The Iceman was a bad man, an all around weapon. The 80’s version of Kevin Durant, George Gervin scored with absolute ferocity and incredible efficiency. Four scoring titles over a five year span and despite never winning a title he led all playoff participants in points per game in six separate seasons.
He is 15th all time in points scored, and though he never added an MVP trophy to the mantle, he finished top five in the voting for four straight years. That includes back-to-back second place finishes in 1978 and 1979.
40th Overall Pick 1974 – Phoenix Suns
Hall of Fame
How did the guys rank him?
The Flag Bearer: Shane Young (23).
The Barn Burner: James Holas and Marc Griffin (44).
How did the other guys rank Gervin: Jacob Noble (25), Will Reeve (26), Josh Eberley (33), Adi Joseph (33), Brian Geltzeiler (33), Lang Greene (34), Justin Rowan (35), Justin Salkin (36), Matt Drappel (37), Robert Littal (38), and Justin Termine (38).
#30 Tuesday, September 8th.
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Josh Eberley – hoopscritic.com / Host of the @PullUpPodcastHC, @JoshEberley
Jacob Noble – hoopscritic.com / Host of the @PullUpPodcastHC, @JacobNoble_HC
James Holas – hoopscritic.com / BballBreakdown, @SnottieDrippen
Adi Joseph – sportingnews.com, @AdiJoseph
Matt Drappel – sportsnet.ca, @MattyD416
Justin Rowan – fearthesword.com / hoopslounge.com, @Cavsanada
Robert Littal – blacksportsonline.com, @BSO
Shane Young – hoopshabit.com, @YoungNBA
Justin Termine – Sirius XM NBA / cinesport.com host, @TermineRadio
Marc Griffin – hoopslounge.com / sportsnet.ca, @montrealmarc
Lang Greene – basketballinsiders.com, @LangGreene
Justin Salkin – hoopscritic.com / brooklynsbeat.com, @brooklynsbeat
Will Reeve – awfsports.com / Host of the All Weather Fan Podcast, contributor for hoopscritic.com @WillReeveJr
and of course,
Brian Geltzeiler – hoopscritic.com / Sirius XM NBA / the-cauldron.com / 120sports.com, @hoopscritic
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