Dwyane Wade, Chicago Bulls: After a solid, healthy season where he only missed eight games in Miami, the questions about Wade’s health have subsided. Now the only thing up in the air is his fit in a lineup with Butler and Rajon Rondo, a couple of other guys who like to have the ball in their hands.
Ranking James Harden with Best Shooting Guards in the NBA 0 of 11 It didn't take long for James Harden to prove what he could do as the go-to guy. If his 37-point debut didn't sell you on his potential as a franchise player, the 45-point encore probably did.
Thompson’s bold statement isn’t too farfetched as he has demonstrated two consecutive strong seasons and is coming off a career-high 21.7 points per game while shooting a career-best 43.9% from three-point range, which helped him earn his first All-Star game appearance.
In DeMar DeRozan: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Star Shooting Guards, you will learn the inspirational story of one of basketball's greatest offensive players, DeMar DeRozan. DeMar DeRozan has quickly emerged as one of the premier scorers in the NBA, with a ruthless ability to score that reminds many of none other than a combination of Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady.
With the Wizards’ season concluded, we’re reviewing the Wizards, position-by-position. First up, the shooting guards with Bradley Beal backed up by Jodie Meeks. When Bradley Beal grows frustrated — and he often did during the Washington Wizards’ tumultuous season — he smolders with a ...
NBA 2K18’s release is swiftly approaching. Their Twitter account released the top 10 players per position, and C.J. McCollum only came in as the No. 6 shooting guard. Adding to Portland’s résumé of being overlooked, C.J. McCollum has the sixth-highest overall among shooting guards.
Allen Iverson had the stature of a point guard, but he was a shooting guard whose primary focus was to shoot first, pass second. During the best of his years with the Sixers (including going to the NBA Finals), Eric Snow was the official point guard although Iverson exerted a lot of control over the basketball on offense.
In Vince Carter: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Most Dynamic Shooting Guards, you'll read about the inspirational story of basketball's premier shooting guard, Vince Carter. Vince Carter put the Toronto Raptors franchise on the map starting in the late 1990s and into the early 2000s.
He is best known as the player from Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA)wearing a jersey number 10. He often plays from small forward and shooting guard position. Andre Iguodala: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood. The son of Linda Shanklin, Andre Iguodala was born in Springfield, Illinois.
Kyle Elliot Korver (born March 17, 1981) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Creighton and was drafted with the 51st overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft by the New Jersey Nets.
Monta Ellis (/ ˈ m ɒ n t eɪ / MON-tay; born October 26, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Ellis entered the 2005 NBA draft directly after graduating from Lanier High School in Jackson, Mississippi, where he was drafted with the 40th overall pick by the Golden State Warriors.
Smith helped the Cavaliers go 12–1 over the first three rounds of the playoffs to reach the NBA Finals for a third straight season. There the Cavaliers matched-up with the Golden State Warriors, but lost the series in five games. Smith struggled over the first 10 games of the 2017–18 season.
The shooting guard is coming off a season in which his perimeter shooting and defensive prowess fit in perfectly with the rest of the Blazers, helping them get off to a roaring start and still earn the No. 4 record in the brutal Western Conference despite cooling off during the stretch run. Matthews, then in his fifth season since leaving Marquette and going undrafted, averaged a career-best 16.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.2 blocks per game.
When Michael Jordan says you're the toughest guy he's had to guard, that's saying something. Before injuries got the best of him, Mitch was arguably the third best shooting guard in the L behind His Airness and Clyde the Glide. Richmond could shoot the lights out and take you off the dribble until ...
The shooting guard position captured national media attention, with Kobe Bryant left off of the list. A main discussion point was Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waiters, ranked number five. Entering his third NBA season, the vastly underrated Waiters is definitely a top-5 shooting guard and is ready for a breakout season.
Sam Jones was one of the guys that invented the word "clutch." Time and time again he came through when it counted to help Boston win 10 titles. "The Shooter" was never rattled, always calm. He was consistently one of the leading scorers during the time when the Celtics were winning championships every year.
One of the most under-appreciated players of all time, Joe Dumars was consistently one of the best all-around guards in the L. Not only was he a great shooter, he was also a top-notch defender. As one of the quieter members of the Bad Boy Pistons, Joe D made five All-Defensive teams and has a Finals MVP (1989) on his resume.
Aaron Jamal Crawford (born March 20, 1980) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Crawford played his high school basketball for Rainier Beach High School, a basketball powerhouse in Seattle, before committing to play for the University of Michigan.
Tyreke Jamir Evans (born September 19, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at the University of Memphis and was selected by the Kings with the 4th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft.
Hamilton was selected with the 7th pick in the 1999 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards. In his rookie season, he played in 71 games with 12 starts and averaged 9 points a game backing up veteran shooting guard Mitch Richmond. The Wizards won 29 games, however, and failed to make the playoffs.
Hal Greer scored 21,586 points during his 15-season career, all with the 76ers franchise. In 1963, the Syracuse Nationals moved to Philadelphia to become the Philadelphia 76ers. There, Greer teamed with Wilt Chamberlain on the 1966–67 team that won the NBA championship.
Hornacek was also one of the best on offense in the NBA in moving without the ball, something essential for a shooting guard. He was an instrumental part of the Jazz's drive to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998, where the Jazz lost to the Chicago Bulls both times.