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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213 42
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

2
120 34
Clyde Drexler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 57

3
111 36
George Gervin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 67

4
97 34
Joe Dumars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 55

5
84 27
Sidney Moncrief is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

6
58 12
Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Gary Thompson0 added age 53

7
67 24
Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

8
62 29
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 57

9
49 22
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 65

10
38 15
Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 55

11
53 27
Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

12
39 16
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 54

13
43 23
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 65

14
29 15
Jeff Malone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 57

15
41 26
Andrew Toney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 61

16
10 2
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Todd Naughton added Died at 53 (1954-2007)

17
25 17
Alvin Robertson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

18
23 16
Darrell Griffith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

19
8 2
Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
bigulcards added age 59

20
25 19
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 53

21
22 18
Reggie Theus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 61

22
5 2
Marques Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Todd Naughton added age 62

23
17 18
Otis Birdsong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 63

24
4 4
Rodney McCray is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
bigulcards added age 57

25
18 20
Rex Chapman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
age 52