Mar 21, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; An NBA basketball sits on the court during a timeout during the third quarter of a game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the New York Knicks at the Wells Fargo Center. The Knicks defeated the Sixers 93-92. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports
The New York Knicks are one of the most recognizable franchises in any sport with a rich history. Madison Square Garden is the Mecca of basketball, and countless basketball players got their starts on the courts of New York City.
In basketball the point guard is arguably is the most prestigious position on the basketball court similar to being a quarterback in football. At point guard you are the quarterback of the basketball court, and all players like to have the ball in their hands, while running the show.
Despite a long history, and some years of great success in the past, the Knicks don’t have as impressive of a list of all-time great point guards compared to some other positions. In recent history the Knicks and other teams have shown that without a good point guard, the offense can look unorganized, which leads to losses and ineffective play.
Here is a list of the top 5 point guards to ever wear the blue and orange jerseys for the Knicks.
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