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 […]

Who were the most passionate players in NBA history?

If you mean intensity and always gave 100% on the court, theres a few: -Bill Russell would throw up before every big game – he had a psychological desire to win games not unlike Michael Jordan -similarly Jerry West would feel physically sick if he lost a game. -Rick Barry still holds grudges against his […]

What was the most “All Star” All-Star NBA game ever?

The now defunct All-Star Legends games, which featured older retired players, some of whom were obviously out of shape, some of whom could still ball the 1984 All Star Legends game featured Pete Maravich, Oscar Robertson, John Havlicek, Nate Thurmond, Wes Unseld, Rick Barry, Hal Greer, Earl Monroe, Jerry West, Sam Jones, Dave Debusschere, Zelmo Beaty, Tom […]