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Old 07-19-2014, 04:52 PM   #1
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Default If Bill Russell made one more lay-up per quarter

What if Bill Russell cared about stats and had a time machine?

What if he cared what uninformed people thought of his career and decided to take 2 more shots a quarter and on average make one of them. Or to be more fair, make 44% of those shots?

Now this would probably cost his team a few games here and there. Let's say it costs them 3 titles too. Now he has eight rings, but his career ppg average is 22 and he has a peak season of over 26 ppg. He averages over 20ppg in 11 of 13 seasons and over 25 three times.

Is he the greatest player of all-time in the opinions of the uniformed?

Is it as simple as one lay-up per quarter?
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Old 07-19-2014, 04:54 PM   #3
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time machine? lol
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How much mescaline are you on right now?
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guy 2-peats in the NCAA as teams best scorer, and wins a gold as U.S. teams best scorer, then goes on to play a different role in the NBA cause the Celtics needed something different and 8-peats wins 5 MVP's, 2-peats as a player-coach, and all in all wins 11 championships out of 13 seasons. Even had a finals series where he set a still standing record for field goal accuracy. Guy did whatever it took to win but ISH thinks he should have put up more scoring $tat$ (at the cost of titles) in order to be considered a valid GOAT candidate
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How much mescaline are you on right now?

I haven't even seen mescaline since GHW Bush was in office.

I'm old enough to be your Dad and if you're Mom used to be pretty I probably am.
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Career 44% shooting as a C. 15 PPG. If he scored as much as you're saying, what is he? Sub 30%?
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Career 44% shooting as a C. 15 PPG. If he scored as much as you're saying, what is he? Sub 30%?

You a math major?
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how many teams were in the league he played in?
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Old 07-19-2014, 05:02 PM   #13
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how many teams were in the league he played in?

Explain to me why that makes it easier to win titles as oppose to harder (which it obviously does) and I'll give you a cookie.
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Explain to me why that makes it easier to win titles as oppose to harder (which it obviously does) and I'll give you a cookie.
every1 good was on his team
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So reading, then, is your strong suit?
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