So, who are the best point guards left?