NBA The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s  

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The top shooting guards of the 70s include some of the most legendary players in NBA history. And that is really saying something. From 'Pistol' Pete to the logo himself, Jerry West. The greatest NBA shooting guards from the 1970s were also among the most prolific scorers the league has ever seen. Take the Ice Man George Gervin for example. The best NBA shooting guards from the 70s certainly made their mark on the game. Some of the top 70s shooting guards won NBA championships while other 70s SGs were known more their signature styles like Earl "The Pearl" and "The Pistol." The best NBA shooting guards from the 1970s were a truly diverse group that came from different backgrounds. Vote for your favorites now!
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Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Pete Maravich Died at 41 (1947-1988)

2
46 15
George Gervin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
George Gervin age 66

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35 8
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s

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45 16
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Jerry West age 79

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31 14
Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Earl Monroe age 73

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25 13
Sam Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Sam Jones age 84

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17 6
Paul Westphal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Paul Westphal age 67

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21 10
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Gail Goodrich age 74

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15 7
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Walter Davis age 63

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13 9
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
World B. Free age 64

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10 6
Jerry Sloan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Jerry Sloan age 75

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8 7
Fred Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Fred Brown age 69

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8 8
Gus Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Gus Williams age 65

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8 8
Doug Collins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Doug Collins age 66

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8 8
Bob Dandridge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Bob Dandridge age 70

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11 12
Hal Greer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Hal Greer age 81

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9 10
Bill Sharman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Bill Sharman Died at 87 (1926-2013)

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7 8
Randy Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Randy Smith Died at 61 (1948-2009)

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4 6
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
John Drew Died at 39 (1954-1993)

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4 7
Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Billy Knight age 65