Lillard: 72nd best player in NBA history

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  1. KeepOnRollin

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    I look at the list with questions.

    Is Dame really lower than Tony Parker? If you are just basing on championships, ok. But Parker had Ginobili and Duncan with him.

    I don't see how Dame can be considered lower than Parker.
     
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    Dame is on the Path to Greatness. Did you notice Clyde continues to fall. No longer considered a Top 50 player. I felt Anthony Davis was too high. Sure talent potential is there, but he hasn't led a team to anything yet.
     
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    Thought that was B.S. Parker not even close to the dynamic player Dame is. Duncan was the player on the Spurs , NBA team's had to diagram their game plan around. The same goes for Dame now.
     
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    Parker was underrated his entire career. It was rare for him to not be the best PG on the floor, despite his opponent often being deemed superior. I have no problem with that ranking.
     
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    Winning a chip would bump Dame up the list....winning more than one would make him one of the top players on the list
     
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    This is a list they can never get correct, since it is all based on opinion.

    The game has also become easier for scorers due to rule, as well as game, changes over the years. It's no wonder so many players regularly do things we haven't seen players do in ages.
     
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    People don't know how many points Jerry West would have scored if he had a 3 pt line back then..he could shoot with serious range
     
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    Certainly top 50. I'm hoping top 20.
     
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    I don't think Lillard will reach top-20, but if he keeps up this kind of play, I think top-50 looks pretty likely.
     
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    And Petrie was the best distance shooter in the league in his day. He'd be way up the points list. Wish we had young Petrie at SG now.
     
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    I liked Parker. He just doesn't sniff Dames talent.
     
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    Manu is ahead of.....

    artis gilmore
    dame
    mutombo
    lanier
    b king
    pistol pete
    alex english
    earl the pearl
    cowans
    zo
    rodman
    robert parrish
    willis reed

    i had to stop reading there.

    well one after there, he was narrowly beaten out by clyde drexler.

    seriously?

    dude is

    13ppg 3.5rpg 3.8apc 1.3steals

    p gasol is 17/9/3.2A/1.6B

    i dunno wtf the logic is here but whoa.
     
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    Manu could’ve been a superstar if he started on another team. He made sacrifices to help win 4 championships. Don’t get too hang up on stats. And yes, Parker should ranked higher than Dame. You can’t give demerits to one player for not winning a chip and then not credit for one who wins many.
     
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    so we giving could'ves n sacrifices as better reasons than performing? hell. no.

    who exactly in that list is manu better than or if they were all in a draft, you're honestly telling me youd pick manu #1?
     
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    The third best player on a winning team automatically gives you that cred?

    Give Dame a team with a prime Duncan and Ginobili. There would be no question who was better.
     

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