Basketball Hall of Famer Alex English was an eight-time All-Star and three-time All-NBA First Group choice, and was the 1982-83 scoring champion over the likes of George Gervin, Moses Malone, Larry Hen, Isiah Thomas and others.
However English was amongst these left off the NBA’s seventy fifth Anniversary staff earlier this week. He expressed his dismay about not making the listing.
“Cannot say I’m not upset for not being included on the seventy fifth anniversary staff after seeing the listing. I felt the identical after the primary listing of fifty. I’ve at all times recognized that my understated fashion wasn’t conducive to being related to such a flamboyant sport, particularly whenever you begin making ‘the very best of’ lists,” English tweeted.
“I do know that my physique of labor as an @NBA participant stands as much as the take a look at and would put it to check in opposition to many on the listing, I’m content material with that. I congratulate the Gamers that have been chosen.”
English stated he obtained a textual content from fellow Corridor of Famer Rick Barry, who was additionally upset the 6-foot-7 former Denver Nuggets star did not make the reduce.
English was inducted into the Corridor of Fame in 1997. He’s within the high 25 in factors scored all-time with 25,613 factors. The Nuggets retired his No. 2 jersey.
Among the many lively NBA gamers on the listing are Giannis Antetokounmpo, Carmelo Anthony, Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook.