Top 30 NBA shooting guards — 18. Seth Curry, Nets
Seth Curry is probably the best spot-up shooter in the NBA, save for his brother in Golden State. His elite 3-point shooting is a weapon powerful enough to earn him a favorable spot on this list. Add in Curry’s improved floater game and playmaking off the drive, and you have an exceedingly useful complementary piece on offense. T
Top 30 NBA shooting guards — 17. Terry Rozier, Hornets
The Hornets — very much in the spirit of Terry Rozier — are electric on the offensive end and blasé on the defensive end. Charlotte can run rampant on ill-prepared defenses, and Rozier is a big reason why. He can bomb 3s as the trailer in transition, or go to work in isolation and carry the halfcourt offense on his slender shoulders. Rozier has gone from fun bench spark plug to legitimate starting two-guard, in large part due to his improved shot diet (while still maintaining the kind of unshakable confidence you need in a late-game closer).
Top 30 NBA shooting guards — 16. Tyler Herro, Heat
Tyler Herro won Sixth Man of the Year and will be right back in the conversation next season if Miami keeps him on the bench. He’s the next generation’s Lou Williams — a microwave scorer whose only job is to come in, play 25-30 minutes “off the bench,” and rack up points. Herro is a dynamic shooter, be it off movement, sizing his man up off the dribble, or simply spotting up. He’s a turnstile defensively and not much of a playmaker, but he’s one of the most potent individual backcourt scorers in the game.