Tag: history

  • What NBA player was most notorious for “stat chasing”?

    Interesting, I would assume this is similar to the concept of ‘stat padding’ or what people would term ‘empty stats’ i.e players that often care too much about scoring, rebounding or assists to the detriment of their team. Reasons for this could be, they were not efficient shooters and took away better shots from their […]

  • Who were the best passing big men in NBA history?

    I’m assuming by big men you mean power forwards and centers. Here’s my top 10: 1 – Nikola Jokic. Yes he is one of the best passers I’ve ever seen, regardless of position. He functions as a point center, which is a combination I’ve never really seen before. He averages over 6 APG, peaking at […]

  • If DPOY had been awarded in the 1960s and 1970s, which NBA players would have won them?

    Interesting question, it’s hard to know because All-Def wasn’t an award until 1969 and DPOY not an award until 1983. So I’m going to go by defensive win shares. It’s not perfect, but it’s something I can go off of. source: https://www.basketball-reference.com/leaders/dws_yearly.html 1950: George Mikan1951: George Mikan (2)1952: George Mikan (3)1953: George Mikan (4)1954: George […]