THE MICHAEL BARI SHOW
August 8, 2018
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“While I know it’s never been a goal of yours from the beginning,” he wrote, “try (please try) to take a moment for yourself.”
I’ve trotted out this list several times over the past few years and it typically ends with my email box and Twitter account flooded with hate mail and tweets. So before all you LeBron and Wilt Chamberlain honks go crazy again, let me explain my decisions as to why they are Nos. 3 and Nos. 8, respectively.
First and foremost, I put a heavy emphasis on titles won – and don’t give me the, “Ohhh, so why isn’t Robert Horry on this list then?” argument, either.
Pure greatness (skill, clutchness, will-to-win) is the main criterion, and titles won is one hell of a tie-breaker in these arguments. No, Bill Russell (who has almost double the championships as Michael Jordan with 11) was not as good a pure basketball talent as Jordan. So, Jordan gets the edge.
In the recently hotly contested Jordan vs. LeBron debate, I’ve gotta say it’s still an easy one. LeBron’s skill is equal if not greater than Jordan’s – fine. But Jordan’s clutchness and will-to-win was far greater than LeBron’s. Continue reading by Matt Burke
When it comes to the top NBA players of all time, there’s plenty of speculation and room for debate, though many may not think so. Though Michael Jordan is easily considered the greatest player ever, some may say players like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, or Kevin Durant give him a run for his money. Who are the best NBA players? This list includes the best basketball players in NBA history, along with the top basketball players today.
Anyone can vote on the best NBA players here, which means these players are truly fan favorites. NBA fans can even add their own rankings to this list. Whether they have a famous jumper that just won’t quit or ball-handling skills that leave their opponents spinning, these top 100 NBA players rule the hoop and the hardwood, and this list is a celebration of those skills. This list should answer who is the top 100, top 10, and best NBA player ever.
If you’ve ever asked, “Who’s the greatest basketball player of all time?”, look no further. Ranked by votes from thousands of fans, this list features the all time NBA GOATs, including Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving, Wilt Chamberlain, and Larry Bird. Vote up the best basketball player ever, and those who follow close behind. Continue reading by Originally by Ranker Community
LeBron James is the best basketball player of all time. Wilt Chamberlain is second. Michael Jordan is third. There. That wasn’t so hard, was it?