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One player who may not belong on this list, but was an *amazing* finisher given his physical attributes was Muggsy Bogues. I mentioned somewhere that I saw him play for the DC team in the 1983 McDonald's Capital Classic (click on "About," then "Final Scores" for some fun pictures), and he was the MVP in leading the Metro All-Stars to a two-point victory over the US All-Stars. Now, that does not a pro make, and it certainly doesn't put him on any all-time Best Finishers list, but it did give me a fairly intimate view of his incredible driving capabilities - he was like this little black dot, tw
Note: I'm editing this post after the 2015-2016 season, two seasons after I initially wrote it. The numbers were originally based on 17 years, and I've changed them to be based on the full extant of Tim Duncan's career: 19 years. --- The year before Tim Duncan joined the San Antonio Spurs, they went 20-62 (.244). In the 19 years since he's played, the Spurs have performed as follows (copied from landofbasketball.com) including making the playoffs every single year (not to mention 26 of the past 27 years). Take a look at the 4th column from the left: winning percentage. It needs
Noah Rubin became the first American teenager, and only the third teenager worldwide, ranked outside the top 300, to defeat a top-20 player in a Grand Slam, in the last 30 years with his Australian Open victory over Benoí®t Paire. At 5'9" and 150 pounds in wet clothing, Rubin necessarily has a game patterned after one of his inspirations, Lleyton Hewitt. He has a tremendous work ethic, so he'll stay fit for as long as he can, and fight like a dog for as long as his body holds out. He won't be a transcendent player, but he may be the best hope America has right now, although you should keep