For complete results and a breakdown of the poll go to SI.com/scorecard.
This is an article from the April 25, 2005 issue
If you could pick one player to build a team around, whom would it be?
Shaquille O'Neal 35%
Kevin Garnett 27%
Tim Duncan 16%
LeBron James 15%
FAST FACTS: Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire were the only other players to draw multiple votes.... As rookies, the top four vote-getters helped improve their respective team's record by an average of 20 wins.