Tag: russell

  • How did Wilt Chamberlain lose to Bill Russell?

    The Celtics had 3 all time clutch players in Russell, Havlicek and Sam Jones and Wilt (and his teammates) just didn’t have the same clutch gene. I also want to dispel the notion that the Celtics always had a superior team. Wilt had 4 different Game 7s against the Celtics in 1962, 1965, 1968, 1969…

  • Who would you say was the greatest NBA players of each decade for the past 40 years?

    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…

  • Who was the best NBA center of all time and why?

    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…

  • Who are the greatest rebounders in NBA history?

    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…

  • What makes Michael Jordan the best in the history of basketball?

    I would revise it to mean history of NBA, not basketball. And even then I don’t think its that clear cut. Michael Jordan is the greatest of all time (GOAT) to most people because he’s a winner (6 championships, no losses in the finals), he’s super competitive, he has 5 MVPs (most out of any…

  • What are some rare pictures of NBA players?

    Wilt reaching up to block Kareem’s skyhook Garnett vs Magic Vince Carter and Hakeem Lebron vs Karl Malone Dirk and Rodman Tmac and Grant Hill Stockton and Yao Curry vs Iverson Magic vs Shaq Lebron and Shaq Connie Hawkins with the Lakers Pete Maravich with the Celtics Kobe vs Jordan Rick Barry playing with the…