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Old 05-24-2018, 02:23 PM   #1
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:24 PM   #2
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True and it's not even close. Anyone who even argues this is literally retarded.
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:25 PM   #3
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True and it's not even close. Anyone who even argues this is literally retarded.
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:26 PM   #4
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The average player is better than ever. As for the best players... no.
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:26 PM   #5
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True and it's not even close. Anyone who even argues this is literally retarded.


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Old 05-24-2018, 02:26 PM   #6
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The average player is better than ever. As for the best players... no.


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Old 05-24-2018, 02:27 PM   #7
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:28 PM   #8
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

yup, so stacked
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:29 PM   #9
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

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I was actually thinking of a League when we had:

Magic
Bird
Jordan
Barkley
Hakeem
Robinson
Malone
Isiah
Stockton

at virtually the same time.

It's not better today at the top. You may argue one or two players... but overall, it's not better today at the top.
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:34 PM   #10
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

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I was actually thinking of a League when we had:

Magic
Bird
Jordan
Barkley
Hakeem
Robinson
Malone
Isiah
Stockton

at virtually the same time.

It's not better today at the top. You may argue one or two players... but overall, it's not better today at the top.

Outside of centers, I think the talents are pretty much equivalent:

CP3
AD
KD
Curry
Westbrook
Lebron
Harden

Centers are to that era what 3 point shooters are to this era.
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:37 PM   #11
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

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Originally Posted by elementally morale
I was actually thinking of a League when we had:

Magic
Bird
Jordan
Barkley
Hakeem
Robinson
Malone
Isiah
Stockton

at virtually the same time.

It's not better today at the top. You may argue one or two players... but overall, it's not better today at the top.
BJ Armstrong was third in the entire NBA in all star voting during the 90s
https://www.basketball-reference.com...94_voting.html

Whilst today guys like Kyrie Irving and Chris Paul can't even make the all NBA third team
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:42 PM   #12
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

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BJ Armstrong was third in the entire NBA in all star voting during the 90s
https://www.basketball-reference.com...94_voting.html

Whilst today guys like Kyrie Irving and Chris Paul can't even make the all NBA third team

I presume BJ made the All-NBA team, otherwise this comparison is apples to oranges
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:59 PM   #13
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

we dont know. At lot depends on how young guys careers turn out. It's not fair but we judge previous eras talent based on how great those guys are all time instead of just how great they played that year
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Old 05-24-2018, 03:02 PM   #14
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Guys like Kemba Walker would be SUPERSTARS in any other era. So yes.
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Old 05-24-2018, 03:22 PM   #15
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Default Re: The League Has never had more talent than today

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Originally Posted by elementally morale
I was actually thinking of a League when we had:

Magic
Bird
Jordan
Barkley
Hakeem
Robinson
Malone
Isiah
Stockton

at virtually the same time.

It's not better today at the top. You may argue one or two players... but overall, it's not better today at the top.
Payton
Kemp
Miller
Ewing
Drexler
Coleman was the Cousins of the 90's
KJ

just off the top of my head

The league was stacked and talent was more proportioned amongst the teams.
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