Chart: Great NBA outlet passers

  • Updated: November 14, 2013 - 11:03 PM

NBA great outlet passers through the years

Bill Russell

Boston, 1956-1969

The 11-time NBA champion did so much otherwise, his outlet passing to Bob Cousy that started Celtics’ fast break often was overlooked.

Wes Unseld

Baltimore/Washington Bullets, 1968-1981

The gold standard by whom all others are judged for two-handed chest passes flung far down the court.

Bill Walton

Portland, San Diego-Los Angeles Clippers, Boston, 1974-1987

Athletic, contorting big man delivered a two-handed, overhead pass with such a quick release.

Jack Sikma

Seattle, Milwaukee, 1977-1991

Wolves assistant coach was known for the overhand baseball pass, often thrown to streaking Sonics teammate Gus Williams.

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Philadelphia - A. Harang 12:05 PM
Washington - J. Zimmermann
Atlanta - A. Wood 12:07 PM
Toronto - R. Dickey
Chicago WSox - C. Sale 12:08 PM
Detroit - A. Sanchez
Cleveland - D. Salazar 1:10 PM
Minnesota - P. Hughes
Cincinnati - H. Bailey 1:15 PM
St. Louis - C. Martinez
San Diego - T. Ross 1:20 PM
Chicago Cubs - K. Hendricks
Baltimore - C. Tillman 3:05 PM
Boston - C. Buchholz
Milwaukee - K. Lohse 6:05 PM
Pittsburgh - J. Locke
Miami - M. Latos 6:10 PM
NY Mets - J. deGrom
LA Angels - C. Wilson 6:10 PM
Houston - D. Keuchel
NY Yankees - M. Tanaka 6:10 PM
Tampa Bay - J. Odorizzi
Oakland - J. Hahn 6:10 PM
Kansas City - Y. Ventura
Arizona - R. De La Rosa 8:05 PM
San Francisco - C. Heston
Colorado - J. Lyles 8:10 PM
Los Angeles - Z. Greinke
Texas - C. Lewis 8:10 PM
Seattle - F. Hernandez
Washington 11:30 AM
Toronto
New Orleans 2:30 PM
Golden State
Milwaukee 6:00 PM
Chicago
Dallas 8:30 PM
Houston
Minnesota 2:00 PM
St. Louis
Detroit 2:00 PM
Tampa Bay
Pittsburgh 7:00 PM
NY Rangers
Winnipeg 9:30 PM
Anaheim
Houston 6:00 PM
D.C.
Orlando City 6:30 PM
Columbus
Toronto FC 7:30 PM
FC Dallas
Seattle 8:00 PM
Colorado
Vancouver FC 8:30 PM
Real Salt Lake
Sporting Kansas City 9:30 PM
Los Angeles
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