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The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s 

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List Rules Vote up the best NBA SGs that played during the 1990s

The top 90s NBA shooting guards enjoyed illustrious careers in the league and are part of (arguably) the NBA's golden age. That's not a proper nickname for the decade but with all of these stars it is hard to really argue. The greatest NBA shooting guards from the 1990s were also a memorable group of players that became icons. More than icons. Michael Jordan everybody. Michael Jordan.

Some of the best shooting guards of the 90s were known as pure scorers while other top SGs of the 90s were lockdown defenders. Some of the top 90s NBA shooting guards had success in the previous decade while others were just starting their career and dominated later. The best NBA shooting guards from the 1990s were also one-man corporations with portfolios that included numerous endorsement deals. Here's a list of the greatest NBA shooting guards of the 1990s. Definitely some of the best SGs in NBA history.
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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from New York City, New York, United States of America

Teams: Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

Age: 56

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Clyde Drexler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

Age: 57

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3
Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Riverside, California, United States of America

Teams: Indiana Pacers

Age: 54

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Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

Teams: Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors

Age: 54

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Joe Dumars is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Shreveport, Louisiana

Teams: Detroit Pistons

Age: 56

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6
Dražen Petrović is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Šibenik, Croatia

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, New Jersey Nets

Age: Dec. at 29 (1964-1993)

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7
Latrell Sprewell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks

Age: 49

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8
Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Elmhurst, Illinois

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers

Age: 56

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9
Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from New York City, New York

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors

Age: 56

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10
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from Traverse City, Michigan, United States of America

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

Age: 54

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John Starks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Teams: Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls

Age: 54

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Hersey Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Chicago, Illinois

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, Chicago Bulls

Age: 53

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13
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Detroit, Highland Park, Michigan

Teams: Charlotte Bobcats, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Pelicans, Miami Heat

Age: 50

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14
Allan Houston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Teams: Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks

Age: 48

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15
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Pompano Beach, Florida

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat

Age: 48

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Nick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Nick Anderson Shooting guard and Small forward from Chicago, Illinois

Teams: Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Memphis Grizzlies

Age: 51

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17
Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from Harrisonburg, Virginia

Teams: Utah Jazz, Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks

Age: 55

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18
Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard from Toledo, Ohio

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, + more

Age: 49

19
Vernon Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
alexlittledick added Shooting guard from Gainesville, Florida

Teams: Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, + more

Age: 54

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Kendall Gill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from Chicago, Illinois, USA

Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat, + more

Age: 51

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Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets

Age: 59

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Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
TRENT13 added Point guard and Small forward from Dayton, Ohio

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls

Age: 55

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Isaiah Rider is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
Shooting guard and Small forward from Oakland, California

Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets

Age: 48

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Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
TRENT13 added Point guard and Shooting guard from Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, + more

Age: 46

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Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
TRENT13 added Shooting guard from Ogden, Utah, United States of America

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, Vancouver Grizzlies

Age: 58

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