James Harden and the past: What happened to the shooting guard position?

Posted in Blogroll on October 22nd, 2013 by Okori Wadsworth


Following basketball in the late 1980’s came with certain rules we all understood. You feared and hated the Bad Boy Pistons. At the same time, you also hated and respected the Showtime Lakers. Finally, the shooting guard position was where most of the game’s best scorers were found. Just in the 80’s alone, there was Michael Jordan announcing himself as the next king of the sport in Chicago, Joe Dumars being the only semi-clean Bad Boy in Detroit, and Clyde Drexler being the Mr. Pibb to Jordan’s Dr. Pepper in Portland.

That was just off the top of my head, but more importantly, what has happened to our shooting guards? Where did they go?

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