Hall of fame candidate and current ESPN analyst Paul Pierce listed his top-five NBA players of all time, and LeBron James is not one of them.
During ESPN’s “NBA Countdown” on Wednesday, Pierce said the greatest players in NBA history are Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant. In describing why James was not included on the list, Pierce said he has not helped build up any organization in his career.
“What has LeBron did to build up any organization from the ground?” Pierce said. “I’m talking about these players, top-5 players. Bill Russell built the organization of