1950s: Bob Pettit – George Mikan, Bob Cousy runner ups Yeah I’m going with Pettit over Mikan and Cousy. The reasoning being: Mikan had no competition for his time and it was pre shot clock, pre goaltending era, he was playing in a baby version of the NBA basically. Cousy was a great player but… Continue reading Who would you say was the greatest NBA players of each decade for the past 40 years?
I think the main contenders for this spot is either Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain or Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. First off, out of these 3 I rank Russell the lowest because even though he was the best defender of the three, the greatest winner and arguably the best team player, he lacked the 2 way dominance the… Continue reading Who was the best NBA center of all time and why?
Wilt Chamberlain – 23 rebounds/game average, all time leading rebounder, 11 rebounding titles Bill Russell – 22.5 rebounds/game average, 4 rebounding titles second all time rebounder Dennis Rodman – 13 rebounds/game average, 7 rebounding titles, was only 6′7 Bob Pettit – 16 rebounds/game average, probably the best white guy rebounder along with Jerry Lucas and Dave Cowens Moses Malone… Continue reading Who are the greatest rebounders in NBA history?