Declaring any player to be the best ever to play their sport usually makes for an intense debate in sports bars, but Jordan is the exception to the rule. The NBA’s own website defines Jordan as “the greatest basketball player of all time,” and it’s virtually impossible to disagree.
The Golden State Warriors certainly have picks in the top 5 and have a great chance of winning a NBA Draft 2020, but they don’t want to target a future star. After a season of total failure, the Golden State Warriors look forward to the next season with the
When it comes to the greatest franchise in NBA history, there is always one debate: Boston Celtics or Los Angeles Lakers? These two legendary franchises are far the most successful outfits in the history of the greatest basketball league in the world. In fact, out of every franchise to
Derrick Rose Becomes a Laker Detroit Receives: PF Kyle Kuzma, G Alex Caruso, C JaVale McGee, SG Talen Horton-Tucker, 2022 second-round pick, 2023 second-round pick With the Pistons going into rebuild mode by unloading Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson, Rose doesn’t appear to fit their timeline any longer. The
Blockbuster trades are fun, but they rarely take place in the NBA. Instead, smaller deals have the potential to shape a championship team or help to steer a franchise in the right direction. They’re moves that don’t involve superstars, but rather quality role players or fringe All-Stars who can
3 Marc Gasol, Memphis Grizzlies Marc Gasol sadly is out for the rest of the season this year, but last year he was arguably an MVP candidate. Early on in his career there were a lot of doubt about whether or not he could become a star like his
Nicolas Batum – Charlotte Hornets Nicolas Batum has been having a great year in his first year in Charlotte. The small forward from France has played a large role in the Hornets playoff push this season, and the Hornets may be a sleeper to win a round in the
12. Shaquille O’Neal (1993-2011) Killer Stat: 5823 Field-Goal Percentage Shaquille O’Neal, one of the most recent truly dominant centers in an era of NBA that has since become dated, was a major part of four different championship teams during his career. Sinking above 58% of his career field goals
Serge Ibaka – Oklahoma City Thunder Serge Ibaka is another international player whose performance in this season are not as good as in the previous seasons. He is still a very good player though. When Ibaka first joins the league he did not have much of a jump shot,
9. Karl Malone (1986-2004) Killer Stat: 25.0 Points Each Game Karl Malone was considered as a defender’s nightmare in his NBA heyday. He put up 25 points and 10.1 rebounds each game throughout his entire career, which lasted about 20 years, but somehow he never resulted in a championship.