SI PLAYERS POLL

[Based on a survey of 227 NBA players]
April 10, 2005

For complete results and breakdown of the poll go to SI.com/scorecard.

Who has the quickest first step in the NBA?

Allen Iverson 30%
76ers guard

Kobe Bryant 18%
Lakers guard

Stephon Marbury 10%
Knicks guard

Dwyane Wade 7%
Heat guard

FAST FACTS: The Cavs' LeBron James (6.9%) and the Rockets' Tracy McGrady (5.4%) were the other players to get more than 5%.... Of the 17 players to draw multiple votes, the only nonguards were the Magic's Grant Hill and the Suns' Shawn Marion and Amare Stoudemire.... Iverson, Bryant and Wade are among the NBA's top four in foul shots per game.

COLOR ILLUSTRATION COLOR PHOTOMICHAEL SUGRUE (IVERSON)

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