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The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s

Updated March 16, 2020 13.2k votes 2.5k voters 55.0k views32 items

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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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  • 1
    Dražen Petrović is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Dražen Petrović

    Portland Trail Blazers, New Jersey Nets

    PositionShooting guard

    AgeDec. at 29 (1964-1993)

    BirthplaceŠibenik, Croatia

  • 2
    Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Michael Jordan

    Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age56

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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  • 3
    Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Jeff Hornacek

    Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Age56

    BirthplaceElmhurst, Illinois

  • 4
    Nick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Nick Anderson

    Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age51

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

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  • 5
    Hersey Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Hersey Hawkins

    Philadelphia 76ers, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age53

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

  • 6
    Dell Curry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    78

    Dell Curry

    Utah Jazz, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age55

    BirthplaceHarrisonburg, Virginia

  • 7
    Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    175

    Eddie Jones

    Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age48

    BirthplacePompano Beach, Florida

  • 8
    John Starks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    John Starks

    Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

  • 9
    Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    164

    Dan Majerle

    Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age54

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Traverse City

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  • 10
    Allan Houston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    184

    Allan Houston

    Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks

    PositionShooting guard

    Age48

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

  • 11
    Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    85

    Jim Jackson

    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

    PositionShooting guard

    Age49

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio

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  • 12
    Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    181

    Steve Smith

    Charlotte Bobcats, Atlanta Hawks

    PositionShooting guard

    Age50

    BirthplaceDetroit, Highland Park, Michigan

  • 13
    Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Chris Mullin

    Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age56

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

  • 14
    Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    47

    Ron Harper

    Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionPoint guard, Small forward

    Age55

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

  • 15
    Latrell Sprewell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Latrell Sprewell

    Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age49

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

  • 16
    Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Mitch Richmond

    Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

  • 17
    Vernon Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    57

    Vernon Maxwell

    Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceGainesville, Florida

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  • 18
    Kendall Gill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    76

    Kendall Gill

    Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age51

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

  • 19
    Clyde Drexler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Clyde Drexler

    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age57

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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  • 20
    Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    24

    Byron Scott

    Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age58

    BirthplaceOgden, Utah, United States of America

  • 21
    Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    22

    Jalen Rose

    Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

    Age46

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

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  • 22
    Joe Dumars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Joe Dumars

    Detroit Pistons

    PositionShooting guard

    Age56

    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana

  • 23
    Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    665

    Reggie Miller

    Indiana Pacers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceRiverside, California, United States of America

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    Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Dale Ellis

    Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets

    Age59

    BirthplaceMarietta, Georgia

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    Isaiah Rider is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s
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    Isaiah Rider

    Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age48

    BirthplaceOakland, California

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