White Men Can Jump! The 45 Greatest White Guys To Play In the NBA

June 12th, 2010 by Isaiah Montoya Leave a reply »
     I recently read an article on Bleacher Report about Brent Barry called "White Men Can Jump." I wondered why the reporter wrote a story about such a player when Barry's own dad Rick Barry was one of the greatest players of all-time.

So I compiled a list of the 45 greatest White guys in NBA History (including Hispanics Gasol and Ginobili), and answered if they could jump or not (1-10 rating based on Hops).

Are any current Finals players on the list? Yes, an amazingly well-rounded and intelligent 7'0" Spaniard named Pau Gasol. Do you know him?

#45 — Tom Gugliotta (pictured) - Skilled big man with a sweet shot (hops 6)

#44 — Kelly Tripucka - Great shooter for Det., Char. (hops 4)  

#43 — Rik Smits - 7'4" Giant who could shoot from outside (hops 3)

#42 — Detlef Schrempf - All-around forward was really active (hops 6)

#41 — George Yardley - One of original NBA legends (hops-6)

#40 — Vlade Divac - Innovative passer of a center (hops-3)

#39 — Jeff Hornacek - Superb shooting guard (hops  4)

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