Lebron James, the player who has the court vision of a point guard, scoring prowess of a shooting guard, all around abilities required for a small forward and the power of a power forward, was recently named the greatest small forward of all time by ESPN.com.

Behind him is Larry Bird, whom basketball purists would object to him being second. Third is Julius “Dr. J” Erving and fourth and fifth is Kevin Durant and Elgin Baylor.

ESPN as a website and network is known for causing rapid discussion with either politically or non politically correct lists and articles. This for sure will have social media and the entire sports world talking.

  1. LeBron James
  2. Larry Bird
  3. Julius Erving
  4. Kevin Durant
  5. Elgin Baylor
  6. Scottie Pippen
  7. John Havlicek
  8. Rick Berry
  9. James Worthy
  10. Dominique Wilkins

No Carmelo Anthony, huh? Interesting to say the least. To read the entire article and ESPN’s reasoning behind their list, click here.