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NBA History: 5 Players with the most individual honors 

Jame
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Top 5 / Top 10
Published 01 Sep 2019, 18:00 IST
01 Sep 2019, 18:00 IST

#4 Shaquille O'Neal - 8 honors

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Shaquille O'Neal was very dominant

Shaquille O'Neal is considered the most dominating player in the history of the NBA. He was as powerful a player as any in the NBA. There was no stopping Shaq when he was at the peak of his powers.

Shaq won the threepeat at the start of the century with the Lakers. He was easily the best player on that Lakers roster despite the presence of a young and energetic Kobe Bryant.

Shaq won 3 Finals MVPs, 3 All-Star MVPs, 1 regular season MVP award and the Rookie of the Year award. He is the part of the best playoff run in NBA history when the Lakers went 15-1 in the postseason. He started dominating right from his rookie year. His rookie averages were just mind-boggling. He averaged 23.4 points, 14 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game in his rookie year.


#3 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 9 honors

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Los Angeles Lakers' Kareem Abdul Jabbar in action

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most iconic players in NBA history. Kareem started his season for the Milwaukee Bucks but moved on to join the Lakers. He formed the best 1-and-5 tandem in league history with Magic Johnson.

Kareem also had the most ruthless offensive move in the NBA history in the form of his sky hook. Kareem's sky hook was unbeatable and the defenses never found a way to control that. Kareem is also the player with the most points scored in NBA history. He was a scoring machine for both the Bucks and the Lakers.

Kareem has won the most regular season MVPs - 6. He also won 2 Finals MVPs and the Rookie of the Year award. Kareem was a dominant force right from the start of his career and his longevity was also amazing.

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Modified 21 Dec 2019, 00:20 IST
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