Do you ever sit around with your buddies and talk about who the greatest starting five for your favorite NBA franchise is? We here at The Sports Drop do too.
This got us thinking; what is the best starting five in the history of each of the league’s 30 teams? Fortunately for us, CBS Sports did the thinking for us. So flip through the lists and see what we have to say about what they think.
Just a note on their selections: CBS Sports only chose players that represented their teams for 5 years or more. So, for example, KD doesn’t make the Warrior lineup even though he led them to 2 titles. Also, players can only be represented on one team. This is why LeBron shows up in Cleveland but not Miami.
With that, take a look and see if you agree. There are some pretty good lineups to look at here.
30. Brooklyn Nets
The New Jersey/Brooklyn franchise has been around since 1967, yet they’ve never really hit the big time. Proof of that is in this lineup that features… zero Hall of Famers. We’ll see if Jason Kidd gets in a few years from now.
A few Hall of Fame names passed through New Jersey during their careers, but none of them stuck around long enough to make this list. Who knows: if Kyrie and KD stick around for a few years and win a couple of titles, all that could change. But knowing those two, it’s not likely.
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