What would be the best defensive starting 5 in NBA history?

Oh this is fun. PG: Choices – Chris Paul, Jason Kidd, Walt Frazier, Gary Payton, Mookie Blaylock, John Stockton, Don Buse, Norm Van Lier, Maurice Cheeks, Dennis Johnson I’m gonna go with Gary Payton here as he slightly edges out the other candidates. Not quite as good off ball as DJ, CP3 or Frazier but… Continue reading What would be the best defensive starting 5 in NBA history?

Which NBA player had the most intangibles in league history?

Bill Russell looking at his 15 PPG you can’t adequately judge how great a player he was. Sure he grabbed 22 RPG which shows a bit of how great of a defensive player he was, but since blocks weren’t counted back then, it’s hard to accurately measure just how much of an impact he had… Continue reading Which NBA player had the most intangibles in league history?

Top 20 greatest offensive players + Top 20 greatest defensive players in NBA history

I wrote a post a while back about the greatest offensive scorers in NBA history using criteria as the # of seasons scoring over 25 points a game, number of scoring titles, best season scoring average, etc. Now today, I want to go back and revise that and also give you the top defensive players… Continue reading Top 20 greatest offensive players + Top 20 greatest defensive players in NBA history