HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #5 Wilt Chamberlain

  He scored a 100 in a single game, he averaged 50 points per game in a single season, and yet his rival Bill Russell still finishes ahead. Chamberlain had no weaknesses, the guy almost led the league in assists because he felt like it. Arguably the most dominant player in NBA history, if you place your stock in individual numbers there’s a real case for Chamberlain to be higher on this list. Chamberlain’s shortfalls …

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HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #15 Elgin Baylor

Elgin Baylor wins a very special award today, the highest player on the #HCHot50 not* to win a ring award. How he landed in the top 15 without a ring or MVP award is rather incredible. Baylor was a scoring machine, bizarre that he, Wilt Chamberlain, and Jerry West aren’t mentioned more in the top trio’s all time conversation. Even if they only had a two season run. (All three are in the top 15 …

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