Can you make a case for anyone other than Wayne Gretzky as being the best hockey player of all time?
Sure, Mario Lemieux. With all due respect to Gordie Howe and Bobby Orr, they played in an era much different from the modern era. Mario Lemieux was talent-wise arguably the greatest player ever – including Bobby Orr who openly said Mario was the greatest talent he’s ever seen. Not only was he a big player […]
Yes, Artis Gilmore is one of the most underrated players ever. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeTiJKrhuX8 Here’s his accomplishments (including ABA) 11x All-Star 5x All-ABA 5x All-Def 1x Champion 1x MVP 1x Finals MVP 1x All-Star MVP ROTY 4x leader in Defensive Win Shares 4x Rebounding leader NBA All time leader in FG% (58.2%) career averages: 18.8 PPG / […]
Who are some of the most underrated players in NBA history that were really good during their prime years?
There’s quite a few actually. Connie Hawkins – one hell of a player before his injuries. Won the ABA MVP, ABA scoring title, ABA Championship AND ABA Playoffs (Finals) MVP as a ROOKIE averaging 30/12/5 in the 1968 playoffs. In the 1970 playoffs, Hawkins averages 26/14/6 against a stacked Lakers team consisting of Jerry West […]