Chuck was a logical paradox — a “6-foot-6” power forward with a taste for McDonald’s who actually stood just 6-foot-4 yet somehow gobbled up boards to the stage he earned the nickname “The Round Mound of Rebound.”
Old Wade is a player attempting to fight against age and the rising tide of 3-point shooting in the league. Young Wade was one of many greatest scorers ever.
This list will have a tendency to skew toward the modern era, because the degree of competition you played against matters as well. Top greatest players in NBA history. But Baylor was so outstanding with the Lakers that it’s impossible to hold his era against him.