Who are the top shooting guards?
Shooting guard. It's the glamour position in basketball, the one where the very best players demonstrate a potent combination of skill and swagger, and a great one can lead a team to a championship.
The WNBA is loaded with talented, experienced shooting guards who can put the ball in the basket above all else.
But there are five who stand above the rest because of their consistency and their impact on the game every single night.
Two of them, the top two on the list, in fact, have spent as much time this year bringing the ball up the floor as they have shooting from the perimeter. But Diana Taurasi and Cappie Pondexter aren't true point guards. They will always be shooting guards who might collect a few more assists than they used to.
If 36-year-old Becky Hammon were healthy, she would have made a push to be on this list -- she is certainly one of the best shooting guards in league history. But an ACL injury means it's time to make room for some of the WNBA's best younger players.
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