G- Ervin “Magic” Johnson: 1979-1991, 1996 It goes without saying that Ervin “Magic” Johnson is not only one of the greatest Lakers of all-time, but also one of the greatest NBA players of all-time. He played 12 full seasons, reaching the NBA finals nine times, winning five of them. He was a 12-time All-Star, a member of 10 All-NBA Teams (9x First Team, 1x Second Team), and was the league MVP three times. Magic was not only the face of the Lakers, but also the face of the entire NBA. When you thought about basketball, you thought about Magic.
Michael Jordan played in the NBA for fifteen years, made it to the finals six out of those fifteen years and won every time. While Lebron is in his thirteenth year in the NBA, made it to the finals seven times, and won three out of those seven times. So theoretically
In 1991, Kobe’s family moved back to Philadelphia. Kobe attended Lower Merion High School where he played on his first basketball team. Kobe’s hard work earned him a starting role for all four years. His senior year Kobe was nominated for Nation High School Player of the Year. He averaged thirty points, twelve rebounds, six assists, four steals, and three blocked shots.
“There 's more to me than just the jersey I wear, and that 's Christ living inside me.” This is a quote from Wardell Stephen Curry II that shows that he has a strong faith and he is not a selfish man. Curry was born into a very athletic family, everyone in his family is or has played a sport and was successful. Curry mostly grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, but he also lived in Toronto Canada. Curry moved his way up to professional basketball quickly skipping his senior year in college along the way. He has had a career with ups and downs, including multiple injuries, but he has had a successful basketball career.
While the objective of the Huarache-roused VII was light weight, the VIII depended on cross-straps and a higher cut to provide the ultimate in cushioned support. Noted in the article: Michael was once again chosen as first team All-NBA, first team All-Defense and made his eight consecutive All-Star game. In the Air Jordan VIII Michael scored 32.6 points per game to collect his seventh straight league scoring title. He was named NBA finals MVP for the third straight year while collecting his third championship ring with the Bulls
Leonard quickly turned the Pacers into a juggernaut. His teams were buoyed by the great play of superstars such as Mel Daniels, George McGinnis, Bob Netolicky, Rick Mount and Roger Brown. The Pacers were – and ended – as the most successful team in ABA history, winning three ABA Championships in four years. In all, they appeared in the ABA Finals five times in the league 's nine-year history: a feat that was never bettered by any
When he catches fire he can 't be stopped. He breaks records left and right. In the last 2 seasons, Stephen Curry has broke so many records, he has broke the record for the most 3 pointers in a season, which was his own record that he set, he has broke the record for the most 3 pointers in a game. He was the first ever unanimous MVP, like that is hard, everyone pretty much voted for him. He has won MVP the last 2 seasons.
When people think of basketball they may think Michael Jordan, Kobe bryant, Lebron James, some of the greatest athletes to ever play the game of basketball. There has always been a debate about who is the better player Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan. In my opinion Jordan is the greatest basketball player to ever play with Kobe in a close second. There are a lot of differences and similarities in the way they play the game. Even though kobe has played for 19 years in the NBA, which is one year more than Jordan, I still think he comes in second if you are comparing the better player.
They finished the year in the AFL with 448 points for and 276 points allowed, with a 172 point differential, a league high with the Bills finishing second (103). The Chiefs finished sixth out of nine in total offensive yards (2840). They were sixth in passing (2840) but first in rushing (2274). They were exceptional in efficiency. They had a league high 5.2 rushing yards per attempt,
The U Part II. (ESPN). Coker was proud of his team's successes on the field, but he is equally proud of how well his players have fared academically. The 2005 team graduated all 21 players, a total higher than any other college in the country. The Hurricanes' 2004 graduation rate was 84 percent, far higher than the national average of 58 percent.
Kevin Durant’s early life was rough but it made his career and life stronger mentally and stronger. September 29, 1988 in Suitland, Maryland was the day a legend entered the world. Growing up his favorite basketball player was Kobe Bryant. He was one of 4 children; Brianna, Anthony, and Rayvonne. Parents were Wanda and Wayne they thought Kevin had a special talent in basketball.
This article is titled, Durrant Leads thunder pass trailblazers 106 to 90. The thunder is a professional basketball team that is based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The article states that they have a strong offense in the dominant defense. This is one of the reasons why the sender has had the longest winning streak in the league. A basketball player named Kevin durant scored 26 points against the trailblazers leaving the final score 106 to 90.
He participated in the all star game eleven times ("10 Facts About..." 1). In 1999 and in 2000, "The Answer" was announced first team all NBA, in 2000, 2002, and 2003 however Allen was announced to second team all NBA ("Allen Iverson Tribute" 1). The years 2000-2004, Iverson started on the east team in the all star game ("Allen Iverson Tribute" 1). In the 2001 and 2005 NBA all star games, Iverson won all star game MVP ("10 Facts About..." 1). “The Answer” won the MVP award in the 2001 NBA season ("Allen Iverson Tribute" 1).
The first was John Stockton in 1984. John Stockton is considered to be one of the greatest guards to play the game of basketball. He holds an all time NBA career record for assists which is 15,806. He also holds the NBA career record for total steals at 3265. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009 along with Michael Jordan and others.