TOM'S TOP 5 in Basketball by Category

Center

  1. Wilt Chamberlain
  2. Bill Russell
  3. Shaquille O'Neal
  4. George Mikan
  5. Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Power Forward

  1. Tim Duncan
  2. Karl Malone
  3. Elvin Hayes
  4. Connie Hawkins
  5. Bob McAdoo

Small Forward

  1. Larry Bird
  2. Dominique Wilkins
  3. Elgin Baylor
  4. Adrian Dantley
  5. Bob Pettit

Shooting Guard

  1. Michael Jordan
  2. Julius "Dr. J" Erving
  3. Pete Maravich
  4. Jerry West
  5. Oscar Robertson

Point Guard
(I couldn't decide on just 5 PGs so I picked 6)

  1. Alex Wolf
  2. John Stockton
  3. Ervin "Magic" Johnson
  4. Bob Cousy
  5. Isiah Thomas
  6. Al Cervi

All Time Greatest

  1. Wilt Chamberlain
  2. Michael Jordan
  3. Julius "Dr. J" Erving
  4. Bill Russell
  5. Larry Bird

Women

  1. Lauren Jackson
  2. Anne Meyers
  3. Nancy Lieberman
  4. Diana Taurasi
  5. Lynette Woodard

Coaches

  1. John Wooden
  2. Dean Smith
  3. Pat Summitt
  4. Red Auerbach
  5. Clarence "Big House" Gaines

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