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NBA's 50 Greatest Players: How good was the 1996 list?

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Over and Back NBA Podcast

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The Over and Back Classic NBA podcast continues its offseason series looking at the NBA's 50 Greatest Players in history, as officially decreed by the NBA in 1996. Today, your hosts Jason Mann and Rich Kraetsch are joined by a legend in the basketball history field, ProHoopsHistory.com's Curtis Harris (@ProHoopsHistory). Topics include the process behind the original list in 1996, how good of a job they did with that list, whether current players should have been included. The last topic focuses on guards named in the original list and where they'd stand if a list was made today — who's in, who's out and who's on the bubble? Over the offseason, Over and Back will examine the careers of every possible Top 50 candidate, past and present, with historians, writers and basketball experts. At the end, we'll make our picks for a new Top 50 list.