SI PLAYERS POLL

[ Based on a survey of 227 NBA players ]
April 24, 2005

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

If you could pick one player to build a team around, whom would it be?

Shaquille O'Neal 35%
Heat center

Kevin Garnett 27%
T-Wolves forward

Tim Duncan 16%
Spurs forward

LeBron James 15%
Cavs forward

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.

COLOR PHOTOBILL FRAKES (O'NEAL)

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Bogey (+1)
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