The point guard is seen as the quarterback of basketball, he runs the offense and is usually the best passer and dribbler on the team. Some might call the point guard the coach on the floor. Simply put, he's running the show.
The NBA has had many great point guards in the history of their game, and with the influx of young, talented players coming into this league, there are several great point guards in that mix.
Planet Sport takes a quick whistle stop tour through some of the best of them.
Luka Doncic - Dallas Mavericks
Luka Doncic is a very tall point guard, standing at six-foot-seven, but he is already morphing into one of the best players in the league at the age of 23.
Although not the most athletic player, he makes himself a threat while driving to the rim with his craftiness and euro-stepping abilities.
Additionally, he has the three-pointer in his arsenal and does everything he can to make his teammates succeed.
Trae Young - Atlanta Hawks
Trae Young is very much a carbon copy of Stephen Curry, as he can drill the three-pointer from anywhere on the court and has the brash swagger that you either love or hate.
Young is also a threat to convert the toughest floaters at the rim with his ball-handling skills and ability to read when the defenses close on him. Simply put, he's unstoppable with the ball in his hands.
Ja Morant - Memphis Grizzlies
Ja Morant established himself as an MVP candidate with the successful campaign he had with the Memphis Grizzlies, as he helped lead them to the second-best record in the league. When Morant drives to the rim with a head full of steam, no one is safe.
You may find yourself on a poster. His acrobatic ability also creates some sweet highlights. His fire and passion out there on the court will make him a fan favorite for years to come.
LaMelo Ball - Charlotte Hornets
LaMelo Ball is one of the most well-rounded point guards we've seen in a while. He has the ability to set up his teammates at an elite level but can also take over and score the ball whenever he needs to.
He is not the most athletic player, but he can get hot from three and also drive to the rim with his craftiness, which makes him a tough cover night in and night out.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander - Oklahoma City Thunder
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander sort of flies under the radar since he's on the Oklahoma City Thunder, but he's as well-rounded as they come, averaging over 24 points, five rebounds, and five assists per game.
He's not the deadliest three-point shooter but can make defenses pay in the mid-range and at the rim.
Darius Garland - Cleveland Cavaliers
Darius Garland is a rising superstar, as he has the ability to score near the rim, get hot from three, and set his teammates up for good looks.
He was a huge reason why the Cleveland Cavaliers finished better than expected this season.