Category «NBA History»

The Highest Peaks Reached by NBA Centers in the Modern Era

Remember when centers ruled the NBA? The position has produced so many awe-inspiring talents, ranging from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the Association moved into the modern era to the David Robinson/Hakeem Olajuwon battles of the early-1990s to Shaquille O’Neal’s unrelenting combination of physicality and finesse as we neared and jetted past Y2K. And though big men’s …

The Hall of Fame Case for Chris Bosh

Don’t debate me. Chris Bosh is destined for a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball of Hall Fame. The lanky 6’11” power forward hadn’t played in an NBA game since dropping a routine 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting while going a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line and grabbing seven rebounds in a loss against …