The top 75 greatest NBA/ABA players based on awards/stats only!

The NBA recently released a list of the top 75 greatest players in their history, voted on by former players, media and coaches. And just like every other list out there, it’s subjective. Even when the NBA released their original 50 greatest players list in 1996, there was a lot of debate about who was… Continue reading The top 75 greatest NBA/ABA players based on awards/stats only!

What is your personal biggest “what if” in NBA history?

too many to name here… my biggest personal ones involve the ABA. what if the ABA didn’t exist and all ABA players and blackballed players played in the NBA? Thus you would have guys like Connie Hawkins playing in his prime in the NBA Hawkins only had a short 3 year prime in the NBA… Continue reading What is your personal biggest “what if” in NBA history?

Can a person who’s never played basketball be a good basketball coach?

Doubtful. What is clear is that every good basketball coach played basketball at some level. They did not have to be good basketball players themselves, however. Red Auerbach – played basketball at the high school level John Kundla – played basketball at the high school level Red Holzman – played for the Rochester Royals Jerry… Continue reading Can a person who’s never played basketball be a good basketball coach?