No one will be breaking Stockton's record.
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Why John Stockton is the Most Unique Player to Ever Play the Game

John Stockton played his 1,204th and final NBA game on April 16, 2003 in Sacramento, California. He was checked out of the game, received a standing ovation from the visiting crowd, and quietly retired. There was no press conference, no farewell tour, no season long distraction or speculation as to what John would do after […]

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We’re Looking at the GOAT Debate All Wrong

Thursday night, Lebron James continued to play at a legendary level by posting his record-tying eighth 40-point game in these Playoffs with his masterful 51-point-8-rebound-8-assist Game 1 in this year’s NBA Finals. Facebook and Twitter feeds have been flooded with the never-ending debate of whether Lebron has overtaken Michael Jordan as the GOAT, the greatest […]

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Legend Grows Greatest Hits

When I posted my first Legend Grows article on September 1, 2015, I didn’t contemplate writing one hundred articles, but here it is.  I figured for my one hundredth post I’d highlight my Top 10 Greatest Hits in case you missed them.   10-Are the Warriors among the Greatest Teams Ever? http://wp.me/p6GuYQ-1Zp Talk about jumping […]

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Statistically Elite

  What players are statistically elite? Last season, Steph Curry had an amazing season, one of the finest ever, and barely enters the conversation of the statistically elite. In looking at the most statistically dominant players to have ever played in the league, here are a few I found interesting. PPG– Wilt has registered 5 […]

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Who’s Your Favorite Player?

I began really collecting basketball cards in 1989. I still remember opening up my first pack of 1989-90 NBA Hoops cards. I really wanted to pull a David Robinson rookie card. He was my favorite player. He was strong, talented, and didn’t seem to draw attention to himself, but went about his business quietly. As […]

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Top 10 in the Last 35 Years

I’ve always found it difficult to compare players from different eras.  The game has evolved so much, the speed, athleticism, style, rules, and strategies have all changed so much.  How many 3’s would Larry Bird have made in today’s game where offenses are designed around the 3-point shot?  How many points would Michael Jordan average […]