Lonzo4Life
Two years ago

NBA All Time Starting 5

If you were to pick an all time starting 5 in the NBA, who would they be and why.

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Lonzo4Life  
Two years ago

I think mine would be:
PG: Magic Johnson
SG: Michael Jordan
SF: LeBron James
PF: Hakeem Olajuwon
C: Shaquille O'Neal
I know that this team probably lacks 3 point shooting but any one of these 5 players could dominate at any stage of the game and also contains various playmakers. Lavar and family probably wouldn't beat this even though he will argue against it.

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Lonzo4Life  
Two years ago

*with Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Tim Duncan and John Stocktom coming off the bench (even though I only said starting 5)

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Sitiveni  
Two years ago

Oscar R
Michael J
LeBron J
Tim D
Wilt C

Bench:
Magic J
Kobe B
Larry B
Karl M
Hakeem A

Throw in a few others:
Jerry W
Steve N
Steph C (know he's still young)
Scottie P
Julius E
Bill R
Shaquille O
Kareem AJ
Dominique W
Alvin H
David R
Isiah T
Bob P
Charles B


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SteveK2  
Two years ago

My pick would be:

Stephen Curry
Michael Jordan
Kevin Durant
Larry Bird
Shaquille O'Neal

Reason:

Try defend that.

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Jayden K Smith  
Two years ago

Pistol not even mentioned !

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JR  
Two years ago

Magic, Jordan, LeBron, Duncan, Wilt

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Yinka Dare  
Two years ago

Magic
Jordan
Lebron
Duncan
Robinson/olajuwon

Don't want shaq as can't hit free throws. Robinson/olajuwon much more complete players

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Phil  
Two years ago

I don't want to do a five. I want to do a full team.

Also just counting players I've seen in more than highlights so obviously not counting Oscar and co

Also I've built this team with a variety of players in mind. Plenty of defensive options in every position , shooters to stretch the floor. I believe this team could not be beaten.


Kidd
Jordan
Miller
Nowitski
Olaquwon

Payton
Bryant
Durant
Garnett
Oneal
Curry
Lebron

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Freethrows  
Two years ago

Magic Johnson
Michael Jordan
Lebron James
Larry Bird
Kareem Abdul Jabbar

How could anyone seriously consider not picking Bird?

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Dane Suttle  
Two years ago

Michael Jordon
Vincent Carter
Nique
Dr J
Shaq

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

"How could anyone seriously consider not picking Bird?"

I have the same starting 5 as you.

Larry Bird is a dilemma, I have always considered him a 4, but in a lineup with McHale and Parish he would be a 3.

If he is a 3, you can't push out Lebron. If he is a 4, its a tough decision against Timmay.

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