Featured, NBA NEWS

The Five Biggest Misconceptions in NBA History

Published by on June 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

5. Bill Russell Being Better Than Wilt Chamberlain

Nearly every time I look at an all-time centers list or an all-time players list, I see Bill Russell being put ahead of the great Wilt Chamberlain.

I completely disagree with that belief. Russell was better than Wilt in only one category: the record 11 rings compared to just two rings for Wilt. 

Wilt was a much better offensive player (Russell never averaged 19 points per game for a season, while Wilt's career scoring average was 30.1), an equal rebounder and defender, a better passer (he even led the league in assists once) and a much more efficient player shooting 54 percent from the field while Russell shot a bad 44 percent.

Russell w...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

Install the ratings plugin

Install the postviews plugin

add your comment add this to delicious add this to digg share this on facebook Stumble this item
Hockey Tickets