HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #1 Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan, the fan labelled GOAT. Six Championships in eight years, in order Jordan and the Bulls sent home; Magic and the Lakers, Clyde and the Blazers, Barkley and the Suns, Payton and the SuperSonics, Malone and the Jazz x2, and last but not least the Monstars. There are infinite ‘what if’s’ with Jordan, the big one being what happens if Jordan doesn’t leave to try his hand at baseball over the 94 and 95 …

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HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #26 Scottie Pippen

Scottie Pippen was the perfect compliment to his Airness. Compliment. Not side-kick, not Robin, but compliment. Pippen’s individual numbers are better than he’s given credit for and the totals would’ve been a whole lot higher if he was running the offense.  Pippen’s versatility and all around contributions rebounding, play making, and defending were a big reason that the Bulls were as successful as they were. Pippen was one of the greatest defensive players ever. One …

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HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #31 George Gervin

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 …

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Steve Kerr’s Coaching Success was Guaranteed

Steve Kerr’s Coaching Lineage Led to Instant Success Randall Faehnrich   Steve Kerr knew what he was walking into when he agreed to become head coach of the Golden State Warriors. He understood the value of one of the greatest shooting back courts of all-time. He didn’t undermine the value of a 6-foot-7 Swiss-Army knife named Draymond Green. Most importantly, he realized taking over for a 51-win team from a well-respected player’s coach like Mark Jackson came …

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