What does ‘pure’ scorer mean? I think one thing that most casual basketball fans don’t fully understand is how scoring is related to efficiency. Anyone can actually averaged 30 PPG given enough shots a game. The trick to be an all time great scorer is how many shot attempts does it take for them to… Continue reading Is Kevin Durant the best pure scorer 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?
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?