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Basketball Guards lead the charge down the court. Guards often call the plays and direct the rest of the team. Guard greats included Jordan, Magic, Gervin, Robertson and Stockton.

Austin Carr

Austin Carr put a football landmark -- the University of Notre Dame -- on the basketball map. However, his professional career never matched his college years because of nagging injuries and playing with weak teams.

Bill Sharman

Bill Sharman was the first NBA player to make 50 consecutive free throws. Read more about Bill Sharman and his automatic one-hand shot. See more »

Oscar Robertson

Oscar Robertson's best season was 1963-1964, when he averaged 31.4 points and won the NBA MVP Award. Read more about Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson. See more »

Earl Monroe

Earl Monroe was 1968 NBA Rookie of the Year and an integral part of the New York Knicks' 1973 championship team. Read about 'Earl the Pearl' Monroe. See more »

Nancy Lieberman

Nancy Lieberman won an Olympic silver medal at 18 and was the first woman to play in a men's professional league. Read about Nancy Lieberman's career. See more »

Pete Maravich

When Pete Maravich was at the top of his game he was smoking out an outrageous 50-points a night. Read more about the rise and fall of Pete Maravich. See more »

Tom Gola

Tom Gola set an NCAA career rebounding record (2,201) that has never been matched. Learn more this five-time NBA All-Star and his career averages. See more »

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson claimed three Most Valuable Player Awards and five championship rings during his outstanding career. Read about Magic and his totals. See more »

Hal Greer

Hal Greer appeared in 10 All-Star Games and was MVP of the 1968 game after scoring a record 19 points in one quarter. Read about this Hall of Famer. See more »

Sam Jones averaged 17.7 points and won 10 championships in a dozen seasons with the Boston Celtics. Get details about Sam Jones's averages and scores. See more »

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan captured 10 NBA scoring crowns and six NBA titles during his legendary career. Learn more about the world's greatest basketball player. See more »