The 25 Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

18. Tim Hardaway

Stats: 17.7 PPG 8.2 APG 3.3 RPG 1.6 SPG
Accomplishments: 1990 All-Rookie Team, 5x All-Star, 5x All-NBA
Teams: Warriors, Heat, Mavs, Nuggets, Pacers

Tim Hardaway entered our hearts one killer crossover at a time. Before YouTube, nightly Hardaway sports show highlights helped us cope with everyday life. His UTEP 2 Step left defenders stuck in their tracks. He would hit them with a stutter-step followed by a crossover, and just like that, he was gone. B

But still, Tim was more than that. Hardaway played good defense and was able to hit the three with some consistency (.355 career three-point percentage), especially in the clutch. After some knee injuries slowed him down and his time in Golden State was up, Tim was the starting point guard on those great mid-'90s Miami Heat teams. Whenever the Heat were in trouble or they needed a dagger trey, Hardaway delivered.

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