Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Most Underrated NBA Players (Not Active)

8 Win Shares is a really good season, so you wonder how many guys have had multiple 8 WS seasons and were not rewarded with an All-Star selection.  Answer - a lot.  So then you search for guys with at least 4 such season who are not in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.  Here are your top 18.  Very productive, very underappreciated, both during their career and after:

1Horace Grant19901996TOTNBA6
2Hersey Hawkins19901998TOTNBA6
3Jeff Hornacek19901998TOTNBA6
4Larry Nance19831992TOTNBA6
5Detlef Schrempf19901998TOTNBA6
6Otis Thorpe19871994TOTNBA6
7Sam Cassell19982003TOTNBA5
8Bill Laimbeer19861991DETNBA5
9Anthony Mason19952000TOTNBA5
10Shareef Abdur-Rahim20002004TOTNBA4
11P.J. Brown20012004TOTNBA4
12A.C. Green19891994TOTNBA4
13Derek Harper19871990DALNBA4
14Kevin Johnson19891997PHONBA4
15Cedric Maxwell19791982BOSNBA4
16Terry Porter19881992PORNBA4
17Steve Smith19942001TOTNBA4
18Rod Strickland19941998TOTNBA4

1 comment:

Al Swearengen said...

Yeah! Anthony Mason.