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View Poll Results: Best Player To Wear #15?
Carmelo Anthony 5 20.83%
Vince Carter 1 4.17%
Hal Greer 10 41.67%
Tom Heinsohn 3 12.50%
Earl Monroe 4 16.67%
Ron Artest/Metta World Peace 0 0%
Other (Please Specify) 1 4.17%
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:06 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Re: Best Player to Wear #15?

Hal Greer is my vote but Tommy and the Pearl were next.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:16 AM   #17 (permalink)
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you mean besides the fact that Greer has a ring, was named to the allstar team more times, had more 'all nba' team honors and is in the hall of fame?

2 more allstar selections. Big whoop. Vince should've made the allstar teams in 2008 and 2009 considering how he averaged over 20 ppg both seasons.

I'm sure Vince played with a dominant center in his heyday....a shot Olajuwon

BTW, I just want to know why Greer has all those 2nd team selections and not once broke into the 1st tier group. The fact that he doesn't have one proves he isn't the clear cut choice in this poll.

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Old 01-17-2013, 10:32 AM   #18 (permalink)
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2 more allstar selections. Big whoop. Vince should've made the allstar teams in 2008 and 2009 considering how he averaged over 20 ppg both seasons.

I'm sure Vince played with a dominant center in his heyday....a shot Olajuwon

I just want to know why Greer has all those 2nd team selections and not once broke into the 1st tier group.
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uh did you count how many of any team vince has? or never had either?

bad news, Wince aint a first ballot hall of famer kid
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Re: Best Player to Wear #15?

I made up my mind on Greer when I found out he never averaged 25 ppg in the regular season.
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Re: Best Player to Wear #15?

I think an argument could be made that Vince is the best player to wear this number, but Greer has had the best career out of any of these players imo.
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Re: Best Player to Wear #15?

so what's the argument for Carmelo, Tom Heinsohn, and Earl Monroe? It could've been Carmelo in the long run if he didn't change his number, considering he's in the perfect situation to put NY back on the map.
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so what's the argument for Carmelo, Tom Heinsohn, and Earl Monroe? It could've been Carmelo in the long run if he didn't change his number, considering he's in the perfect situation to put NY back on the map.
I can't wait for the "Best Player to Wear #20" thread.
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so what's the argument for Carmelo, Tom Heinsohn, and Earl Monroe? It could've been Carmelo in the long run if he didn't change his number, considering he's in the perfect situation to put NY back on the map.
Melo didn't really have a say in changing his jersey when he went to New York.
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^Earl Monroe...my bad.

Melo helped the Nuggets to the conference finals but that was only when Billups shook things up on the team.
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To be honest, I didn't even know who some of the players were when I voted. After going to basketball reference like the average revisionist, I refuse to acknowledge how the other options would've been better.
Please stop. Saying Vince is better sets people from Canada back a couple decades, even more so than Mayor Rob Ford.

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All I did was vote for vince and you're making it seem like it was blasphemy or something.
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so what's the argument for Carmelo, Tom Heinsohn, and Earl Monroe? It could've been Carmelo in the long run if he didn't change his number, considering he's in the perfect situation to put NY back on the map.
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All I did was vote for vince and you're making it seem like it was blasphemy or something.
Nah not blashphemy, but you're bringing up the points issue? They didn't have the 3 point line when Hal played, and he was a great shooter. So I don't really think you can use stats to say Vince was better.
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Nah not blashphemy, but you're bringing up the points issue? They didn't have the 3 point line when Hal played, and he was a great shooter. So I don't really think you can use stats to say Vince was better.
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Ya but he is one of the most annoying play-by-play guys to listen to. Unless you're a Celtics fan, biggest homer I've listened to in a while. And that my friends is why I voted for Greer.
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