The best player born in every year since 1920

The best player born in every year since 1920

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The best player born in every year since 1920

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1953: ROBERT PARISH


Robert Parish, aka The Chief, is a Hall of Famer and was named one of the NBA’s Top 50 players. Pretty heady stuff for a player out of Centenary. He became a Celtic in one of the most lopsided deals of all-time. Boston sent the No. 1 overall pick in 1980 to Golden State in exchange for Parish and the third overall pick. That third selection turned into Kevin McHale. So, the Celtics wound up with two Hall of Famers for Joe Barry Carroll. Parish went on to be a four-time champ and nine-time All-Star.

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