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8. Max Zaslofsky

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Max Zaslofsky
When Max Zaslofsky retired he was the third leading scorer in league history behind only legends George Mikan and Joe Fulks.  Zaslofsky was also the youngest person to be named First Team All-League for over 60 years when he was selected at the age of 21 in the 46-47 Season.  This record stood for decades until it was broken recently by future Hall of Fame lock, LeBron James.  Zaslofsky was a 4 time First Team all-league performer and led the league in scoring during the 1947-48 season.  His window may have passed for enshrinement but quite simply how was he not in already?

The Bullet Points:

Country of Origin:
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

Eligible Since:

Shooting Guard

Played for:
Chicago Stags
New York Knicks
Baltimore Bullets
Milwaukee Hawks
Fort Wayne Pistons

St. John’s


Major Accolades and Awards:
NBA All Star Teams (1) (1952)
First Team All NBA Selection (4) (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49 & 1949-50)
Most Field Goals (1) (1947-48)
Highest Free Throw Percentage (1) (1949-50)
Most Points (1) (1947-48)
Championship Rings: None

Other Points of Note:
Top Ten Finishes: Field Goals (4) (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49 & 1949-50)
Top Ten Finishes: Field Goal Percentage (2) (1946-47 & 1947-48)
Top Ten Finishes: Free Throws (4) (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49 & 1949-50)
Top Ten Finishes: Free Throw Percentage: (4) (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49 & 1949-50)
Top Ten Finishes: Points (4) (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49 & 1949-50)
Top Ten Finishes: Points Per Game (4) (1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49 & 1949-50)

Notable All Time Rankings:

Should Max Zaslofsky be in the Hall of Fame?

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Definitely put him in! - 60%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 20%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 20%


+3 #1 EverestMeisterNeg1 -0001-11-29 19:00
Seriously how is he not in?

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