ESPN ranked the Top 10 PGs of all time & they have @iamisiahthomas ranked 5th. Teams That's also the source of positional decisions throughout this series of articles. As mentioned earlier, Ginobili is one of only two ranked shooting guards with a career true shooting percentage over .580 (his is .589) and a career assist percentage on the right side of 23 (his is 24.8, which ranks No. West was one of the best scorers in his day, averaging 27 PPG in his career. "I don't like saying never, but ain't nobody catching that," CP3 said in February of Stockton's assist record, per the Washington Post's Ben Golliver. Moncrief never found much playoff success—his 121.51 Advancement Share ranks No. But we're likely taking his previously unseen level of production for granted. His Advancement Share (695.92) is just as impressive, checking in at No. Russell Westbrook has now done it in each of the last three seasons. "It's not one minute, it's 48. -- Peterson, Teams Wade, to me, is one of the most comparable players to Michael Jordan, besides Kobe Bryant. "Plus, he was on stacked teams with players who were made better by his sheer presence, so in a way, he actually earned more win shares than he produced solely as an individual.". So smooth that it wasn't until you looked at the stat sheet that you noticed he had dropped 35 on you. Despite playing next to so many legends, he still averaged 19.04 Career Contributions per season, leading Boston in win shares during both the 1955-56 and 1956-57 seasons, the latter being Russell's rookie go-round. What is exceptionally impressive about Jones is that he won 10 NBA titles with the Celtics, which is second all time to only Bill Russell. -- Brad Doolittle, Robertson's averaging a triple-double in 1961-62 is probably overrated because it was a product of the fast-paced play in the 1960s, but his role in the Milwaukee Bucks' early '70s championship run is probably underrated. Per Game: 19.5 points, 11.2 assists, 7.2 rebounds, 1.9 steals, Per 75 Possessions: 19.0 points, 10.9 assists, 7.0 rebounds, 1.9 steals. He had no trouble drilling two-pointers, his lifetime numbers from beyond the arc stand at 1.8 makes per game on 39.5 percent shooting and he led the NBA in free-throw percentage on five separate occasions. -- Doolittle, Perhaps someday Paul will reach the conference finals and we can focus more on his incredible accomplishments as a scorer, distributor and defender and less on his teams' inability to turn them into deep playoff runs. -- Peterson, He was the forerunner of Magic Johnson and LeBron James, and it's telling that both of those stars revere the Big O. He's the logo. You don't even need the three-peat alongside Shaquille O'Neal or the back-to-back championships he won with Pau Gasol to prove that. A 12-time All-Defensive Team selection — a nine-time 1st team All-Defense and three-time 2nd team All-Defense, Bryant’s 50.6 DWS ranks him 43rd overall. 26 all time, regardless of position, and trailing only Michael Jordan among shooting guards), and that 2002-03 season allows him to join Jordan as one of only two 2-guards to actually take home the LMVP title. -- Rob Peterson, One can only imagine how impressive his career totals might have been if not for the HIV virus. Moncrief never found much playoff success—his 121.51 Advancement Share ranks No. Over the course of his career, CP3 has shot. Manu Ginobili was a full-time starter for two years earlier in his tenure with the San Antonio Spurs, and he resumed that role during the 2010-11 season, which coincided with his second All-Star appearance. Hornacek was certainly a unique player throughout his career, and he was also quite valuable to his teams, as evidenced by his 17.58 Career Contributions per season. And if you relax the qualifiers to 20 points, eight assists and two steals, Chris Paul is the only name added to the list. 'Gimme the ball,' he'd say. He once knew all the angles in transition; now, he knows all the angles in the halfcourt.". Though he did win a ring in 1966-67, Hal Greer is defined more by his regular-season success than the body of work he put together in the playoffs. And while Chamberlain did manage to surpass him in LMVP shares, Jordan still finishes No. And Kidd isn't even close. Whichever position a player is listed at for the majority of the seasons in his career is where he'll be placed in the series. Over his next eight seasons leading the Phoenix Suns, his team was first again. Another player from a bygone era, The Big O was the standard bearer for this position for roughly two decades before Magic came along. Teams: Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz, Career Per-Game Stats: 14.5 points, 3.4 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 1.4 steals, 0.2 blocks, Ultimate Season: 20.1 points, 5.0 rebounds, 6.9 assists, 2.0 steals, 0.4 blocks, Career Advanced Stats: 17.7 PER, .582 TS%, 117 ORtg, 108 DRtg, 108.9 WS, 0.154 WS/48, 0 MVP Shares, Performance Metrics: 1689.8 PP, 282.52 AS, 245.1 CC, 17.58 CC/Season, 0 LMVPs, 0.13 LMVP Shares. Team-leading win-share producers were sorted by Career Contributions before being handed LMVP shares according to their finish on that leaderboard. 6 (1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963), Career stats 26 among the researched 2-guards—and his career was a bit too short. His Advancement Share similarly tops every other 2-guard and leaves him behind just six players. The greatest point guard in NBA history. Defensive box plus/minus is not without its flaws, but Paul's 0.7 is third among players standing no taller than six feet. -- Doolittle, As relentlessly competitive and prolific as Jordan; there's a reason West's silhouette is the NBA's logo.