The 10 most unstoppable shooting guards of all time, ranked

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3) Jerry West

Jerry West, also known as "Mr. Clutch" and "The Logo," is undoubtedly one of the greatest basketball players ever. Hailing from West Virginia, West made a name for himself as one of the first proper shooting guards to dominate the game.

His exceptional ability to score clutch baskets in high-pressure situations earned him the nickname "Mr. Clutch," and rightfully so. West possessed an incredible shooting touch and was known for his deadly mid-range jump shot. His smooth and fluid shooting motion was a sight to behold, and he consistently delivered when his team needed him the most.

Not only was West a scoring machine, but he was also a tenacious defender, often challenging opponents with his relentless tenacity. His exceptional skills and relentless work ethic led to numerous accolades and accomplishments, including being named an All-Star 14 times and winning an NBA championship with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1972.

Beyond his on-court prowess, West's impact on the game extends to his contribution as the silhouette of the iconic NBA logo. His silhouette, capturing his elegance and skill, has become a symbol of excellence and has forever immortalized him in the annals of basketball history. Jerry West's legacy as a true shooting guard and his influence on the game will continue to inspire future generations of players to strive for greatness.