The 25 Greatest NBA Players of the '90s

18. Kevin Johnson

Accomplishments (1989-1990 - 1998-1999): 3x All-Star, 4x All-NBA
Team(s): Suns
Stats (1989-1990 - 1998-1999): 18.8 PPG 3.3 RPG 9.3 APG 1.5 SPG
'90s Highlights

KJ was a tough lil' guy. He was an all-around point guard that liked to do everything himself. Johnson averaged 20 points and 9 dimes four times during the '90s. During his first two years in Phoenix ('89 and '90), Kevin helped the Suns make two straight Western Conference Finals appearances. When he finally got help in the form of Charles Barkley in 1993, the Suns finished with a league best 62-20 record, but lost to the Bulls in the Finals in six games. Kevin was a fearless slasher. He penetrated the paint and either dished it to Sir Charles or hit "Thunder" Dan Majerle for a three. He had the ability to take over a game with his scoring and he played pretty good defense too. The 6'1" guard took 7 free throw attempts a game during the '90s and preferred to get three points the old fashioned way. He was a leader on and off the court. Kevin is currently the Mayor of Sacramento.

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