NBA Dream Team PG (1994-2014)

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Top Point guards

What would the “Dream Team” look like if it took place with only players from the past two decades? In order to qualify for this list you’ve must have been drafted or started your playing career between 1994 and 2014. Excluding players like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Michael Jordan. The list will come in a 5 part series. Dividing amongst pg, sg, sf, pf, and c. With three players at each position.

1st String: Jason Kidd

Drafted 2nd overall in 1994 by the Dallas Mavericks, Kidd meets eligibility standards by one year. Kidd wins title of best PG of the last twenty years because of his all around game.  For a point guard standing at only 6’3, he was an amazing rebounder. In addition to his ability to pass and score, Jason Kidd ended his career Third all-time in triple doubles, third to only Magic Johnson(6’9) and Oscar Robertson(6’6). Spending 19 seasons in the NBA he was a 10x All-Star, 5x All-NBA first team, 4x All-Defensive first team, 5x Assist leader, co Rookie of the Year, and NBA Champion (2011). At the end of his career he finished Second all-time the NBA assists leaders and Second all-time in NBA steals(both following John Stockton)

2nd String: Steve Nash

Drafted 15th overall in 1996 by the Phoenix Suns, in the NBA Nash has always been known for his passing abilities. Steve Nash came to this country from British Columbia recognized as a successful soccer player. After High School, his soccer career came to an end and he turned to basketball. After averaging 21.3 ppg, 11.2 apg, and 9.1 rpg in high school in addition to soccer, he earned a scholarship at Santa Clara University in California. Seen as a scoring guard in college Nash really changed his game once he entered the pros and became the definition of a Floor General. becoming more pass-oriented, Nash is currently Third all-time in assists. Currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, Nash has 18 seasons in the NBA and in those 18 years he’s been an 8x All-Star, 3x All-NBA first team, 5x Assists leader, and 2x MVP.

3rd String: Chris Paul

Drafted 4th overall in 2005 by the Charlotte Hornets, CP3 has been recognized as the best point guard currently in the league for years. Paul grew up a star athlete because of the teaching of his grandfather. One day after signing a letter of intent to Wake Forest University, his grandfather was murdered by a group of teenagers who beat him. After scoring 61 points in his next game (one point for every year his grandfather had lived) Paul was on to college. Where he set numerous freshman records for wake forest and brought them to two straight NCAA tournament appearances. Chris Paul is one of the few “true” point guards left in league, where passing and running the offense if first priority and scoring is second. 9 years of NBA basketball down, with 7x NBA All-star appearances, 3x All-NBA first team, 3x NBA All-defensive first team, Rookie of the Year, 3x assist leader, and 6x steals leader.