Athleticism is very important in the predicting the a future NBA player. But there are many definitions to it. What defeins Athleticism in the national basketball league? is it speed, endurance, vertical leap or is it something else? Can a player without a normal athleticism overcome its importance? Many of the stars are athletic freaks but Legends like john stockton and larry bird were able to overcome it. What makes them overcome athleticism? Can a good enough shooter overcome athleticism? Is it just an edge or a necessity?