The NBA completes its 75th anniversary team … and forgets Pau Gasol


10/22/2021 –

PFor some it was an injustice, for others, the competition was enormous. The fact is that the unknown was revealed and Pau Gasol He’s not among those chosen on the 75th anniversary team. The NBA announced the 25 remaining players, which were actually 26 because there was a tie in the voting, among the best in history and that of Sant Boi was not included. Either Manu Ginbili or Tony Parker.

That s, some names came up that were in all pools, such as Kobe, LeBron, Shaq, Maravich, Baylor or Curry and also includes four players from the current Lakers. There were also some surprises like that of Rodman or Lillard. These are the last 25 players of the best team of all time:

  • Ray allen
  • Carmelo anthony
  • Elgin baylor
  • Dave bing
  • Kobe bryant
  • Billy cunningham
  • Stephen Curry
  • Dave DeBusschere
  • Lebron James
  • Jason kidd
  • Kawhi leonard
  • Damian Lillard
  • Pete maravich
  • Bob mcadoo
  • Reggie miller
  • Earl monroe
  • Shaquille O’Neal
  • Gary Payton
  • Paul pierce
  • Dennis Rodman
  • Dolph schayes
  • Dwyane Wade
  • Russell westbrook
  • Lenny Wilkens
  • Dominique wilkins

The NBA finally announced the four active players of the Lakers, LeBron, Melo, Davis and Westbrook. Some of them cause controversy, not them, of course, but their choice. Westbrook is the one with the most triple-doubles in history, but it raises many doubts. And ‘The Eyebrow’ too.

Before these 26 final picks had been announced: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nate Archibald, Charles Barkley, Bob Cousy, Dave Cowens, Kevin Durant, Julius Erving, George Gervin, Hal Greer, James Harden, Elvin Hayes, Jerry Lucas, Moses Malone, Kevin McHale, George Mikan, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Hakeem Olajuwon, Bob Pettit, Willis Reed, Oscar Robertson, David Robinson, Bill Russell, and John Stockton.

The second round of chosen was: Paul Arizin, Rick Barry, Larry Bird, Wilt Chamberlain, Clyde Drexler, Tim Duncan, Pat Ewing, Walt Frazier, Kevin Garnett, John Havlicek, Allen Iverson, Magic Johnson, Sam Jones, Karl Malone, Robert Parish, Chris Paul, Scottie Pippen, Bill Sharman, Isiah Thomas, Nate Thurmond, Wes Unseld, Bill Walton, Jerry West, and James Worthy.