Basketball The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s  

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The top shooting guards of the 80s are some very, very familiar names and are without question some of the greatest NBA players to ever take the court. It is important to note that the best NBA shooting guards from the 1980s were a dynamic group of athletes that truly changed the game. True trendsetters. The greatest NBA shooting guards from the 80s came into the league with tremendous pedigrees. Some of the top 80s shooting guards dominated the college game and carried that success into the NBA. The best NBA shooting guards from the 1980s also helped strengthen the league's global brand and inspired today's international stars. With that, here's a list of the greatest NBA shooting guards of the 1980s.
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196 39
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

2
109 30
Clyde Drexler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 56

3
99 31
George Gervin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 66

4
77 26
Sidney Moncrief is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

5
86 32
Joe Dumars is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 55

6
51 11
Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Gary Thompson0 added age 53

7
57 22
Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

8
57 27
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 57

9
50 23
Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

10
42 19
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 65

11
34 15
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 54

12
31 14
Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 55

13
38 21
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 64

14
39 22
Andrew Toney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 61

15
26 13
Jeff Malone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 57

16
21 14
Darrell Griffith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

17
22 15
Alvin Robertson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

18
24 17
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 53

19
7 1
Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
bigulcards added age 59

20
21 17
Reggie Theus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 61

21
6 2
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Todd Naughton added Died at 53 (1954-2007)

22
5 1
Marques Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Todd Naughton added age 62

23
4 1
Rodney McCray is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
bigulcards added age 57

24
16 16
Otis Birdsong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 63

25
17 19
Rex Chapman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 51