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NBA All-Time Team Position Voting: Results 1-5 and Voting 6-10

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Only if you include his ABA,

Only if you include his ABA, not NBA alone. Those were some monster seasons, unfortunately I'm not old enough to know if there was a big talent gap from the NBA to the ABA so I just counted them as equal.

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Yeah, i heard Artis Gilmore

Yeah, i heard Artis Gilmore was a Monster in the ABA..I also hear alot of players from his era, that talk about how strong he was...Some say after Dr. J., Gilmore was the 2nd best ABA player ever...

But i did get a chance to see him toward the end of his career in the mid 80's with the Spurs..And he looked slow and his moves were predictable.....

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Yeah, i heard Artis Gilmore

Yeah, i heard Artis Gilmore was a Monster in the ABA..I also hear alot of players from his era, that talk about how strong he was...Some say after Dr. J., Gilmore was the 2nd best ABA player ever...

But i did get a chance to see him toward the end of his career in the mid 80's with the Spurs..And he looked slow and his moves were predictable.....

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He had some real good years with the Bulls in the late 70's although I am too young to have seen those as well.

It is hard to evaluate some of these guys who played in their prime in the ABA. George McGinnis is another name that springs to mind. A dominant PF in the ABA who averaged 29.8 PPG and 14.3 RPG and 6.3 APG in his best ABA season. He entered the NBA in 1976 and had 4 straight 20-10 seasons for Philadelphia but never gets his due as one of the best PFs of all time.

Even Julius Erving's best years were in the ABA. And it's hard to know were I would have rated him if I had completely disregarded his time in the ABA...maybe 4th behind Bird, Baylor and Hondo.

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PG 1. Magic Johnson 2. Oscar

PG

1. Magic Johnson

2. Oscar Robertson

3. John Stockton

4. Isiah Thomas

5. Jason Kidd

6. Bob Cousy

7. The Glove

8. Clyde Frazier

9. Steve Nash

10. Tiny Archibald

SG

1. Michael Jordan

2. Kobe Bryant

3. Jerry West

4. Allen Iverson

5. Dwyane Wade

6. Iceman

7. Pistol Pete

8. Pearl Monroe

9. Clyde Drexler

10. Jesus Shuttlesworth

SF

1. Larry Bird

2. Julius Erving

3. Elgin Baylor

4. LeBron James

5. Scottie Pippen

6. Rick Barry

7. Hondo

8. Nique

9. Kevin Durant

10. Grant Hill (i couldn't resist, too many "wow" memories of him before the injuries)

PF

1. Tim Duncan

2. Karl Malone

3. Charles Barkley

4. Kevin Garnett

5. Bob Pettit

6. Dirk

7. Elvin Hays

8. Kevin McHale

9. Denise Rodman

10. Dolph Schayes

C

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

2. Wilt Chamberlain

3. Shaquille O'Neal

4. Bill Russell

5. Hakeem Olajuwon

6. The Admiral

7. Moses Malone

8. Ewing

9. Mikan

10. Dwight Howard

I really was trying to find an excuse to put Alonzo Mourning at #10 but Howard has more accolades at this point. If they had played in the same era, I believe they would have been equals with each other though.....Willis Reed was another guy I wanted to put at #10 too

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Reggie was a great shooter

Reggie was a great shooter and an EXTREMELY clutch player, but when your sister is a better defender than you, there are issues about you playing both sides of the court. Sure Reggie wasn't a guy who played for 39-40 minutes a game every year, but there is a reason for that. Similar to Kevin Martin, he can efficiently put up big scoring numbers in short minutes but will give up almost as many defensively. It just isn't mart basketball to put guys like this on the court for as big minutes as a guy like MJ or Kobe.

BTW, I do think Sprewell was a better all-around 2 guard than Reggie and had more overall talent, but you can't deny the big shots Reggie hit along with the fact that when playoffs came rolling around, the man absolutely looked like a competitive superstar.

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