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View Poll Results: Who is the best SF ever!

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  • Larry Bird

    121 63.68%
  • LBJ

    55 28.95%
  • Dr. J

    6 3.16%
  • The Human Highlight Film

    0 0%
  • Scottie Pippen

    3 1.58%
  • Alex English

    0 0%
  • James Worthy

    0 0%
  • John Havlicek (very underated player)

    0 0%
  • Elgin Baylor (best rebounder on the list)

    2 1.05%
  • Rick Barry

    3 1.58%
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    Greatest SF Of All Time

    There's a thread going on asking if LBJ is the second best SF of all time. Some say he is already the best, others say Bird is, and some people have left me scratchign my head by saying that Dr. J is the best SF of all time. So I thought the best way to get the settled is to have a poll.

    Please do share your thoughts.

    I've included a short list of SF based off of this ranking that came out some time ago:

    http://www.hoopsmanifesto.com/articl...-all-time.html


    I just want to say that I feel like Baylor is under appreciated. That cat was amazing! And John Havlicek never gets the kind of respect he deserves.
    Last edited by JasonJohnHorn; 09-27-2012 at 09:01 PM.
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    Should have made the votes public.


    Quote Originally Posted by rhymeratic View Post
    Shoot I'd even put up Glen Rice and Mitch Richmond in their prime at or slightly better than James. Even Glenn Robinson who is a forgotten beast.


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    Kobe GOAT LOL
    ^Finally got one.

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    Def between Bird, Dr. J, and Lebron

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    Larry Legend but James is probably on pace to surpass him but it'll probably take him at a minimum 3-5 more years.

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    If Scottie Pippen were to have a team of his own, I feel he'd definitely be in the talks for best SF of all time. The only reason he's not in the talks now is because he was playing in the shadow of the greatest player of all time.

    Depending on whether or not LeBron gets a few more rings to his name, I say he has a good chance in being better than Larry Bird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheSource View Post
    If Scottie Pippen were to have a team of his own, I feel he'd definitely be in the talks for best SF of all time. The only reason he's not in the talks now is because he was playing in the shadow of the greatest player of all time.

    Depending on whether or not LeBron gets a few more rings to his name, I say he has a good chance in being better than Larry Bird.
    Nope.


    Quote Originally Posted by rhymeratic View Post
    Shoot I'd even put up Glen Rice and Mitch Richmond in their prime at or slightly better than James. Even Glenn Robinson who is a forgotten beast.


    Quote Originally Posted by LoveMeOrHateMe View Post
    Kobe GOAT LOL
    ^Finally got one.

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    Bird by just 1 vote?

    BLASPHEMOUS!

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    to the 6 Heat fans

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    I think someday if he stays healthy Lebron will be the best. But to say he is right now is just unfair to the guys who played a long time. He hasn't had the career guys like Bird, Erving, and Pippen have had. He'll pass them someday but right now I don't think so. And I'm sure he'd agree.

    I'm also not a fan of judging players in this era with other a different era. It's just too dam hard to say how good a guy like Bird or Irving would be if the 3 second rules and hand touch fouls and just ridiculous amount of fouls called in general.
    Last edited by Rndy; 09-27-2012 at 10:24 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b@llhog24 View Post
    Nope.
    He'd be able to produce a couple of rings, he'd be averaging more points and have more shot opportunities than he did with Chicago and would still be the great defender he is (best defender at the SF position?).

    What would separate him from Bird at that point?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheSource View Post
    He'd be able to produce a couple of rings,
    His team would have to be stacked.

    he'd be averaging more points and have more shot opportunities

    than he did with Chicago and would still be the great defender he is (best defender at the SF position?).

    What would separate him from Bird at that point?
    We've seen Pippen as the 'guy' before though, and that version is still inferior to Bird so I honestly don't see the debate.


    Quote Originally Posted by rhymeratic View Post
    Shoot I'd even put up Glen Rice and Mitch Richmond in their prime at or slightly better than James. Even Glenn Robinson who is a forgotten beast.


    Quote Originally Posted by LoveMeOrHateMe View Post
    Kobe GOAT LOL
    ^Finally got one.

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    Right now? Larry Legend. In 5 years? LeBron.

    If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeye15 View Post
    right now? Larry legend. In 5 years? Lebron.
    +1

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    It's basically between Lebron and Bird. The more interesting question should be what does Lebron need to pass Bird.

    Personally, I would say that either 2 more titles and 1 more MVP or 3 more titles and no more MVP's should do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amos1er View Post
    It's basically between Lebron and Bird. The more interesting question should be what does Lebron need to pass Bird.

    Personally, I would say that either 2 more titles and 1 more MVP or 3 more titles and no more MVP's should do it.
    I don't even know if he needs more then a single title, his numbers, and defense are already better. Another MVP and title would secure it imo.

    If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love.

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