Thursday, June 18, 2009

Kobe Bryant: Where does he rank among the best in history?

Has he finaly set his name in stone? With wining his 4th NBA Championship, this time without Shaq, were does Kobe Bryant rank among the greatest of all time?

Ofcoarce he doesn't have as many titles as MJ, or maby not the legacy of "Magic" but there is no doubt that he is up there with some of the big time names who have played the game.

If there is a list of the best of the best, where would he be? Maby in the top 20 maby even close to the top 10. So here it is. The list of the greatest NBA players of all time. (top 15)

1. Michael Jordan: Enough said.

2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The most unstoppable 'Big Man' of his era and of all time.

3. Wilt Chamberlain: He did score 100 points in a single game, give the guy some credit.

4. Earvin 'Magic' Johnson: Who could ever forget the rivalry between him and Larry.

5. Bill Russel: 5 time MVP and a 12 time all star.

6. Larry Bird: Does anyone even remember that he coached?

7. Hakeem Olajuwon: The guy almost had 4,000 blocks!

8. Oscar Robertson: He averaged a triple double in an entire season! Only player in history.

9. Julius Erving: The Slam Dunk contest should be named after him.

10. Jerry West: "Mr. Clutch"

11. Kobe Bryant: He doesnt need Shaq to win a Championship.

12. Shaquille O'Neal: Shaq+LeBron= Titals.

13. Moses Malone: He started low, than rose to the top.

14. Isiah Thomas: I hope he does better coaching collage than he did the Knicks.

15 .Tim Duncan: He was a swimmer.

Some current players worth mentioning:
LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwight Howard, Dwayne Wade, Carmello Anthony.

These bright stars of today could 1 day make this list, but only time will tell.


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