The 25 Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

21. Mark Price

Stats: 15.2 PPG 6.7 APG 2.6 RPG 1.2 SPG
Accomplishments: 4x All-Star, 4x All-NBA
Teams: Cavs, Bullets, Warriors, Magic

Mark Price is rarely mentioned in the pantheon of great floor generals, and it's sad. His Cavs teams battled Jordan's Bulls in the Central division and in the playoffs, usually coming up short in the process. Before knee injuries slowed him down, Price was the best shooter in the game. He was also known to be the best at splitting double teams. So basically he was somewhat unguardable.

If you gave him even the slightest bit of daylight he was dicing shit in your face. Price retired as the best free-throw shooter ever with a .9039 percentage (Steve Nash is No. 1 with a .9042 percentage). Mark, Larry Legend, Steve Nash, Reggie Miller, Dirk, and Kevin Durant are the only members of the 50, 40, 90 club—that's 50 percent from the field, 40 percent from three, and 90 percent from the stripe in a season. Great company, no?

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