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June 21, 2009, 12:58 AM
This in response to a repulsive post I saw earlier this week...

For the complete explanations, go here:

http://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/404920-the-nbas-top-5 0-players-of-all-time

Here's the raw list:


Honorable Mention...

PG-Mo Cheeks
PG-Steve Nash
SG-Dave Bing
PF-James Worthy
SG-Earl Monroe
PG-Tiny Archibald
SG-Sam Jones
C-Bill Walton
SG-Bill Sharman
PG-Micheal Ray Richardson
PG-Gary Payton
SF-Carmelo Anthony
SG-Tracy McGrady
C-Dwight Howard
C-Willis Reed
PF-Dolph Schayes
PF-Dave DeBusschere
PG-Kevin Johnson
SG-Ray Allen
PG-Tim Hardaway
PG-Stephon Marbury
PF-Kevin McHale
PF-Tommy Heinsohn
PG-Baron Davis
PG-Gilbert Arenas
PG-Lenny Wilkins
SG-Hal Greer
PF-Chris Webber
SG-Mitch Richmond
C-Dan Issel
PG-Mookie Blaylock
PG-Mark Jackson
C-Robert Parish
PG-KC Jones

50. Billy Cunningham-SG
49. Alex English-SF
48. David Thompson-SF
47. Bernard King-SF
46. Dave Cowens-C
45. Dirk Nowitzki-PF
44. Bob McAdoo-PF
43. Vince Carter-SG
42. Wes Unseld-PF
41. Adrian Dantley-SF
40. Paul Pierce-SF
39. Jerry Lucas-PF
38. Scottie Pippen-SF
37. Clyde Drexler-SF
36. Patrick Ewing-C
35. Jason Kidd-PG
34. Paul Arizin-SG
33. John Havlicek-SG
32. Nate Thurmond-C
31. David Robinson-C
30. Moses Malone-C
29. Pete Maravich-PG
28. Dominique Wilkins-SF
27. John Stockton-PG
26. Charles Barkley-PF
25. Kevin Garnett-PF
24. Julius Erving-SF
23. Isiah Thomas-PG
22. George Gervin-SF
21. Allen Iverson-SG
20. Bob Cousy-PG
19. Rick Barry-SF
18. Karl Malone-PF
17. Elvin Hayes-PF
16. LeBron James-SF
15. George Mikan-C
14. Larry Bird-SF
13. Hakeem Olajuwon-C
12. Tim Duncan-PF
11. Elgin Baylor-SF
10. Bob Pettit-PF
9. Bill Russell-C
8. Magic Johnson-PG
7. Kobe Bryant-SG
6. Shaquille O'Neal-C
5. Jerry West-SG
4. Oscar Robertson-PG
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-C
2. Wilt Chamberlain-C
1. Michael Jordan-SG

Top Five By Position:

PG-O.Robertson, M.Johnson, B.Cousy, I.Thomas, J.Stockton
SG-M.Jordan, J.West, K.Bryant, A.Iverson, J.Havlicek
SF-E.Baylor, L.Bird, L.James, R.Barry, G.Gervin
PF-B.Pettit, T.Duncan, E.Hayes, K.Malone, K.Garnett
C-W.Chamberlain, K.Abdul-Jabbar, S.O'Neal, B.Russell, H.Olajuwon

I look forward to any comments and/or responses. Thanks for taking a look.

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