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The Best Passers in the NBA

Who are the best passers in the league? There are many ways to interpret the term "best passers", but what we are looking for here is how efficient players are with their passing, as well as how much value their passing provides above or below the average for their position.

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Passer Rating

Position

Name AGEMPpasserRating
1 LeBron James LAL | PF 36 1955 10
2 Luka Doncic DAL | SF 21 1616 9.5
3 Ricky Rubio MIN | PG 30 1660 9
4 Nikola Jokic DEN | C 25 1942 8.7
5 Malcolm Brogdon IND | PG 28 1461 8.5
6 Tim Frazier | PG 29 355 8.5
7 Trae Young ATL | PG 22 2010 8.5
8 Elfrid Payton NYK | PG 26 1104 8.4
9 James Harden BKN | SG 31 2100 8.4
10 T.J. McConnell IND | PG 28 1108 8.4
11 Tyus Jones MEM | PG 24 1152 8.4
12 Chris Paul PHX | PG 35 1871 8.3
13 Rajon Rondo ATL | PG 34 915 8.3
14 Jrue Holiday MIL | SG 30 1774 8.2
15 Devin Booker PHX | SG 24 2090 8.1
16 Devonte' Graham CHA | PG 25 2063 8.1
17 Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL | PF 26 1699 8.1
18 Ja Morant MEM | PG 21 1644 8.1
19 Lou Williams LAC | SG 34 1687 8.1
20 Damian Lillard POR | PG 30 1996 8
21 Jeff Teague BOS | PG 32 1384 8
22 Jimmy Butler MIA | SG 31 1756 8
23 Kyle Lowry TOR | PG 34 1752 8
24 Lonzo Ball NOP | PG 23 1673 8
25 Draymond Green GSW | PF 30 1222 7.8
26 Joe Ingles UTA | SF 33 1799 7.8
27 Matthew Dellavedova CLE | PG 30 675 7.8
28 Tomas Satoransky CHI | SG 29 1768 7.8
29 D.J. Augustin MIL | PG 33 1121 7.7
30 Bradley Beal WAS | SG 27 1864 7.6
31 De'Aaron Fox SAC | PG 23 1299 7.6
32 Kawhi Leonard LAC | SF 29 1519 7.6
33 Markelle Fultz ORL | SG 22 1695 7.6
34 Shabazz Napier | PG 29 1079 7.6
35 Spencer Dinwiddie BKN | PG 27 1851 7.6
36 Derrick Rose DET | PG 32 1298 7.5
37 Fred VanVleet TOR | PG 26 1719 7.5
38 Ish Smith WAS | PG 32 1549 7.5
39 Jalen Brunson DAL | PG 24 1022 7.5
40 Kyrie Irving BKN | PG 28 658 7.5
41 Monte Morris DEN | PG 25 1292 7.5
42 Ben Simmons PHI | PG 24 1931 7.4
43 Marcus Smart BOS | SG 26 1542 7.4
44 D'Angelo Russell MIN | PG 24 1297 7.3
45 Delon Wright DET | PG 28 1287 7.3
46 Eric Bledsoe NOP | PG 31 1433 7.3
47 Reggie Jackson | PG 30 480 7.3
48 Al Horford OKC | C 34 1714 7.2
49 DeMar DeRozan SAS | SG 31 1947 7.2
50 Patrick Beverley LAC | SG 32 1209 7.2
51 Bruce Brown BKN | SG 24 1573 7.1
52 Goran Dragic MIA | PG 34 1424 7.1
53 Khris Middleton MIL | SF 29 1552 7.1
54 Luke Kennard LAC | SG 24 922 7.1
55 Cory Joseph SAC | PG 29 1458 7
56 Domantas Sabonis IND | PF 24 2003 7
57 Karl-Anthony Towns MIN | C 25 1187 7
58 Marc Gasol LAL | C 36 974 7