LeBron Ain’t No Larry Bird

May 5th, 2010 by Isaiah Montoya Leave a reply »
As LeBron's legend grows, he has yet to come even close to reaching Larry Legend status. How does the player currently embroiled in a second round tie with Boston rank all time against the other SF greats?

This formula takes each players best season per minute, and combined it with playoff/finals success.

43 Dale Ellis 42 Joe Fulks 41 Purvis Short 40 Glen Rice 39 Kelly Tripucka 38 Steve Smith 37 Xavier McDaniel 36 Detlef Schrempf 35 Zach Randolph 34 Eddie Johnson 33 George Yardley 32 Danny Manning 31 Antoine Walker 30 Glenn Robinson 29 Neil Johnston 28 Kiki Vandeweghe 27 Jamaal Wilkes 26 Carmelo Anthony 25 Paul Arizin 24 Tommy Heinsohn 23 James Worthy 22 Kevin Durant 21 Tracy McGrady

20 Grant Hill—despite the injuries

19 Paul Pierce—won it all in 2008, Finals MVP

18 Chris Mullin—1992 Dream Team

17 Dominique Wilkins —The Human Highlight Film

16 Adrian Dantley—amazing at getting to the line  

15 Connie Hawkins—old school smooth

14 Marques Johnson—how soon we forget

13 Mark Aguirre—Bad Boys 1989, 1990

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