NBA Legends Research Paper

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In the NBA, players come and go, and occasionally an incredible player comes in. Although great players can be rare to find, there are even better players who eventually become known as legends. These legends include players like Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, and Kevin Durant. Legends are what make the sport as entertaining as it is and bring people to their feet during a game. These are the players who hit game winners routinely, posterize hundreds of people under the rim, and make basketball look easy. Their greatness makes them hard to tell which Legend is better than the other due to all the awards they stack up, but there are three players who truly stand out as the best NBA players of all time. Although there have been many great players in NBA history, none compare to the greatness of LeBron James, Oscar Robertson, and Wilt Chamberlain. LeBron…show more content…
This man was so great that calling him the Big Dipper may be biggest understatement ever. Wilt Chamberlain got the nickname due to the massive scoring performances he put up which was capped off by an outstanding one hundred points in a single game! He was able to average fifty points per game in an entire season which is by far the greatest of any player, and if it weren’t for injuries, fatigue, and illnesses he would have been the all-time leading scorer. Those stats alone are pretty amazing, but you don’t start to realize just how great this player was until you see that he averaged twenty-seven rebounds per game in his rookie year. This number is highest by any player ever during an entire season and the most impressive part is that he was able to do this doing during his first year. This helped him lead the NBA in rebounding during eleven of his fourteen years in the NBA. No NBA player even comes close to matching Wilt’s stats and no one ever

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