Tag: hall of fame
Who were the best NBA players from the 1970s and 1980s who were not hall of famers?
I think I have enough knowledge to answer this question since I love this era of the NBA… 1970s: Paul Silas Think of him like your 1970s version of Draymond Green or Dennis Rodman. He was a high hustle defensive glue guy who had a lot of intangibles. Every great NBA team needs one of […]
What are some all-time great basketball players who have never been on an All-NBA team at any point in their career, despite having had Hall of Fame careers?
Walt Bellamy Bob Lanier Jamaal Wilkes Chet Walker Maurice Cheeks Nate Thurmond Lenny Wilkens These players are all Hall of Fame – Thurmond and Wilkens are even on the NBA 75th anniv team – without having any All-NBA selections. Sometimes a great player can miss All-NBA due to tough competition at their position.
Who was the greatest basketball player who was never inducted into the Naismith Memorial basketball Hall of Fame?
Leroy Edwards He was the most dominant player of the pre-NBA era. 2x NBL Champion3x NBL MVP8x All-NBL3x NBL Scoring Champ If this was the NBA he’d be first ballot HoFer no question. I still have no idea why he isn’t in though. George Mikan called him the best player he ever played against – […]