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The Best NBA Shooting Guards of the 90s

Updated March 16, 2020 14.2k votes 2.8k voters 55.9k 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
    1,478
    200

    Dražen Petrović

    Portland Trail Blazers, New Jersey Nets

    PositionShooting guard

    AgeDec. at 29 (1964-1993)

    BirthplaceŠibenik, Croatia

  • 2
    Jeff Hornacek
    229
    230

    Jeff Hornacek

    Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    Age56

    BirthplaceElmhurst, Illinois

  • 3
    Dan Majerle
    197
    194

    Dan Majerle

    Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age54

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Traverse City

  • 4
    Michael Jordan
    1,016
    1,098

    Michael Jordan

    Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age56

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • 5
    Vernon Maxwell
    90
    76

    Vernon Maxwell

    Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceGainesville, Florida

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  • 6
    John Starks
    246
    249

    John Starks

    Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

  • 7
    Isaiah Rider
    98
    85

    Isaiah Rider

    Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age48

    BirthplaceOakland, California

  • 8
    Chris Mullin
    273
    278

    Chris Mullin

    Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age56

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

  • 9
    Allan Houston
    218
    218

    Allan Houston

    Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks

    PositionShooting guard

    Age48

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

  • 10
    Latrell Sprewell
    283
    291

    Latrell Sprewell

    Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age49

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

  • 11
    Jim Jackson
    118
    108

    Jim Jackson

    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

    PositionShooting guard

    Age49

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio

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  • 12
    Steve Smith
    215
    216

    Steve Smith

    Charlotte Bobcats, Atlanta Hawks

    PositionShooting guard

    Age50

    BirthplaceDetroit, Highland Park, Michigan

  • 13
    Nick Anderson
    149
    142

    Nick Anderson

    Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age51

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

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  • 14
    Eddie Jones
    208
    208

    Eddie Jones

    Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age48

    BirthplacePompano Beach, Florida

  • 15
    Hersey Hawkins
    181
    179

    Hersey Hawkins

    Philadelphia 76ers, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard

    Age53

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

  • 16
    Ron Harper
    79
    65

    Ron Harper

    Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionPoint guard, Small forward

    Age55

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

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  • 17
    Mitch Richmond
    420
    449

    Mitch Richmond

    Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

  • 18
    Jalen Rose
    50
    33

    Jalen Rose

    Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

    Age46

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

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  • 19
    Dell Curry
    109
    98

    Dell Curry

    Utah Jazz, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age55

    BirthplaceHarrisonburg, Virginia

  • 20
    Clyde Drexler
    570
    664

    Clyde Drexler

    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age57

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA

  • 21
    Kendall Gill
    106
    95

    Kendall Gill

    Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age51

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

  • 22
    Reggie Miller
    570
    665

    Reggie Miller

    Indiana Pacers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceRiverside, California, United States of America

  • 23
    Dale Ellis
    86
    77

    Dale Ellis

    Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets

    Age59

    BirthplaceMarietta, Georgia

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  • 24
    Joe Dumars
    377
    436

    Joe Dumars

    Detroit Pistons

    PositionShooting guard

    Age56

    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana

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  • 25
    Byron Scott
    52
    36

    Byron Scott

    Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age58

    BirthplaceOgden, Utah, United States of America