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Old 06-06-2011, 08:43 PM   #1
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Default Top 5 pg's ever?

1:Magic Johnson
2: John stockton
3: Oscar Robertson
4: Bob Cousy
5: Isiah Thomas

Imo those are the top 5 pgs ever to play the game.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:44 PM   #2
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Stockton has no business being ahead of Thomas.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:45 PM   #3
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Stockton has no business being ahead of Thomas.

Most assists/steals ever. came just as close to winning a title too.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:47 PM   #4
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Default Re: Top 5 pg's ever?

I think Steve Nash is definitely a top 5 PG of all-time, but looking at that list, you've got it pretty correct.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:51 PM   #5
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Default Re: Top 5 pg's ever?

1. Magic Johnson
2. Oscar Robertson
3. Isiah Thomas
4. John Stockton
5. Jason Kidd
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:55 PM   #6
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Most assists/steals ever. came just as close to winning a title too.

it helps when you have a career that's longer than the other's, which works to Stockton's benefit.

Stockton could never turn it up when it mattered most as well, Thomas could. Best example, Thomas playing on a bad leg and still scoring 25 points. Thomas also changed his playing style to benefit his team.

Stockton's good, but he's nowhere near Isiah, never will be.
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1. Magic
2. Isiah Thomas
3. Oscar
4. Stockton
5. Kidd
6. Nash
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1. Magic
2. Oscar
3. Isiah
4. Nash
5. W. Frazier
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Old 06-06-2011, 09:13 PM   #9
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Magic
Thomas
Payton
Kidd
Nash
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Default Re: Top 5 pg's ever?

I started watching the game in 1996. My top 5 list since 1996 is:

1.Stockton
2.Kidd
3.Payton
4.Nash
5. I cant decide on 5 yet but should go to Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Derrick Rose or Rajon Rondo.
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Default Re: Top 5 pg's ever?

Magic
Oscar
Isiah
Frazier
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Old 06-06-2011, 09:20 PM   #12
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Johnson
Thomas
Robertson
Kidd
Stockon
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Default Re: Top 5 pg's ever?

1.Stockton
2.Magic
3.Oscar
4.Nash
5.peyton
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Default Re: Top 5 pg's ever?

In terms of career:

1. Magic Johnson
2. Oscar Robertson
3. Bob Cousy
4. Isiah Thomas
5. John Stockton

In terms of talent-skill-productions-domination:

1. Oscar Robertson (perhaps #1 at that in NBA history amongst any positions/players)
2. Magic Johnson
3. John Stockton
4. Tiny Archibald
5. Gary Payton
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Old 06-06-2011, 09:34 PM   #15
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Default Re: Top 5 pg's ever?

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I started watching the game in 1996. My top 5 list since 1996 is:

1.Stockton
2.Kidd
3.Payton
4.Nash
5. I cant decide on 5 yet but should go to Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Derrick Rose or Rajon Rondo.

You started watching in 96 Yet you have Stockton over Payton?
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