Originally Posted by Carbine
Bird went toe-to-toe with Moses Malone (a better rebounder than Shaq), which says enough about him rebounding. But Bird was a PF playing as an SF for a lot of his career so people don't exactly remember that.
I like Duncan, he is amongst the best of the 2nd tier of all-time greats but Bird is in the discussion for GOAT. Duncan isn't, and that's the difference.