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no, recency bias is closer, but still not it.

It can be a mix of everything, but nostalgia plays a huge factor and can erase a lot of the bad. I assume it's a lot like when someone dies and they're suddenly a saint, and not the 99.9% dick of a person they were.
 

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i find it hard to believe damian lillard and russell westbrook are two of the 75 greatest players of all time. even anthony davis seems... borderline at best.
 

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i find it hard to believe damian lillard and russell westbrook are two of the 75 greatest players of all time. even anthony davis seems... borderline at best.

Bit early for Giannis.

Even as a Raptors fan, id say Kawhi is like Anthony Davis.
 

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at least giannis and kawhi carried a team to a championship. im not saying either of them have the strongest case in the world, but i think they do have something resembling a solid case. damian lillard really? i guess at least russ has all the triple doubles, even if hes just a stat compiler.
 

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at least giannis and kawhi carried a team to a championship. im not saying either of them have the strongest case in the world, but i think they do have something resembling a solid case. damian lillard really? i guess at least russ has all the triple doubles, even if hes just a stat compiler.

I agree, did they leave Curry off the list... but had Lillard?
 

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NBA vs USA Today

How did the two lists compare? Sixty-eight players were on both lists.

The differences? USA TODAY’s list included Tracy McGrady, Dwight Howard, Tony Parker, Vince Carter, Manu Ginobili, Bernard King and Alex English while the NBA’s did not.

The NBA’s list included Hal Greer, Jerry Lucas, Bill Sharman, Nate Thurmond, Dave Bing, Billy Cunningham, Lenny Wilkens and Damian Lillard and USA TODAY’s did not.
 

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lists like this are tough for me/most people to give a real opinion on because... i dont know a goddamn thing about hal greer, bill sharman, etc. i only know jerry lucas and lenny wilkens as coaches. so what the hell do i really know about them? i can only really talk about the guys ive seen... and dwight howard and damian lillard are names id never think of as top 75 of all time. meh.
 

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My frame of reference is going to be mid 90s and later.

I guess Dwight was that dominate in the first few years in the league when he played for the Magic, but his lack of longevity negates anything he did early... and being a roleplayer/bench guy since his failed Lakers stint doesn't count as longevity.

Vince Carter for his impact in Canada alone, but he did have something close to a good decade.
 

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Bulls Bucks man, love how the Bulls are starting to build up
 

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demar derozan makes me enjoy watching the bulls again
 
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