What is your all-time NBA starting five of players whose careers were cut short by injury?
PG: Penny Hardaway Yes.. no brainer here. I’m taking Penny over Derrick Rose anyday. While Rose was very athletic, Penny was much more offensively polished and doesn’t need to just drive to the basket, he had incredible handles and a nice jumper too, and was a great playmaker and floor general. SG: David Thompson Ok, […]
Who are some Hall of Fame players that played for the Lakers as a role player?
Quite a few that most people probably don’t know about… Connie Hawkins played for the Lakers towards the end of his career after his injuries built up.. Zelmo Beaty played as Laker in his later years as well. He’s most well known as a Hawks and ABA Utah Stars player. Adrian Dantley actually played with […]
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 […]