How good was Sergei Belov?

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How good was Sergei Belov? 

Post#1 » by Gregoire » Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:08 am

How good was Sergei Belov for his time? Best player in Europe undisputed. But how he would fare in NBA or ABA in 1970s?
Would he be better than Gervin, similar manner scorer?
In 1991, Belov was named by FIBA as the Best FIBA Player ever. He became the first international player to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on May 11, 1992. He was also inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007 and was named one of the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors in 2008.
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Yeah, when ever I make all time comparisons, I pretty much ignore the pre-3PT-line era. The game was so different then. It's apples and oranges. Those guys may be better or may be worse, we're never really going to know.
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Re: How good was Sergei Belov? 

Post#2 » by Mirotic12 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:32 pm

He was very similar type of a player to Jerry West, only his main time was in the 70s.

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