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Top 10 NBA Shooting Guards of All Time Rankings

Ranking the best NBA Shooting Guards of all time such as Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and more. See where they rank and rank these great Shooting Guards yourself


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Hundreds of players have stepped on NBA courts, many names, many surnames, many incredible stories have been captured, players left their legacy, and had brilliant careers. The SG position and its main protagonists gave us many memorable moments. They are the protagonists of this compilation: Top 10 Shooting Guards of All Time.


Top 10 SG of All Time

  1. George Gervin

Team(s): San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls

Career Stats (NBA): 26.2 PTS, 4.6 REB, 2.8 AST, 1.2 STL, 0.8 BLK

George Gervin, better known as "The Iceman", stood out for the main distinctive skill of his game, the "Finger Roll", which made him the forerunner of one of the coolest styles of play in the league. Gervin’s number 44 jersey is retired by the San Antonio Spurs. 

  • 9x NBA All-Star (MVP in 1980)
  • 7x All-NBA Selection
  • 4x NBA Scoring Champion


  1. Ray Allen

Team(s): Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat

Career Stats: 18.9 PTS, 4.1 REB, 3.4 AST, 1.1 STL, 40% 3P

Ray Allen, known for his work ethic and excellent shooting skills, was one of the best shooters in history and will forever be remembered for that three-pointer he made in the 2013 NBA Finals against San Antonio. Allen is still currently the all-time leader in three-pointers scored (2,973).

  • 10x NBA All-Star 
  • 2x All-NBA Selection
  • 2x NBA Champion


  1. Reggie Miller

Team(s): Indiana Pacers

Career Stats: 18.2 PTS, 3.0 REB, 3.0 AST, 1.1 STL, 39% 3P

Reggie Miller, New York's nemesis, was one of the game's most effective shooters, and his legend was forged during his postseason clashes, even though he didn't win the championship. His number 31 jersey is in the rafters of Indiana.

  • 5x NBA All-Star 
  • 3x All-NBA Selection


  1. Allen Iverson

Team(s): Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

Career Stats: 26.7 PTS, 3.7 REB, 6.2 AST, 2.2 STL

Allen Iverson, better known as "The Answer," was a generational talent, recognized for his braids, ball handling, and crossovers. He was one of the most influential players on the basketball court. His legendary No. 3 jersey is retired in Philadelphia.

  • 11x NBA All-Star (2X MVP, 2001 and 2005)
  • 7x All-NBA Selection
  • NBA MVP (2001)
  • 4x NBA Scoring Champion (1999, 2001, 2002, 2005) 
  • Rookie of the Year (1996-97)


  1. James Harden

Team(s): Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets

Career Stats: 25.1 PTS, 5.5 REB, 6.5 AST, 36% 3P, 1.6 STL (*Still Active)

James "The Beard" Harden was one of the most offensively talented players of all time, his isolation plays along with his step-back were indefensible at times.

  • 9x NBA All-Star 
  • 7x All-NBA Selection
  • NBA MVP (2018)
  • 3x NBA Scoring Champion (2017 - 2020)
  • NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2012)
  • NBA Assists Leader (2017)


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  1. Clyde Drexler

Team(s): Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

Career Stats: 20.4 PTS, 6.1 REB, 5.6 AST, 2.0 STL

Clyde "The Glide" Drexler was one of the greatest athletes of his era. The peak of his career was eclipsed by Michael Jordan, but in a different time his legacy would probably have been greater. His championship with the Houston Rockets crowned an excellent career. Drexler’s No. 22 jersey sits retired in both Portland and Houston

  • 10x NBA All-Star 
  • 5x All-NBA Selection
  • NBA champion (1994)


  1. Dwyane Wade

Team(s): Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers

Career Stats: 22.0 PTS, 4.7 REB, 5.4 AST, 1.5 STL

Dwyane Wade was a lethal offensive player with an extraordinary mid-range shot and known for blocking his opponents' shots, a shooting guard who shined alongside LeBron James in Miami Heat. Wade’s number 3 jersey is retired by the Miami Heat.

  • 13x NBA All-Star (MVP in 2010)
  • 8x All-NBA Selection
  • 3x NBA champion (2006, 2012 and 2013)
  • NBA Finals MVP (2006)
  • NBA Scoring Champion (2009)


  1. Jerry West

Team(s): Los Angeles Lakers

Career Stats: 27.0 PTS, 5.8 REB, 6.7 AST, 2.6 STL

Jerry "Mr. Clutch" West was one of the most competitive players the league has ever had. His performances in the Playoffs will be remembered forever. "The Logo" is the only player to win the Finals MVP for the team that lost it. His number 44 jersey sits in the rafters by the Los Angeles Lakers.

  • 14x NBA All-Star (MVP in 1972)
  • 12x All-NBA Selection
  • NBA champion (1972)
  • NBA Finals MVP (1969)
  • NBA Scoring Champion
  • NBA assists leader (1972)


  1. Kobe Bryant

Team(s): Los Angeles Lakers

Career Stats: 25.0 PTS, 5.2 REB, 4.7 AST, 1.4 STL

Kobe Bryant, known as "Black Mamba," had one of the most competitive minds; his professionalism, killer instinct, love for the game, and talent made him transcend beyond basketball. A historical figure, emblem of the Lakers, one of the faces of NBA history. Both his jersey numbers (No. 8 and 24) are retired by the Los Angeles Lakers.

  • 18x NBA All-Star (MVP in 2002, 2007, 2009 and 2011)
  • 15x All-NBA Selection
  • 5x NBA champion 
  • 2x NBA Finals MVP (2009 and 2010)
  • NBA MVP (2007-08)
  • 2x NBA Scoring Champion


  1. Michael Jordan

Team(s): Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards

Career Stats: 30.1 PTS, 6.2 REB, 5.3 AST, 2.3 STL

Michael Jordan, the athlete who revolutionized the NBA in the '90s, the cornerstone of the globalization of basketball, better known as "His Majesty," an absolute winner, and for many the best of all time. So great his number is retired not only in Chicago but a team he never played for (Miami Heat). 

  • 14x NBA All-Star (MVP in 1988, 1996 and 1998)
  • 11x All-NBA Selection
  • 6x NBA champion 
  • 6x NBA Finals MVP 
  • 5x NBA MVP 
  • 10x NBA Scoring Champion
  • Defensive Player of the Year (1987-88)

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