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    Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Now that Kobe has won ring #4, I think we need to do this

    1. Jordan
    2. Wilt
    3. Oscar Robertson
    4. Magic
    5. Bill Russell
    6. Bird
    7. Kobe
    8. Tim Duncan
    9. Kareem
    10. Hakeem Olajuwon



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    i definately wouldn't have put duncan ahead of Kareem AND the dream



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    1. MJ
    2. Magic
    3. Russell
    4. Kareem
    5. Oscar
    6. Kobe
    7. Wilt
    8. Hakeem
    9. Bird
    10. Shaq



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    I'd put Wilt at number one. He transformed the game. He totally changed it.



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    I'd say you have to go Jordan, Wilt, and Abdul-Jabbar in the top 3. Each of those guys defined an era and changed the game.

    Russell, Magic, and Bird are the next level of guys.

    That first list NOT having Shaq is a disgrace, considering Shaq has 4 rings (and you said we need to do this since Kobe just got #4).

    I'd then go Shaq, Tim Duncan, Bob Pettit, and Dr. J

    I get that this is for NBA, but if you look at Dr. J's ABA numbers, he was straight up dominant.

    Before it's all said and done, I think Lebron will be in this top 10 list... I'd probably put Kobe at 11 or 12....



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Quote Originally Posted by mplscyclone View Post
    I'd say you have to go Jordan, Wilt, and Abdul-Jabbar in the top 3. Each of those guys defined an era and changed the game.

    Russell, Magic, and Bird are the next level of guys.

    That first list NOT having Shaq is a disgrace, considering Shaq has 4 rings (and you said we need to do this since Kobe just got #4).

    I'd then go Shaq, Tim Duncan, Bob Pettit, and Dr. J

    I get that this is for NBA, but if you look at Dr. J's ABA numbers, he was straight up dominant.

    Before it's all said and done, I think Lebron will be in this top 10 list... I'd probably put Kobe at 11 or 12....
    Your list needs more Oscar.



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    I just looked it up, but I think we can look at this analytically by looking at the PER statistic. It's not the ONLY basis to look at, but it's a good way to see how effective players were.

    Currently in the Top 10 are:

    MJ, Shaq, Lebron, David Robinson, Wilt, Bob Pettit, Tim Duncan, Neil Johnston, Charles Barkley, and Kareem.

    Magic is at #11, Karl Malone at #12, Kobe at #15, Hakeem at #16, Bird at #17, and Oscar Robinson at #18.

    Dr J. is #1 all time in the ABA, followed by Rick Barry.

    Again, not saying this is the be all, end all, but it's interesting to look at.



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    Your list needs more Oscar.
    Crap! I thought I already had him. I'd swap Oscar for Dr J. I'd leave Bob Pettit in there....



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Quote Originally Posted by LeBron View Post
    Now that Kobe has won ring #4, I think we need to do this

    1. Jordan
    2. Wilt
    3. Oscar Robertson
    4. Magic
    5. Bill Russell
    6. Bird
    7. Kobe
    8. Tim Duncan
    9. Kareem
    10. Hakeem Olajuwon
    You have Tim Duncan but not LeBron.


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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Quote Originally Posted by mplscyclone View Post
    That first list NOT having Shaq is a disgrace, considering Shaq has 4 rings (and you said we need to do this since Kobe just got #4).
    So, based on your logic, Derek Fisher needs to be in the top 10 too, because he has also won 4 rings?



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycofan1 View Post
    You have Tim Duncan but not LeBron.
    Lebron has no rings.


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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Are you baising on the need for a ring or not. My top 10 reagardless if the won a ring or not
    1 Jordan
    2 Wilt
    3 Russell
    4 Oscar Robertson
    5 Doctor J.
    6 Magic
    7 Bird
    8 Jerry West
    9 Kareem
    10 Kobe



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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    1. MJ
    2. Magic
    3. Russell
    4. Kareem
    5. Oscar
    6. Kobe
    7. Wilt
    8. Hakeem
    9. Bird
    10. Shaq
    This, except in some different order. Personally I can't rank them. It's these 10 in some order. MJ on top though.


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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    1. Bill Russell
    2. Wilt Chamberlain
    3. M. Jordan
    4. Larry Bird
    5. Magic Johnson
    6. Kobe Bryant
    7. Oscar Robinson
    8. Kareem Abdul Jabbar
    9. Shaquille O'neal
    10. John Stockton


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    Re: Rank the top 10 greatest NBA players of all-time

    No George Mikan? Talk about guys who changed the game...



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