Mark Price and Kevin Johnson: NBA’s Most Underrated Point Guards Ever

February 26th, 2010 by Mike B. Leave a reply »
Who's the greatest point guard in NBA history?

Most people would answer that question with Earvin "Magic" Johnson, while others might throw in names like Oscar Robertson and John Stockton.

Everybody knows a thing or two about each of those Hall of Fame floor generals, but what about guys like Mark Price and Kevin Johnson?

Unless you were an avid NBA fan in the late '80s to mid-'90s, you probably have never heard of those names before. But for those of you who have, you know that they were two of the most exciting point guards back in the day.

Price and Johnson, also known as "K.J.", made a combined seven trips to the All-Star Game from '89 to '94. Price played in four ('89, '92, '93, and '94 ) and K.J. appeared in three ('90, '91, and '94).    

They also weren't strangers to All-NBA teams. Price was selected to the First Team once and the Third Team three times, while K.J. was a four-time Second Teamer.  

The two talented point guards each possessed contrasting styles.

Price is widely considered one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. He is the all-time career leader in free th ...

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