2017 Basketball Eligibles

He was not the prototypical center, as Brad Miller was more comfortable passing and taking jump shots than banging in the paint. Still, with the right offense, Miller was very effective and was a legitimate two time All Star; though there were not exactly a lot of good centers when he played. Miller likely won’t be a Hall of Fame threat, but he had a good career, and was undervalued in many eyes.   The…
Mehmet Okur holds the distinction of being the first Turkish born Basketball player to win a championship in the NBA (Detroit in 2004) and the first to play in the All Star game (2007). Okur had his best seasons with the Utah Jazz where he flirted with a twenty point per game average. It does not make him a serious contender for the Hall of Fame, but his ability to further the game of basketball…
A two-time All Star, Baron Davis was a College star at UCLA who would become the third overall pick of the Charlotte Hornets in 1999. As a member of the Hornets, he would have his best run statistically, and still perform well after moving to Golden State. Although some during his run criticized Davis with the Clippers, he did put up some solid statistics and would twice lead the NBA in Steals per Game. As…
Although Mike Bibby never played in an NBA All Star Game, the Point Guard had a respectable 14.6 Points per Game Average and a career PER of 16.1. Although he was not necessarily elite, he was very good and put up good season and career numbers in Steals, Three Pointers and Assists; all numbers you want from a Point Guard. What doe help his cause for the Hall of Fame is that Bibby was a…
Jamaal Magloire was the second Canadian in history to be named to an NBA All Star Team, which occurred in 2003-04, easily his best season of note. That season Magloire posted his only double double in a season, though he would never be regarded as a dominating presence again. With a sub 15.0 career PER and a 7.2 Points per Game average we don’t suspect that he will receive much Hall of Fame support.