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YouTube Gold: Earl Monroe Picks His GOATS

Earl “the Pearl” Monroe is now 77 and the last time we saw him, like Bill Russell, he was using a cane.

But like Russell, he remains sharp and follows basketball closely.

In this clip, Monroe picks his five (okay, six) top NBA players of all time. Here they are

  • PG: Magic Johnson/Oscar Robertson (he couldn’t choose between them).
  • 2G: Michael Jordan
  • SF: LeBron James
  • PF: Karl Malone
  • C: Wilt Chamberlain

It’s not the exact list we would choose but that’s what makes it fun.