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Awards = HOF? Part Thirteen: The NBA All Star Game MVP

We here at thought it would be fun to take a look at the major awards in North American team sports and see how it translates into Hall of Fame potential.

Needless to say, different awards in different sports yield hall of fame potential.  In basketball, the team sport with the least amount of players on a roster, the dividend for greatness much higher.  In baseball, it is not as much as a great individual season does not have the same impact.

95. Randy Smith

A seventh round draft choice out of Division II Buffalo, Smith was an iron man playing for the small market Buffalo Braves and then the Clippers when the team moved west.  Smith set the league consecutive game mark of 906 (since broken by A.C. Green).  As Bob McAdoo's sidekick in crime, Randy Smith and the Braves were actually contenders in the mid 70's and he showed he belonged with the big boys especially in the 1978 All-Star game where he came off the bench to score twenty seven points and win the MVP award.
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