Creating An NBA G.O.A.T Pyramid PART 2 (Tier 1 Revealed)

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  • JxmyHighroller
    JxmyHighroller   4 weeks back

    Thank you all for tuning in to this two part series! I know that cliff hanger in part 1 got some of y’all ready to square up but I hope the end result was worth the wait.

    Also I just have to say, throughout the process of making this video I spent hours and hours watching old film, looking up obscure stats and facts that only us basketball fans would appreciate, and watched clips of legendary moments and after awhile I caught myself getting lost in these old videos, in amazement at how incredible these players are and how awesome this sport is. Because of y’all I get to watch, dissect and analyze basketball for a living and I CANNOT thank y’all enough. This is truly the best job in the world and I’m going to continue to create this stories and videos for us to watch, share and enjoy. I Appreciate all of you 💯

    • Jinky
      Jinky  13 hours back

      Good list, but where’s Brian scalebrine

    • Austin Edwards
      Austin Edwards  1 days back

      I think you have a fair argument about Dirk but you do need to consider that when you say watching Michael play it was so obvious he was the best player on the court which is true but it was the same for Dirk for a very long time, Dirk literally is the greatest European player of all time and developed a shot that was so unstoppable when he played the heat Dirk looked like the best player on the floor. I feel like you really only considered that point with Jordan and not with players like Dirk, Shaq, or even Bird

    • J Jones
      J Jones  1 days back

      @PW McGowan tier 4

    • PW McGowan
      PW McGowan  1 days back

      Where will Kawhi Leonard be place now willing 2 titles and 2 MVPs under 30 yrs. What do you think...

    • J Jones
      J Jones  1 days back

      Even Curry has the same hardware and has changed the game more than Lebron

  • Edwin Creech
    Edwin Creech  2 hours back

    Replace one of those nobody’s on tier 5, push KD down to 5 and put Kawhi on tier 4

    • Kacey R.
      Kacey R.  2 hours back

      Does Kawhi have a spot on there now?

      • Aadit Nistala
        Aadit Nistala  3 hours back

        swap wilt and magic and were gucci

        • Why SHOW Serious
          Why SHOW Serious  4 hours back

          I mostly agree with your pyramid! I would really like to see Patrick Ewing somewhere between tier 5 and 4!

          • Itzme Bradley
            Itzme Bradley  5 hours back

            Where is Kawai

            • Radric Davis
              Radric Davis  5 hours back

              You should do the same format but only using current nba players. LeBron #1. KD #2 ?

              • Valente Rojas
                Valente Rojas  5 hours back

                Kawhi Lenard ?

                • Kevin
                  Kevin  5 hours back

                  Dirk belongs in tier 4 AT LEAST. Carried his team to the finals where he single-handedly beat a team that, by your pyramid, had two top 20 players of all time. Not to mention he revolutionized his position, and along with Steph, completely changed how the game is played.


                  Just found your channel, and your content is amazing. Thank you.

                  • bassmanofc
                    bassmanofc  6 hours back

                    Yeah, but Dirk was THE guy on his championship team that beat a loaded Heat team. KG had Pierce, Rondo, and Ray Allen, not Tyson Chandler and well-passed-their-primes Jason Kidd and Shawn Marion. And those Celtics teams were not able to beat those Heat teams. That's why Dirk should be higher than KG. And don't get me wrong, I love KG and i hail from MA, land of the Celtics. Dirk was just other worldly good in the playoffs during that finals run and almost single handedly beat Lebron and Wade. Given where they rank on this pyramid and the fact that the Jazz couldn't get over the hump against the Bulls, i'd be ok with swapping Dirk and Karl Malone. Even with mentioning how Dirk doesn't get all the love and respect he deserves, he still doesn't get it in my opinion. But either way, great job on the pyramid. I like this format over others because it's so difficult to rank 1 by 1 and i think you found a good balance in weighting the different criteria we have to make these judgements

                    • bassmanofc
                      bassmanofc  6 hours back

                      Also, Larry Bird won 3 CONSECUTIVE league mvp awards. Put the man in tear 2 where he belongs

                  • Anon
                    Anon  7 hours back

                    Lebron is tier 1

                    • Bartosz Burkiewicz
                      Bartosz Burkiewicz  7 hours back

                      Most dominating Player was wilt

                      • Jay Dubb
                        Jay Dubb  8 hours back

                        “ nUMber 1 sPOt rEVEalED “ ... like cumon lol

                        • Diego Chavez
                          Diego Chavez  8 hours back

                          Not gonna even put Steve Nash?like if agree

                          • jmorrow18
                            jmorrow18  8 hours back

                            Where is harden

                            • Rob Chesley
                              Rob Chesley  9 hours back

                              wow...f***ing dead on imho!! nice work!

                              • Benjamin DeGroat
                                Benjamin DeGroat  9 hours back

                                How do you not have one million subscribers yet, this is top quality content.

                                • Dank Lord
                                  Dank Lord  9 hours back

                                  Where is George Mikan?

                                  • Kosta Budimcic
                                    Kosta Budimcic  9 hours back

                                    just my opinion but kawhi should be on there

                                    • code ceedayy code ceedayy

                                      Curry isnt the best shooter of all time ray allen is STOOPID

                                    • Joseph Kang
                                      Joseph Kang  13 hours back

                                      AI in tier 4 for Isiah Thomas

                                      • UM oni2007
                                        UM oni2007  14 hours back

                                        Russel Westbrook
                                        Kyrie Irving
                                        Khawi Leonard
                                        James harden
                                        Why they need a ring?
                                        It’s not about the teams

                                        • Shortfuse Film
                                          Shortfuse Film  15 hours back

                                          Very well balanced list!

                                          • Shortfuse Film
                                            Shortfuse Film  14 hours back

                                            Kawahi definitely figures in there after these finals :)

                                        • Andrija Gudelj
                                          Andrija Gudelj  15 hours back

                                          This pyramid is great but in my opinion its not fair to put Wilt in tier 3 an Scottie in tier 4. I know Scottie does not compare with someone like Shaq, Bird or Olajuwon but out of all players in tier 4 with 6 rings and as one of the best defenders of all time I think that Pippen deserves tier 3, and for Wilt being No.1 in total rebounds, 2 NBA championships, for scoring 100 points in 1 game I think Chamberlain really deserves tier 2 not among someone like Kobe or Magic, but among Kareem.

                                          • LPS TV
                                            LPS TV  15 hours back

                                            How did I know Jordan would be at the top? Maybe the best for his generation but there is so many current players that could beat Jordan on a 1 on 1

                                            • LPS TV
                                              LPS TV  15 hours back

                                              How is LeBron higher than Curry or Durant

                                              • LPS TV
                                                LPS TV  15 hours back

                                                Jordan better not be on top bc Curry could easily beat him on a 1 on 1

                                                • LPS TV
                                                  LPS TV  8 hours back

                                                  Dank Lord Curry could beat either of the two in a 1 on 1 match Kobe obviously would be harder to beat but he could do it

                                                • Dank Lord
                                                  Dank Lord  9 hours back

                                                  Jordan was an elite perimeter defender, where curry was a his best. Kobe on top

                                              • LPS TV
                                                LPS TV  15 hours back

                                                How is Curry only in tier 4? He should be higher

                                                • LPS TV
                                                  LPS TV  15 hours back

                                                  Well uh The Warriors beat the record for most regular season back to back wins in the 2015-16 season

                                                  • LPS TV
                                                    LPS TV  15 hours back

                                                    Is the top Kareem (my guess before it shows)

                                                    • Zeros BTW
                                                      Zeros BTW  16 hours back

                                                      Look, Larry bird is tier 2
                                                      curry is better than shaq and tim duncan so is KD
                                                      and the reason MJ was 1 is because he was in space jam
                                                      (and he won 6 ships) but come he was in space jam

                                                      • Dank Lord
                                                        Dank Lord  9 hours back

                                                        dumbass curry was NOWHERE near shaq.

                                                    • J S
                                                      J S  16 hours back

                                                      All of tier 3 need to move to 2 except shaq who should be 1.
                                                      Kobe down to 4 or 5 Iverson in 2 curry should net even be on the list. Stockton 3 Dirk. LeBron 1

                                                      • J S
                                                        J S  16 hours back

                                                        Curry hasn't revolutionized the game. He's not even that efficient. The NBA has been trying to get players shoot more 3s for years.
                                                        Curry is overrated his fg% isn't that good for somebody who some think he's the greatest shooter

                                                        • REKT
                                                          REKT  17 hours back

                                                          What about Pistol Pete Maravich

                                                          • BigDave15
                                                            BigDave15  18 hours back

                                                            I think it is a shame Maravich didn't make the pyramid. The ball handling rules were stricter and the 3 point shot rule didn't come into the league until his last season; despite this his ball handing was still devastating and he shot from 3 point range with a high rate of success. Add in his elite passing and that he created plays that flashy players like Magic, etc. used later, and able scoring from any range. On the flip side he never played on a great team and didn't win any championships, and injury/ill-health limited his longevity.

                                                            Also, I don't think Chamberlin deserves to be lower than any of the tier 2 players. He was the full package, great size, athleticism, touch, scoring, rebounding, shot-blocking, assisting, the most dominant player in the history of the NBA.

                                                            • Dank Lord
                                                              Dank Lord  9 hours back

                                                              Pete was nowhere near allen iverson, who is already tier 5. how could be be on a GOAT list!?

                                                          • Jiggy Cavalli
                                                            Jiggy Cavalli  19 hours back

                                                            I love how all the tier 2 s are lakers

                                                            • Jayden Jee
                                                              Jayden Jee  20 hours back

                                                              Kobe Bryant shouldn't be placed that high. Tier 3/High end of Tier 3 would be perfect. Larry Bird should be placed higher such as Tier 2 along with Magic Johnson.

                                                              • LPS TV
                                                                LPS TV  15 hours back

                                                                Jayden Jee Kobe was better than both magic and bird... bird wasn’t even good at dribbling

                                                            • Nicholas Beaver
                                                              Nicholas Beaver  20 hours back

                                                              Jimmy, Great video, bro!! Very well thought out and conclusive. Rings are the pinnacle of why the players play and that HAS to be a factor - do a degree. I appreciate your thought on that. We miss the jazz, bro!!

                                                              • Andrew Weinrich
                                                                Andrew Weinrich  20 hours back

                                                                It is nice pyramid. kobe is only person where i am like "that's wrong" (tier 3 imo. elevate hakeem, bird or wilt in his place).

                                                                • CFronk
                                                                  CFronk  22 hours back

                                                                  amazing list tbh

                                                                  • Loaster Toaster
                                                                    Loaster Toaster  22 hours back

                                                                    And also i think larry bird should be tier 2, he was very talented but it was too hard to see with magic playing around the same time

                                                                    • Loaster Toaster
                                                                      Loaster Toaster  22 hours back

                                                                      Soon i see a few more goats to the talk (giannis, kawhi, harden, etc.)

                                                                      • Redcatstorm
                                                                        Redcatstorm  22 hours back

                                                                        I just cant fathom how you can have Moses Malone in such a low tier compared to some of the guys above him, just outrageously disrespectful of a 3 time league MVP 8 time All-NBA player.

                                                                        • MrMilkShaikh
                                                                          MrMilkShaikh  23 hours back

                                                                          Okay kawhi has a ring now. Put him in.

                                                                          • Kqrizッ
                                                                            Kqrizッ  24 hours back

                                                                            where is yao ming ://

                                                                            • Jude Hindi
                                                                              Jude Hindi  24 hours back

                                                                              Kd get down on tier 5 :/



                                                                              Also bill Russell is the goat :/

                                                                            • David Arevalo
                                                                              David Arevalo  1 days back

                                                                              you killed it. you always do your research and numbers don't lie. big up!!!

                                                                              • Nathan Elder
                                                                                Nathan Elder  1 days back

                                                                                I’d put Duncan tier 2, the only thing that might keep him down is his lack of personality