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 is the biggest what-if scenario in NBA history?

what if Maurice Stokes never got paralyzed following the injury he had in 1958 and teamed up with Oscar and Jerry Lucas? What if Frank Selvy made that layup against Boston? What if Hondo never stole the ball? What if Baylor never blew out his knee? What if the Lakers coach didn’t have beef with […]