Philadelphia 76ers: 2023 offseason starting shooting guards rankings

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25. Bennedict Mathurin, Pacers

After being one of the better sixth men in the NBA last season as a rookie, there’s little reason why the Indiana Pacers shouldn’t start Bennedict Mathurin next season. The 6-foot-6 guard is pretty one-dimensional in terms of his overall game, but there’s no denying he’s a very good three-level scorer.

24. Jaden Ivey, Pistons

Jaden Ivey had a very good rookie season with the Detroit Pistons, but there are areas for him to improve. The 6-foot-5 combo guard’s best skills are his scoring and playmaking, both areas need improvement if he wants to live up to his lottery selection. If he does, then the Pistons have a chance to start winning more games.

23. Herbert Jones, Pelicans

There’s no denying that Herbert Jones is one of the best defenders in the NBA, but a lack of a consistent out has held him back in terms of getting more minutes with the New Orleans Pelicans. If the 6-foot-8 wing can improve his outside shot then there are no issues, but if not then Trey Murphy III could potentially take his spot.

22. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Nuggets

It’s hard to believe that Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has not just one but two NBA titles. This second one came with the Denver Nuggets this past season. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard has established himself as one of the better 3-and-D wings in the NBA.

21. Jordan Clarkson, Jazz

It appears that the former Sixth Man of the Year has become the full-time starting shooting guard with the Utah Jazz. The 6-foot-4 is a score-first type of player and a veteran leader on the rebuilding Jazz. It doesn’t hurt he had a career-high scoring this past season.