The 25 Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

19. Kevin Johnson

Stats: 17.9 PPG 9.1 APG 3.3 RPG 1.5 SPG
Accomplishments: 1989 Most Improved Player, 3x All-Star, 5x All-NBA
Teams: Cavs, Suns

KJ was a beast. Over the course of four seasons (1989-1992), Johnson averaged 21 points, 11 assists, and a steal and a half per game. In his first six seasons in Phoenix, the Suns made three trips to the Western Conference Finals and a Finals appearance in '93 with the help of Charles Barkley. Johnson is one of three players to average 20 and 11 in a season. The others? A couple guys named Magic and Isiah.

KJ shot an incredible 49 percent from the field and lived at the free-throw line because he relentlessly attacked the basket. Amazingly, Johnson only made three All-Star teams (a crime against humanity), despite having monster numbers for a point. The guy dunked on The Dream for Christ's sake. And he managed to keep the Kings in Sacramento. And he looks like the heckler from Half Baked. Never boo this man.

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