These days you may want to think twice about going to the bank, but with these guys the bank is where they made their money!
The Bank Shot that is.
1. Tim Duncan – San Antonio Spurs: Duncan was known for his fundamental approach to the game and had a deadly bank shot that he utilized throughout his career. He won five NBA championships with the Spurs and is widely regarded as one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history.
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – Los Angeles Lakers: Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and one of the most dominant players in NBA history. He had a lethal skyhook shot that he often banked in from mid-range, and he won six NBA championships with the Lakers.
3. Dirk Nowitzki – Dallas Mavericks: Nowitzki revolutionized the power forward position with his ability to shoot from the perimeter and his patented one-legged fadeaway bank shot. He won an NBA championship with the Mavericks in 2011 and is considered one of the greatest players in NBA history.
4. George Gervin – San Antonio Spurs: Gervin was a prolific scorer in the 1970s and 1980s and was known for his silky-smooth finger roll and bank shot. He spent most of his career with the Spurs and was a nine-time NBA All-Star.
5. Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers: Bryant was known for his scoring prowess and his ability to hit tough shots from all over the court, including his patented bank shot. He won five NBA championships with the Lakers and is considered one of the greatest shooting guards in NBA history.
6. Hakeem Olajuwon – Houston Rockets: Olajuwon was one of the most skilled big men in NBA history, and his repertoire included a deadly bank shot from mid-range. He won two NBA championships with the Rockets and was a 12-time NBA All-Star.
7. Kevin McHale – Boston Celtics: McHale was a versatile forward with a great post game, and he had a lethal bank shot from mid-range. He won three NBA championships with the Celtics and was a seven-time NBA All-Star.
8. Sam Jones – Boston Celtics: Jones was a prolific scorer for the Celtics in the 1960s and 1970s and was known for his clutch shooting and bank shot. He won 10 NBA championships with the Celtics and was a five-time NBA All-Star.
9. Bob Cousy – Boston Celtics: Cousy was a pioneer of the point guard position and was known for his creativity and playmaking ability. He also had a great bank shot from mid-range and won six NBA championships with the Celtics.
10. Michael Jordan – Chicago Bulls: Jordan is widely regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time, and he had a lethal mid-range bank shot that he utilized throughout his career. He won six NBA championships with the Bulls and was a five-time NBA MVP.