Chart: Great NBA outlet passers
- November 14, 2013 - 11:03 PM
NBA great outlet passers through the years
The 11-time NBA champion did so much otherwise, his outlet passing to Bob Cousy that started Celtics’ fast break often was overlooked.
Baltimore/Washington Bullets, 1968-1981
The gold standard by whom all others are judged for two-handed chest passes flung far down the court.
Portland, San Diego-Los Angeles Clippers, Boston, 1974-1987
Athletic, contorting big man delivered a two-handed, overhead pass with such a quick release.
Seattle, Milwaukee, 1977-1991
Wolves assistant coach was known for the overhand baseball pass, often thrown to streaking Sonics teammate Gus Williams.
© 2014 Star Tribune