Harden came in at no. 6 on the list of the top 10 shooting guards of all time, leaving Kobe Bryant out of the top spot
When it comes to the best shooting guard in NBA history, many people may think that there is a lot of talent at first sight. In fact, shooting guard did not start to shine until the 1990s, and there are very few super shooting guards before Jordan.Celtics legend Havlicek, a small forward and occasional shooting guard;Like Lakers star David West, a point guard who played just two seasons as a shooting guard.Therefore, the top 10 shooting guards of all time are almost all recent stars. Let’s take a look at them.10. Joe Dumas;After being drafted by the Pistons in 1985, the 191-tall Dumars has been playing shooting guard and guarding superscorers like Jordan because of the presence of another super point guard, “Smile Assassin” Thomas.He averaged 16.6 points, 2.2 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 0.9 steals in his 14-year career with the Pistons.He is a two-time NBA champion, an FMVP, three-time All-Nba selection, five-time All-Defensive Selection, and six-time All-Star.He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006 and his no. 4 jersey was retired by the Pistons.9. Ray Allen;A member of the ’96 Golden Generation, Allen was a dynamo early in his career, and since 2000 his 3-pointers have blossomed into the league’s top three scorers.In his 18-year career, he averaged 18.9 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.1 steals per game with the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle Supersonics, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat.He was a two-time NBA champion, two-time All-Nba selection, and 10-time All-Star. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2018, and he made the second most 3-pointers in history.8. Sam Jones;The 193-foot-tall Jones was the no. 8 overall pick in the 1957 first round, the leading scorer during the Celtics’ dynasty and the NBA’s first No. 24 overall.In his 12-year career with the Celtics, he averaged 17.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists.He was a 10-time NBA champion, three-time All-Nba selection, five-time All-Star, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984. His no. 24 jersey was retired by the Celtics.7. Clyde Drexler;The 201-tall Drexler, the 14th overall pick in the 1983 draft, entered the league a year earlier than Jordan.They played the same game, both physical and jumping, Jordan called the “air Man” and He called the “glider,” while Clyde only won in the 1994-95 season, when Jordan retired.He averaged 20.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 2.0 steals and 0.7 blocks per game in his 15-year career with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Houston Rockets.A one-time NBA champion, five-time All-Nba selection and 10-time All-Star, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2004. His jersey number 22 was retired by the Rockets and blazers.No. 6 James Harden;As the breakout star of 2009, Harden’s career didn’t get off to a great start, appearing as a super sixth man for the Thunder.After moving to the Rockets, Harden launched his career into the open, averaging 50+ points per game and matching Jordan’s 36.1 points per game.In his career, he has averaged 25 points, 5.6 rebounds, 6.7 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.7 blocks per game. He was selected as the MVP, scoring champion for three times, assisting champion for one time, all-Nba First Team For six times, All-Nba Sixth Man for one time, and all-star for nine times.5. George Girvan;At 201, he played for ABA and NBA, and had a phenomenal scoring performance in both leagues.He spent 10 years in the NBA, first with the Spurs and the last with the Bulls.He averaged 26.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.2 steals, 0.8 blocks per game, was a four-time scoring champion, a seven-time All-Nba selection, and a nine-time All-Star. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1996.4. Allen Iverson;Officially only 183, Iverson beat kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Ray Allen to the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft and became one of the league’s most popular stars in the early 2000s.His high morale, unyielding spirit, dazzling dribble and super scoring ability, conquered countless fans.In his 14-year career, he averaged 26.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 6.2 assists, and 2.2 steals per game. He won the MVP award, four scoring titles, three steals, one Rookie of the Year, seven all-Nba selections, and 11 All-Star selections. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2016 and his no. 3 jersey was retired by the 76ers.3. Dwyane Wade;Wade was selected fifth overall in the 2003 draft, but he proved himself before lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and others.After winning with Shaquille O ‘Neal and then stepping aside to win a title with the Big Three, Wade exemplified greatness in his own way.He averaged 22 points, 4.7 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.8 blocks per game in his 16-year career with the Heat, Bulls and Cavaliers.A three-time NBA champion, one-time FMVP, one-time scoring champion, eight-time All-Nba selection, three-time All-defensive Selection, and 13-time All-Star, he was touching to watch him toast his knee with champagne.2. Kobe Bryant;In the 1996 draft, the Hornets selected Kobe Bryant, and then they made the stupid decision to send him to the Lakers.The lakers won three titles in a row during the O.K. ‘s era, but his lazy attitude and Bryant’s obsessive desire to win were at each other’s feet and eventually led to a split.It wasn’t until they had Pau Gasol that the lakers reinvigorated.In his 20-year career, Bryant averaged 25 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game, making him the greatest shooting guard of the early 21st century.A five-time NBA champion, two-time FMVP, two-time scoring champion, 15-time All-Nba selection, 12-time All-Defensive Selection, and inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, his no. 24 jersey was retired by the Lakers.1. Michael JordanJordan was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1984 NBA Draft and led the league in scoring with 37.1 points per game in his third season, gradually taking over the magic League’s no.1 spot.Although Jordan retired twice in his career, his achievements are still great to be surpassed by posterity.In his 15-year career, he averaged 30.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 2.3 steals and 0.8 assists per game. He was a six-time NBA champion, six-time NBA MVP, five-time MVP, 10-time scoring champion, three-time NBA Steal champion, 1-time All-Defensive Player, 11-time All-Defensive First Team and nine-time All-Defensive First Team.He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2009, and is considered the first player in NBA history to have his jersey number 23 retired by the Bulls.