30. Rick Barry – Golden State Warriors – Small Forward
Career averages: 24.8 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 4.9 APG, 1.1 SPG
Individual Accolades: 1-time NBA Champion, 1-time NBA Finals MVP (1975), 8-time NBA All-Star, 6-time All-NBA selection, 1966 Rookie of the Year, 1-time Scoring Champion (1967), 1-time Steals leader (1975)
Rick Barry played during an era in which three-pointers weren’t recorded. Had he played with a three-point line, Barry likely would be the owner of many records from behind the arc. The former University of Miami star was a highly complete offensive player. While Barry’s prowess from the perimeter is universally lauded, he also was excellent as a playmaker. To this day, Barry holds NBA Finals records for the highest scoring average in a Finals series (36.3 PPG) and field goals made in a single Finals game (22).
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