Tag: hall of fame
Is Jimmy Butler closer to Jordan or Kobe? Is Butler a Hall of Famer?
Definitely Jordan. Butler had a 56 point game this playoffs (Kobe’s playoff high is 50, Jordan’s is 63 but also had a 56 pt game too). Butler also averages a Jordan like efficiency of 48% FG% – Kobe has never averaged above 47% in any playoff run. Butler is also carrying a team with minimal all-star help, […]
Who were the best NBA players from the 1970s and 1980s who were not hall of famers?
I think I have enough knowledge to answer this question since I love this era of the NBA… 1970s: Paul Silas Think of him like your 1970s version of Draymond Green or Dennis Rodman. He was a high hustle defensive glue guy who had a lot of intangibles. Every great NBA team needs one of […]
What are some all-time great basketball players who have never been on an All-NBA team at any point in their career, despite having had Hall of Fame careers?
Walt Bellamy Bob Lanier Jamaal Wilkes Chet Walker Maurice Cheeks Nate Thurmond Lenny Wilkens These players are all Hall of Fame – Thurmond and Wilkens are even on the NBA 75th anniv team – without having any All-NBA selections. Sometimes a great player can miss All-NBA due to tough competition at their position.