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Vote for GOAT

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by durvasa, Oct 12, 2020.

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Greatest NBA Player of All Time?

  1. Bill Russell

    11 vote(s)
    8.0%
  2. Wilt Chamberlain

    15 vote(s)
    10.9%
  3. Kareem Abdul Jabbar

    24 vote(s)
    17.5%
  4. Magic Johnson

    5 vote(s)
    3.6%
  5. Larry Bird

    3 vote(s)
    2.2%
  6. Michael Jordan

    96 vote(s)
    70.1%
  7. Hakeem Olajuwon

    38 vote(s)
    27.7%
  8. Shaquille O'neal

    2 vote(s)
    1.5%
  9. Kobe Bryant

    4 vote(s)
    2.9%
  10. LeBron James

    40 vote(s)
    29.2%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. durvasa

    durvasa Contributing Member
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    Curious how Clutchfans sees the debate. Check poll. Will add enough options to cover who I think would be the most popular options. Would have been nice if there was a "rank choice" poll option, where multiple options can be selected but in a particular order. You can pick up to three. Try to pick them as the top three players who are ahead of the rest on the list by historical standards (so, please resist temptation to include a player just because he's your personal favorite).
     
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  2. francis 4 prez

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    we can't do ranked choice, but you could let people pick multiple options for top 3 or 4. should at least mimic ranked choice.
     
  3. durvasa

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    OK, will go with that.
     
  4. Haymitch

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    Imagine where Spanoulis would be on this list if only JVG had let him be the Greek version of American TMac in America.
     
  5. steddinotayto

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    This thread/poll wouldn't have been necessary because he would have been the definitive GOAT.
     
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  6. bleedroxred79

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    The GOAT is MJ. Always will be. Body + Heart + IQ + Clutch
     
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  7. JumpMan

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    Good idea.

    My votes went to Russell, Jordan, and LeBron.
     
  8. BHannes2BHonest

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    Only 2 votes for dream? Must be me and Tinman only pureeeeeeee
     
  9. TEXNIFICENT

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    Jabbar DOMINATED every level, forced rule changes, and had the most unstoppable shot ever.
     
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    1. MJ
    2. Lebron
    But the gap is getting closer
     
  11. francis 4 prez

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    do you think kobe is better than duncan or did you just put him in the poll because you think others will vote for him?
     
  12. durvasa

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    I don't, but I tried to make the poll options reflect who I think are the most popular options as I wrote in the initial post. A large segment of (young) NBA fans think Kobe has a case for GOAT. I don't know of anyone who has made such a case for Tim Duncan.
     
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  13. Jontro

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    i pick kenny, charles, and shack
     
  14. heypartner

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    JVG

     
  15. roslolian

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    I think Kareem is GOAT, followed by MJ and Lebron. Jabbar had a 20 yr career of greatness in the 70s, was undisputedly the college GOAT, won a title in only his 2nd year and has more MVPs and just as many rings as MJ. He also played until MJ got drafted so you can't really say his level of comp was vastly different from Jordan's. TBH I'd put Bird's Big 3 as better comp than anything MJ's Bulls ever faced.

    But when Lebron retires I think he will be the GOAT cuz he spent 16 years+ in today's NBA where the competition is so high and the average NBA athlete would destroy an average player from the 80s.
     
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  16. Rocket River

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    MJ has the best publicist and advertisement in the history of sports

    Rocket River
     
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  17. steddinotayto

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    I'd love to engage in a discussion with the 3 members who voted Kobe in their top 3.
     
  18. ball king23

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    that was a hard cast to vote because all 3 are legends and I watch all of those accept walt
     
  19. BigggReddd

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    LeBron, Michael & Kareem. No other answer in my heart.
     
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  20. Easy

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    No James Harden and Jimmy Butler?
     
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