Basketball

My All-Time NBA Team

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  • STARTING FIVE
  • Point Guard - Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers)
  • Shooting Guard - Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
  • Small Forward - Larry Bird (Boston Celtics)
  • Power Forward - Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Center - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers)
  • BENCH
  • Point Guard - Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati Royals)
  • Shooting Guard - Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
  • Small Forward - LeBron James (Miami Heat) & Julius Erving (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Power Forward - Karl Malone (Utah Jazz)
  • Center - Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors) & Bill Russell (Boston Celtics)
  • INJURY RESE

All-time Best NBA Big Men Free Throw Shooters

  1. Dirk Nowitzki, .8782
  2. Jack Sikma, .8494
  3. Mike Gminski, .8431
  4. Bill Laimbeer, .8368
  5. Keith Van Horn, .8346
  6. Yao Ming, .8328
  7. Andrea Bargnani, .8243
  8. Christian Laettner, .8205
  9. Kevin Love, .8147
  10. Tom Chambers, .8075

Best NBA Players By State

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  • New York-Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Julius Erving, Bob Cousy
  • Pennsylvania-Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, Earl Monroe
  • Michigan-Magic Johnson, Dave DeBusschere, George Gervin
  • Ohio-LeBron James, John Havlicek, Jerry Lucas, Nate Thurmond
  • Indiana-Larry Bird, Clyde Lovellette, Shawn Kemp
  • Louisiana-Karl Malone, Robert Parish, Willis Reed, Elvin Hayes, Bob Petit
  • North Carolina- James Worthy, Sam Jones, Chris Paul, David Thompson, Walt Bellamy
  • California-Jason Kidd, Paul Pierce, Bill Walton, Bill Sharman, Gary Payton, Gail Goodrich, Reggie Miller
  • Illinois-George Mikan, Isiah Thomas, D

The 10 Greatest NBA Alumni of Oak Hill Academy

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  1. Kevin Durant
  2. Carmelo Anthony
  3. Rajon Rondo
  4. Jerry Stackhouse
  5. Josh Smith
  6. Rod Strickland
  7. Stephen Jackson
  8. Brandon Jennings
  9. Michael Beasley
  10. Ty Lawson

The Greatest White American-Born Players in NBA History

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  1. Larry Bird
  2. Jerry West
  3. John Stockton
  4. Rick Barry
  5. John Havlicek
  6. Bob Pettit
  7. Pete Maravich
  8. Jerry Lucas
  9. Kevin McHale
  10. Bill Walton
  11. Chris Mullen
  12. Billy Cunningham
  13. Dave Cowens
  14. Dave Debusschere
  15. Gail Goodrich
  16. Tom Heinsohn
  17. Dan Issel
  18. Cliff Hagan
  19. Bailey Howell
  20. Mark Price
  21. Jack Sikma
  22. Bill Bradley
  23. Tom Gola
  24. Jack Twyman
  25. Richie Guerin
  26. Bill Laimbeer
  27. Jeff Hornacek
  28. Rudy Tomjanovich
  29. Jerry Sloan
  30. Dan Majerle
  31. Played majority of career pre-1960:
  32. Bob Cousy, George Mikan, Dolph Schayes, Bill Sharman, Paul Arizin, Ed Macauley, Clyde Lovellette, Vern Mikkelson, George Yardley, Slater Martin, Fr

The Best #2 Picks in NBA Draft History

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  1. #2 pick: Bill Russell 1956 #1 pick: Sihugo Green
  2. Jerry West 1960 Oscar Robertson*
  3. Kevin Durant 2007 Greg Oden
  4. Jason Kidd 1994 Glenn Robinson
  5. Rick Barry 1965 Fred Hetzel
  6. Isiah Thomas 1981 Mark Aguirre
  7. Bob Pettit 1954 Frank Selvy
  8. Bob McAdoo 1972 LaRue Martin
  9. Gary Payton 1990 Derrick Coleman
  10. Earl Monroe 1967 Jimmy Walker
  11. Dave Bing 1966 Cazzie Russell
  12. Wes Unseld 1968 Elvin Hayes*
  13. Alonzo Mourning 1992 Shaquille O'Neal*
  14. Bailey Howell 1959 Bob Boozer
  15. *rightly selected #1

The Biggest Steals in NBA Draft History

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  1. Artis Gilmore round 7, pick 117 1971
  2. George Gervin 3-40 1974
  3. Karl Malone 1-13 1985
  4. Kobe Bryant 1-13 1996
  5. John Stockton 1-16 1984
  6. Julius Erving 1-12 1972
  7. Steve Nash 1-15 1996
  8. Dennis Rodman 2-27
  9. Clyde Drexler 1-14 1983
  10. Dan Issel 8-122 1970
  11. Paul Pierce 1-10 1998
  12. Alex English 2-23 1976
  13. Tiny Archibald 2-19 1970
  14. Tony Parker 1-28 2001
  15. Joe Dumars 1-18 1985
  16. Shawn Kemp 1-17 1989
  17. Hal Greer 2-13 1958
  18. Calvin Murphy 2-18 1970
  19. Chet Walker 2-12 1962
  20. Dennis Johnson 2-29 1976
  21. Reggie Miller 1-11 1987
  22. Jamaal Wilkes 1-11 1974
  23. Tim Hardaway 1-14 1989
  24. Manu Gibobili 2-57 1999 88
  25. Bill Lambeer

The Greatest NBA Players to Play Past 40

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  1. Michael Jordan
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  3. Karl Malone
  4. John Stockton
  5. Bob Cousy
  6. Jason Kidd
  7. Robert Parish
  8. Dikembe Mutombo
  9. Grant Hill
  10. Kevin Willis
  11. Close
  12. Steve Nash
  13. Marcus Camby
  14. Ray Allen
  15. Tim Duncan

The 10 Greatest ABA Players

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  1. Julius Erving
  2. Moses Malone
  3. Rick Barry
  4. Artis Gilmore
  5. George Gervin
  6. David Thompson
  7. Billy Cunningham
  8. Connie Hawkins
  9. Dan Issell
  10. Spencer Haywood

The Ten Worst 3-Point Shooters in NBA History*

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  1. Clearly the truly awful either aren't seeing playing time or are rightfully not attempting 3-pointers. Taking a baseline minimum of 500 games and 500 3-point attempts, this list can rather be viewed as the 10 players throughout history most likely to attempt a 3-point shot and miss.