Career Averages: 25 ppg 10.1 rpg 3.6 apg 1.4 spg 0.8 bpg
Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed “The Mailman”, Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons (1985–2003) in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. He is considered one of the best power forwards in NBA history.
– Malone was a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player
– A 14-time NBA All-Star
– And an 11-time member of the All-NBA first team.
– He scored the second most career points in NBA history (36,928) (second behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar)
– And holds the records for most free throws attempted and made
– Co-holding the record for the most first team All-NBA elections in history (tied with Kobe Bryant).
Career Averages: 22.1 ppg 11.7 rpg 3.9 apg 1.5 spg 0.8 bpg
Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed “Chuck”, “Sir Charles”, and “The Round Mound of Rebound”, Barkley established himself as one of the National Basketball Association’s most dominating power forwards.
– He was selected to the All-NBA First Team five times, the All-NBA Second Team five times, and once to the All-NBA Third Team.
– He earned eleven NBA All-Star Game appearances and was named the All-Star MVP in 1991.
– In 1993, he was voted the league’s Most Valuable Player
– And during the NBA’s 50th anniversary, named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
– He competed in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games and won two gold medals as a member of the United States’ “Dream Team”.
– Barkley is a two-time inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, being inducted in 2006 for his individual career, and in 2010 as a member of the “Dream Team”.
Career Averages: 21.0 ppg 9.8 rpg 1.9 apg 1.0 spg 2.4 bpg
Patrick Aloysius Ewing (born August 5, 1962) is a Jamaican-American retired Hall of Fame basketball player. He played most of his career with the NBA’s New York Knicks as their starting center and played briefly with the Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic. On April 3, 2017, he was named head college coach of the Georgetown Hoyas.
– He won Olympic gold medals as a member of the 1984 and 1992 United States men’s Olympic basketball teams.
– In a 1996 poll celebrating the 50th anniversary of the NBA, Ewing was selected as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
– He is a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts (in 2008 for his individual career and in 2010 as a member of the 1992 Olympic team).
Career Averages: 18.2 ppg 3.0 rpg 3.0 apg 1.1 spg 0.2 bpg
Reginald Wayne “Reggie” Miller (born August 24, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player who played his entire 18-year National Basketball Association (NBA) career with the Indiana Pacers. Miller was known for his precision three-point shooting, especially in pressure situations and most notably against the New York Knicks, for which he earned the nickname “Knick Killer”. Miller is widely considered the Pacers’ greatest player of all-time.
– When he retired, he held the record for most career 3-point field goals made. He is second on the list behind Ray Allen
– A five-time All-Star selection, Miller led the league in free throw accuracy five times
– won a gold medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics
Career Averages: 14.3 ppg 3.0 rpg 8.5 apg 0.7 spg 0.1 bpg
Stephen John “Steve” Nash, OC, OBC (born February 7, 1974), is a Canadian retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He currently serves as general manager of the Canadian national team and as a player development consultant for the Golden State Warriors.
– He was an eight-time NBA All-Star and a seven-time All-NBA selection.
– Twice, Nash was named the NBA Most Valuable Player while playing for the Phoenix Suns.
Career Averages: 19.0 ppg 9.2 rpg 1.6 apg 0.4 spg 1.9 bpg
Yao Ming (Chinese: 姚明; born September 12, 1980) is a retired Chinese professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
– He was selected to start for the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star Game eight times
– And was named to the All-NBA Team five times.
– He is the only player outside of the United States to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
Career Averages: 26.7 ppg 3.7 rpg 6.2 apg 2.2 spg 0.2 bpg
Allen Ezail Iverson (born June 7, 1975) is an American retired professional basketball player who played for 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played both the shooting guard and point guard positions.
– Iverson was an eleven-time NBA All-Star
– won the All-Star game MVP award in 2001 and 2005
– And was the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2001.