During the Hall of Fame induction festivities last weekend, Kenny Smith of TNT decided to “stir the pot”, as he called it and ask some NBA legends who they thought were the top 5 centers of all time. Before you ask, no I don’t know who the legends were that he asked. No, I don’t …
Tag Archive: Bill Russell
No Guts reader Keezy W send us his beefs with Slam’s new top 50 list.
Slam Magazine has released their new list of the top 50 Greatest NBA players of all time. The first list was made in 1997 and revised for the first time in 2003 and extended to 75 players. In 2009 it’s back to 50 and while it’s not a bad list, I have a few issue with this list.
3. Bill Russell and 4. Shaquille O’Neal…They may have championships and MVP awards but neither one of these guys deserves to be ranked this high. Kareem was better and more skilled than both of them. Shaq isn’t even the 2nd or 3rd best center of all time, so how can he be the 4th best player?