December 15, 2005 |
Veteran sports publicist Milt Kahn sent a list of the 15 greatest NBA players, as compiled by a group of 112 that calls itself the Senior Basketball Junkies Anonymous. Rick Barry, voted the greatest, is joined on the first team by forward Larry Bird, center Bill Russell and guards Bob Cousy and Magic Johnson. The second team: Karl Malone, Elgin Baylor, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan and Jerry West. The third team: Julius Erving, Bob Pettit, Shaquille O'Neal, Oscar Robertson and Kobe Bryant.