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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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47 20
Rolando Blackman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

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Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Byron Scott age 57

10
30 12
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Ron Harper age 54

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37 18
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
World B. Free age 65

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35 20
Andrew Toney is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Andrew Toney age 61

13
34 20
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Walter Davis age 64

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26 13
Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Jeff Hornacek age 55

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22 12
Jeff Malone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Jeff Malone age 57

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19 11
Darrell Griffith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

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20 14
Reggie Theus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Reggie Theus age 61

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21 15
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Dan Majerle age 53

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19 14
Alvin Robertson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s

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Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Todd Naughton added Dennis Johnson Died at 53 (1954-2007)

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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
bigulcards added Danny Ainge age 59

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Otis Birdsong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Otis Birdsong age 63

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

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Marques Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 80s
Todd Naughton added Marques Johnson age 62

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