SI PLAYERS POLL

Based on a survey of 227 NBA players
May 15, 2005

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

Who is the most underrated player in the NBA?

Rashard Lewis 8%
Sonics forward

Andrei Kirilenko 5%
Jazz forward

Ray Allen 5%
Sonics guard

Michael Redd 5%
Bucks guard

Who is the most overrated player?

Vince Carter 24%
Nets guard

Carmelo Anthony 11%
Nuggets forward

Yao Ming 10%
Rockets center

Tracy McGrady 6%
Rockets forward

FAST FACTS: Carter averaged 15.9 points in 20 games with Toronto this year, 27.5 points in 57 games with New Jersey..... Carter's Nets were swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Heat; Lewis and Allen's Sonics beat the Kings four games to one..... Kirilenko led the league in blocks per game (3.32).

COLOR PHOTOGREG NELSON (LEWIS) COLOR PHOTODAVID BERGMAN (CARTER)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)