The Answer and the Admiral: Top 50 Players in NBA History Part III

The updated list of the 50 greatest players in NBA history continues with players 30 through 21. Make sure you’re up to date by checking out Part I and Part II

30. Willis Reed

Willis Reed is the most beloved NBA Hall of Fame basketball player to play for the New York Knicks organization.

Reed made a monumental impact on the Knicks during his tenure with them because he was able to lead the organization to two NBA Championships in 1970 and 1973. These are the only NBA championships that the Knicks ever won, and it was solely do to the brilliant play by this seven-time NBA All-Star.

Reed is a very special NBA star as he was the first player ever to be named the Most Valuable Player in the NBA season, NBA All-Star game, and NBA Finals all in the same season (1969-1970).

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29. Walt Frazier

Frazier was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team in 1968. He was an NBA All-Star seven times (and was named MVP of the 1975 NBA All-Star Game), was named to the All-NBA First Team four times, the All-NBA Second Team twice, and the All-Defensive First Team seven times.

The Knicks captured the NBA championships in 1970 and 1973 as it was led by Frazier. After 10 years in New York, Frazier ended his career as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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