Tons of differences. To the casual fan, they look pretty similar, but there’s some several key differences. One is athleticism – Jordan (especially young Jordan) had an absolutely massive vertical leap of 48′ and was able to get over almost any defender for an acrobatic layup or dunk. Kobe has a much lower vertical leap […]
What team of 5 if any, made up of anyone to ever play in the NBA when they were in their prime, could beat the following in a best of 7 series: PG-Steph Curry, SG- Michael Jordan, SF- Lebron James, PF Tim Duncan, C-Wilt Chamberlain?
For this answer I’m not going to make a team of just the next best players at those positions, rather I’m looking at this from a defense perspective. The key is I’m going to exploit the size mismatches with players I think are good defensively to give these players a lot of trouble, and at […]
Since I’ve been doing research, spreadsheets and videos about NBA/ABA players at each position for the past 7 years, here’s my latest update as of the end of the 2022 season, the top 40 players at each position all time. These are based on a combination of average raw stats (PPG, RPG, APG) in both […]