As we move up the list the decisions on ranking get harder. Some of the greatest players of all time have already been omitted. Here are the next ten on our NBA top 50 countdown.
40. Reggie Miller
One of the greatest shooters of all time. Miller was a sharpshooting dynamo of the 90’s Pacers teams.
39. George Gervin
A gifter scorer Gervin was one of the best players in the 70’s with scoring prowess we think would translate today.
38. Dominique Wilkins
Wilkins , an explosive scorer who spent his career banished to a Hawks team who never got him enough help. He is probably a greater talent than we will ever truly know.
37. Russell Westbrook
Westbrook is arguably one of the most elite athletes of the modern era. He’s accomplished a lot but a ring still eludes him.
36. Patrick Ewing
Arguably a top 5 C all time Ewing had the misfortune of trying to win a championship during Jordan’s prime.
35. James Worthy
Worthy was the third best player on the elite 80’s and early 90’s Lakers
34. Kevin Mchale
A gifted scorer Mchale helped the fuel the Celtic’s and Lakers rivalries of the 80’s
33. John Havliceck
The frontman for the excellent Celtics teams of the 70’s
32. Isiah Thomas
An elite defensive PG known for being part of some great Pistons teams In the 80’s
31. John Stockton
Stockton was one of the greatest playmakers and defenders of all time.