Championship rings not the sole reserve of NBA's greatest players
Every year around this time, for as much as we are reminded that legendary careers are validated with a championship, we also are reminded that greatness isn't solely defined by success in the Finals. Players such as
Deep down, though, those men are wise enough to know that championships, while wonderful, are also a byproduct of fortuitous timing and circumstance.
There are plenty of players over the last 30 years who happen to have a championship rings who are slightly less deserving of the honor then Ewing or Barkley, and I'm quite certain that the Hall of Famers would not trade their careers for those of: