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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70 24
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Died at 41 (1947-1988)

2
68 28
George Gervin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 66

3
67 29
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 80

4
53 20
Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 74

5
54 23
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s

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34 13
Paul Westphal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 68

7
36 17
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 75

8
25 12
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 64

9
28 16
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 65

10
37 25
Sam Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 85

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27 17
Hal Greer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 82

12
22 13
Jerry Sloan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 76

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9 1
Dave Bing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Todd Naughton added age 75

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16 11
Gus Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 65

15
16 11
Fred Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 70

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16 11
Bob Dandridge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 71

17
12 9
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Died at 39 (1954-1993)

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15 14
Doug Collins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 67

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9 11
Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
age 66

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10 13
Randy Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Died at 61 (1948-2009)

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12 16
Bill Sharman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 70s
Died at 87 (1926-2013)