Can a person who’s never played basketball be a good basketball coach?

Doubtful. What is clear is that every good basketball coach played basketball at some level. They did not have to be good basketball players themselves, however. Red Auerbach – played basketball at the high school level John Kundla – played basketball at the high school level Red Holzman – played for the Rochester Royals Jerry… Continue reading Can a person who’s never played basketball be a good basketball coach?

Who are your top 10 NBA players pre and post ABA merger (which many consider start of the modern NBA)?

pre-ABA merger (pre 1976): Wilt Chamberlain Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bill Russell Jerry West Oscar Robertson Elgin Baylor John Havlicek Bob Pettit Bob Cousy Rick Barry post-ABA merger (post 1976): Michael Jordan Lebron James Magic Johnson Larry Bird Tim Duncan Kobe Bryant Shaquille O’Neal Hakeem Olajuwon Moses Malone Karl Malone Note: No Dr J, because his career… Continue reading Who are your top 10 NBA players pre and post ABA merger (which many consider start of the modern NBA)?

Top 25 greatest NBA players by position + other NBA rankings

Now that the NBA season has ended (and what a season it was!) now comes to time to revisit the top 100 greatest players of all time, as well as the top NBA players by position. I’ve decided to discard my old post on this since that post was made back in 2013, and this… Continue reading Top 25 greatest NBA players by position + other NBA rankings