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Best: LeBron Underrated:

Best: LeBron

Underrated: Gerald Wallace

Overrated: Matta World Peace

Best in 5 years: LeBron

Best young: Paul George

Best Rookie: Derrick Williams

Most athletic: LeBron

Leader: Durant

Best ever: Bird (for now)

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My go...

1. Best SF right now-LeBron James

2. Most Underrated-Gerald Wallace

3. Overrated-Rashard Lewis

4. Best SF in 5 years-Kevin Durant

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less)-Paul George

6. Best Rookie SF-Derrick Williams

7. Most athletic-LeBron James

8. Best Leader-Paul Pierce

9. Top SF All-Time-Larry Bird (however, it will end up being LeBron)

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best- LBJ underrrated- Shane

best- LBJ

underrrated- Shane Battier

overrated- Hedo Turkoglu

best in 5 years-Kevin Durant

best young- Paul George

best rookie-Derrick Williams

most athletic-LBJ

leader- Paul Pierce

best all-time- Larry Bird

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1. Best SF right now-LeBron

1. Best SF right now-LeBron of course

2. Most Underrated- Luol deng

3. Overrated-Rashard Lewis

4. Best SF in 5 years-Durant

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less) Paul George

6. Best Rookie SF- Derrick Williams

7. Most athletic-LeBron

8. Best Leader-KD

9. Top SF All-Time-Bird

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Best: LeBron Underrated:

Best: LeBron

Underrated: marvin williams

Overrated: corey maggete

Best in 5 years: LeBron

Best young: paulgeorge

Best Rookie: Derrick Williams

Most athletic: LeBron

Leader:kd

Best ever: Bird




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1. Best SF right now-Lebron..

1. Best SF right now-Lebron.. for a couple years. He's still the best for now, but KD will be breathing right down his neck and WILL catch him.

2. Most Underrated- Andre Iguodala, he can do flat out everything, and I think he's and all star caliber player, but doesn't get that kind of attention.

3. Overrated-Trevor Ariza.

4. Best SF in 5 years- KD. Even shorter than 5 years, maybe 2-3. He has all the tools to be the best player in the league, and the work ethic to get it done.

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less) Paul George.

6. Best Rookie SF- Derrick Williams.

7. Most athletic-Lebron

8. Best Leader-KD

9. Top SF All-Time- Larry Bird

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Damn this is long!

Damn this is long!

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Small Forwards: 1. Best SF

Small Forwards:

1. Best SF right now-Lebron James... now matter how much you dislike him you can't deny this

2. Most Underrated-Danilo Gallinari... I think he's slept on because ny used him as just a spot up shooter, but he has shown he can drive and be aggressive too.. trade to denver might be the best thing that has happened to him

3. Overrated-Hedo Turkaglu... has never been that great im

4. Best SF in 5 years-Lebron.. interesting to see him play after he ages but i still think he will be the best in 5 years, with KD right behind him

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less) Paul George

6. Best Rookie SF-Derrick Williams

7. Most athletic-Lebron James

8. Best Leader-Paul Pierce... lebron choked in the finals, and KD is too quiet he needs to be more vocal

9. Top SF All-Time- Larry Bird...resume proves it all

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1. Best SF right now -

1. Best SF right now - LeBron

2. Most Underrated - Luol deng,Wilson Chandler

3. Overrated - LeBron(not the best player in the world like people make him, not even on his team)

4. Best SF in 5 years - LeBron

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less) - Paul George, Danilo Gallinari

6. Best Rookie SF - Derrick Williams

7. Most athletic - Andre Iguodala

8. Best Leader - Shane Battier

9. Top SF All-Time - Bird

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1. Best SF right now- Lebron

2. Most Underrated-Luol Deng

3. Overrated- Rudy Gay

4. Best SF in 5 years- Kevin Durant

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less) Al farouq

6. Best Rookie SF-Derrick Williams

7. Most athletic- Lebron

8. Best Leader- Melo

9. Top SF All-Time-Bird

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Small Forwards: 1. Best SF

Small Forwards:

1. Best SF right now- LBJ

2. Most Underrated- Danny Granger

3. Overrated- Andrei Kirilenko

4. Best SF in 5 years- Kevin Durant

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less)- Paul George

6. Best Rookie SF- Derrick WIlliams

7. Most athletic- LBJ

8. Best Leader- Paul Pierce

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James Worthy

iguapops,

You probably watched more prime James Worthy than I did. I remember watching him on TV in the 1991 Finals against the Bulls, and then I remember him playing the year Magic quit. A very good player but might have been somewhat past his prime by then. Probably one of the best 3rd options ever and a really good 2nd option too, but not quite the first option you could build a contender around.

In 1992 and 1993 James Worthy was the top Laker and they made the playoffs both years but failed to get out of the first round. In 1993 they had a 2-0 lead on the Suns in a best of five series but ended up losing in 5 games.

With my list the top 6 or 7 is pretty much set, but after that you could make a case for just about everyone in the top 15.

The Ice Man could score like few others in history, which is one reason I had him higher. He was also a great first option player on playoff teams. Bernard King's peak was better than anything Worthy did. King led the league in scoring one year and put the Knicks on his back. Rick Barry was multi-talented and won an NBA title. I have Paul Pierce higher since he was THE MAN on the Celtics playoff teams, was a consistent scorer, and was the go-to guy in crunch time on the Celtics championship team and was named the Finals MVP. PP was not ever a top 4 or 5 guy in the league but I think he was a top 10 guy several years. PP was the Finals MVP on a team that had less help than Worthy's title teams, and Pierce was the offensive leader on that team. ... Kevin Durant hasn't played many years but he is an incredible scorer and was the main offensive weapon on a conference finals team. He also played well in the 2010 World Championships. His ceiling is higher than Worthy's ever was. Durant is a top five guy now and I don't think Worthy was ever a top 5 guy in the league. ... Carmelo is ahead of Worthy since he has led several teams to the playoffs as the main option. He only went to one conference finals, but that is more than what Worthy did without Magic. 'Melo is one of the best offensive weapons in the game and can score from anywhere. He is also a solid rebounder who has been playing at a high level since he has been in the league. Carmelo also has a gold medal. ... Chris Mullin played for many years and was the main weapon on the high octane Warriors teams. As a veteran he was a key contributor on the 2000 Indiana Pacers Finals team. Mullin was also a member of the 1992 Dream Team. Mullins' peak was better than Worthy's peak. I have Worthy ahead of T-Mac because of Worthy's titles and because T-Mac had too many injuries and didn't quite live up to his potential.

Worthy's resume: 3 NBA titles. Some think that he won all 5 during the 80's but he didn't show up until the '82-'83 season. He also won a Finals MVP which puts him in the company of Bird, Petit, Rick Barry, and Paul Pierce. But, he never won much without Magic and neither Magic or Worthy won a title without Kareem. Playing without Kareem, Worthy only has one Finals loss on his resume. It was Kareem's team, then Magic's, and Worthy was the 3rd option. Worthy played in 7 all-star games which was really good, scoring 20 and 22 points in his first two all-star game appearances. In his career he was named to the all-rookie first team and two all-NBA 3rd teams. He averaged 17.6 points for his career (solid) but only 5.1 rebounds with his career high being 6.4 rebounds a game in his 3rd season. His career high for points was 21.4 a game in the 1990-1991 season. He averaged 21.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 3.2 assists in the playoffs for his career.

So, Worthy has a very solid resume but he didn't win all 5 titles in the Eighties but his 3 titles is nothing to laugh at. His Finals MVP award and 7 all-star appearances are great but he only has two All-NBA 3rd team appearances which is fairly low. He finished his career with 16,000 points, 4,700 rebounds, and 2,700 assists.

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Small Forwards: 1. Best SF

Small Forwards:

1. Best SF right now-Lebron

2. Most Underrated- Rudy Gay/ Wilson Chandler

3. Overrated-Danny Granger

4. Best SF in 5 years-Lebron

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less) - P.George? L.Fields?

6. Best Rookie SF- D.Williams if he's really a small forward like he claims

7. Most athletic-Lebron

8. Best Leader- Paul Pierce

9. Top SF All-Time- Lebron / Bird

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Stupid post Ignore

Stupid post

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You're right M M, I had

You're right M M, I had forgotten bout worthy not being there for the first 2, but everyone knows James Worthy was one of the big time playoff performers, and was usually the 2nd scoring optinon. Not many Sf's had that kind f size and breakout speed like Worthy.

The Big 4 /85 playoffs(first Worthy title)

Worthy-21.5,5.1,2.2,(62%FG)

Cap-21.6,8.1,4.0(56%fg) (Finals MVP)

Magic-17.5,7.1,15.2(3.8T.O.)

Scott-16.9,2.7,2.6,(47%3pt)

BIG 4 /87 PLAYOFFS

Worthy-23.6,5.6,3.5(59%fg)

Cap-19.2,6.8,2.0(53%fg)

Magic-21.8,7.7,12.2

Scott-14.8,3.4,3.2(20%3pt)

Big 4/88 Playoffs

Worthy-21.1,5.8,4.4(52%fg) (Finals MVP)

Cap-14.1,5.5,1.5(46%fg)

Magic-19.9,5.4,12.6

Scott-19.6,4.2,2.5(43%3pt)

As you can see, James worthy's ability to leak out on the break and score at such a clip was one of the key reason's for so many championships. Everyone fluctuated save for Magic and Worthy. Most of the time, it was James carrying the scoring load throughout the games, until late when te ball often went down to cap. Everyone played a role on this TRUE TEAM. Perfect balance IMO, which is similar to the Boston Big 3. When you take a look at what the Celtic Big 4 in 08 did, you see that it was really quite similar but not nearly as dominant. Pierce played the scorer paymaker role same as Worthy, Rondo was the primary ballhandler pg same as Magic(too a far less degree),KG often got the ball in times of dire need in the post similar to Cap, and Allen usually played the role of secondary perimeter scorer/shooter much like Scott. Now take into actount the numbers Pierce put up in the only title year of this Boston team and his Finals MVP year of 08.

Pierce-19.7,5.0,4.6(44%fg) (Finals MVP)

KG-20.4,10.5,3.3(49%fg)

Rondo-10.2,4.1,6.6

Ray-15.6,3.8,2.7(39%3pt)

Now as we've looked deeper into things, we see that in all reality, Pierce was no where near the scorer of Worthy. Pierce was a great player on a losing team, I give you that much, but who's to say Worthy wouldn't have been putting up similar numbers at that young of an age had he not been a winner his whole career. The guy IMO was a better athlete and a more efficient scorer. My case is that while Pierce had a terrific career individually, Worthy had the better career individualy with titles/finals appearances. Not really sure how a guy like Durant can even be considered above James given that he's played 4 years and only made playoffs 2 times. Chris Mullin had a 5 year span of excellence and not a single title. Throw in Melo and his 24.7pts,41%FG career playoff average and lack of D and Wins VS. Worthy's career 21.1,54%FG and I see no way that you can put a guy like Worthy below these players. At least not at this point in Durant or Melo's careers.

I understand where you're coming from, just think you missed too much of Worthy's prime and had a slightly tainted view of Worthy based on post prime play along with an average/mildly over the hill team.

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Small Forwards: 1. Best SF

Small Forwards:

1. Best SF right now- Lebron James

2. Most Underrated -

3. Overrated- Rashard Lewis

4. Best SF in 5 years- Kevin Durant

5. Best Young SF (2 years exp. or less) - Derrick Williams

6. Best Rookie SF- Derrick Williams

7. Most athletic- Lebron James

8. Best Leader- Kevin Durant

9. Top SF All-Time- Larry Bird

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Small Forwards:1. Best SF

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