Originally Posted by ShawkFactory
Which is why I think he fits the thread perfectly. He wasn't bad at all. Obviously he was doing something right to have as long of a career as he did.
He was effective on defense (earlier in his career he was always among the league leaders in blocks), a good rebounder for his position, and he was a monster in transition.
I just hated him because he would shoot.
He was an undisciplined idiot at times. Was the epitome of a net negative while playing in Detroit. One of the worst players in the league actually.
But you're right... He had some good years in Atlanta and that shouldn't be discounted.