The point guard position is one of the toughest in sports. It’s a huge responsibility, and the point guard often has to find a very delicate balance between getting all of his or her teammates involved while also making sure that he/she gets his/her own shots up as necessary. While some players are certainly more successful at finding this equilibrium than others, the best to ever play the game always seemingly know intuitively when to pass and when to be more selfish.

Some of the greatest legends in NBA history (think Oscar Robertson, Jerry West and Magic Johnson) have been able to find a way to both score and distribute to teammates from the point guard position. A list complete with many Hall of Famers and some present-day players like Deron Williams and Russell Westbrook, here are the 25 Best Scoring Point Guards in NBA History.

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