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Top Shooting Guards in the 2024 NBA Season

The 2024 NBA season is packed with the top shooting guards to help their teams win more matches. Shooting guards have a tendency to score over 10 points per game to increase the score of their NBA teams at different venues and courts around the US. These players can turn the results of any match by dribbling the ball past basketball stars to shoot through the hoops.

Take a look at the best shooting guards in the NBA right now.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a shooting guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder. At a height of 6 feet and 6 inches, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander can dunk the ball on basketball courts to gain quick points for his team. He has a 30.1 points per game (ppg) to solidify his position as a leading shooting guard in the NBA.

Oklahoma City Thunder drafted Shai Gilgeous-Alexander into their team in 2019. He was included in the NBA All-Rookie Second Team right before being selected for the Oklahoma City Thunder. It made Shai Gilgeous-Alexander a reputable basketball player in the NBA. His performance in the first year for the Oklahoma City Thunder helped his team make it to the playoffs.

The Canadian basketball player grew up in Hamilton, Ontario. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander debuted for the Oklahoma City Thunder against the Dallas Mavericks, scoring 24 points in a 119-104 win for his team. In 2020, he became the youngest NBA player to achieve a triple double with 20 points, 20 rebounds, and 10 assists in one game. He has appeared in 229 matches for the Oklahoma City Thunder with an average of 24 ppg.

Devin Booker

Devin Booker is one of the most consistent shooting guards in the NBA. He plays for the Phoenix Suns and regularly scores points with his team. Devin Booker started playing for the Phoenix Suns in 2015. He has scored a record 70 points against the Boston Celtics with his NBA team in one game.

In 2016, Devin Booker became the 4th youngest player in the NBA to score a total of 1,000 points in his career. LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Kobe Bryant were the only 3 players to have achieved this feat before Devin Booker. He became a member of the NBA All-Rookie First Team in his first year with the Phoenix Suns.

The Phoenix Suns were able to win 18 consecutive games in the 2021-2022 season with Devin Booker in the lead. In the current 2023-2024 season of the NBA, Devin Booker has 27.1 ppg, 4.5 rebounds per game (rpg), and 6.9 assists per game (apg).

Donovan Mitchell

Donovan Mitchell is a top-notch shooting guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Known as “Spida” in the NBA, Donovan Mitchell is definitely worth watching during the 2023-2024 season. He played his first match for the Cleveland Cavaliers in October 2022, scoring 31 points against the Toronto Raptors.

Early in 2023, Donovan Mitchell was selected as the Eastern Conference starter for the NBA All-Star Game. He has played 55 games in the 2023-2024 NBA season with an average of 26.6 ppg. Donovan Mitchell was featured in the documentary Rookie on the Rise.

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards has appeared in more than 200 matches for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The shooting guard made his debut for the Minnesota Timberwolves against the Detroit Pistons in a 111-101 win by scoring 15 points in the match. Once the season ended, Anthony Edwards placed second in the Rookie of the Year category.

His scoring ability helped Minnesota Timberwolves make it into the 2021-2022 NBA playoffs. In the current 2023-2024 season, Anthony Edwards was announced as the NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for November 2023. Anthony Edwards was a part of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup All-Tournament Team. He has 25.9 ppg as the shooting guard of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2023-2024 season of the NBA.

Jaylen Brown

Jaylen Brown is among the most promising players in professional basketball. He has played in 70 matches during the 2023-2024 season of the NBA for the Boston Celtics. The American basketball player has 23 ppg and 5.5 rpg this season.

He appeared in his first NBA Finals after a stunning performance in the 2021-2022 season. Jaylen Brown and his team, Boston Celtics, played the finals of the basketball tournament against the Golden State Warriors. The shooting guard scored over 20 points in multiple matches during the finals but lost to the Golden State Warriors within 6 games.

The Boston Celtics have offered Jaylen Brown a 5-year extension in 2023. The decision was brought about by the announcement that Jaylen Brown had made it into the All-NBA second team. Jaylen Brown has scored over 10,000 points from various matches for his team.

Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson is a key player of the Golden State Warriors. He has a knack for scoring 3 pointers in his matches. His shooting skills have been pivotal in earning 4 NBA championship titles for the Golden State Warriors. Klay Thompson has appeared in 793 matches for his NBA team with an average 19.6 ppg.

He has played 77 matches for his team and maintained 17.9 ppg during the 2023-2024 NBA season. Klay Thompson has scored over 15,000 points in his career. He could easily be a top scorer this season for the Golden State Warriors.