Tuck: Best NBA Players Without A Championship

LeBron James won a title this year.  Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd got theirs last year.  Steve Nash is hoping to find his first title in Los Angeles next season.  He is the unquestionable top old guy, future Hall of Famer, looking for the title to cap a brilliant career.  These are the lists that show how great you were with the ultimate BUT.

Current players, over the age of 30 (rankings based on career accomplishments)

1. Steve Nash

2. Tracy McGrady

3. Vince Carter

4. Grant Hill

5. Andre Miller

6. Antawn Jamison

7. Jason Richardson

8. Jerry Stackhouse

9. Elton Brand

10. Joe Johnson

Of note: Corey Maggette, Zach Randolph, Carlos Boozer, Marcus Camby, Kurt Thomas


Current players, under the age of 30 (rankings based on career accomplishments)

1. Dwight Howard

2. Kevin Durant

3. Chris Paul

4. Derrick Rose

5. Carmelo Anthony

6. Amare’ Stoudemire

7. Russell Westbrook

8. Deron Williams

9. Kevin Love

10. LaMarcus Aldridge

Of note: Blake Griffin, Josh Smith, David Lee, Kyrie Irving, John Wall


Best players ever not to win a title

1. Karl Malone

2. Elgin Baylor

3. John Stockton

4. Charles Barkley

5. Steve Nash

6. Patrick Ewing

7. George Gervin

8. Allen Iverson

9. Pete Maravich

10. Reggie Miller

Of note: Dominique Wilkins, Dwight Howard, Kevin Durant, Nate Thurmond, Walt Bellamy, Artis Gilmore, Dan Issel, Bob Lanier, Dave Bing, Chris Mullen