WATCH: Top 10 Career Plays of Shaq, Yao and Iverson

On their way to the HoF, Shaq and Yao dunked on everyone and AI shattered ankles.

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NERD: NBA Player Rankings

Fresh NBA player rankings, with some advanced statistical help from our friends at numberFire.

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NBA Ramblings: Top Ten Centers of All Time

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  HONOURABLE MENTION   George Mikan Some might bemoan the fact that I haven’t included Mikan in my top ten. He has four NBA championships, and was the league’s first great. Though Mikan can be given a lot of credit in terms of defining the position, his level of talent simply was not where it […]

NBA Ramblings: Top Ten Power Forwards of All Time

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HONOURABLE MENTION   Vern Mikkelsen Vern Mikkelsen’s stats are perhaps even less impressive than Dolph Shayes and Dave Debusschere, but what is impressive is the fact that he has four championships and that he was on the first team to three-peat.  His FG% was a paltry .403 on his career, and his rebounding numbers seem […]

NBA Ramblings: Top Ten Small Forwards of All Time

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Honourable Mention   Adrian Dantley/Mark Aguirre As a Pistons fan, it was hard for me to leave Aguirre and Dantley off the list.  These guys were prolific scorers and shot at a high percentage.  They were both decent rebounders, and though neither was remember as a stellar defender or passer, they were both All-Star players.  […]

NBA RAmblings: Top Ten Shooting Guards of All Time

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  HONOURABLE MENTION   Joe Dumars As a Pistons’ fan from back in the day, it is with great reluctance that I have finished this list and have been unable to place Joe Dumars in my top ten, but there were simply too many great shooting guards.  Still, it is worth noting that Dumars is […]

NBA Ramblings: Top Ten Point Guards of All Time

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HONOURABLE MENTION   Bob Cousy There are likely going to be Boston fans calling for my head on a stick for not having Bob Cousy in my top-ten list for best all-time point guards, but frankly speaking, Cousy likely wouldn’t even be able to make an NBA roster today.  He defined the point guard position […]

Projected Coach Rankings: 2013/14

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Greg Popovich.  Projected Ranking: First.  Current Ranking: First There is simply no better coach in the NBA than Greg Popovich.  With the exception of his first season, Popovich has recorded 50+ win seasons (or the equivalent winning percentage) in each season.  No other coach has as many or more 50+ win seasons with only a […]

Projected Center Rankings: 2013/14

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Dwight Howard. Projected Ranking: First.  Current Ranking: Second. This past season was a disaster for both Dwight Howard and the Lakers.  Howard’s reputation took a hit, the team floundered and rumours of Howard’s diva-esque attitude included demands for Mike ‘Antoni to be fired (Howard loves to request coaches get fired) and a request that the […]

Projected Power Forward Rankings: 2013/14

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Kevin Love.  Projected Ranking: First.  Current Ranking: Unranked due to injury. Last season was a bit of a wash for Kevin Love.  He played a handful of games, but not enough for me to rank him top ten, especially considering the disgustingly low FG% he posted (easily his career worst).  Such numbers are to be […]