Seems like this is just a list of who was greatest at the position, with no
accounting if the five could play together. I am not sure that Pistol would be
able to fit in with Stockton/Malone/Eaton.
Gobert/Eaton---I think Eaton is the winner here. Rudy Gobert WILL surpass him
one day, most likely, but he hasn't done it yet. Big Mark knew just how to
play with AD, the Mailman and John Stockton. His ability to rebound and hit
Stockton right in the hands to start a fast break is still one of the least
appreciated of his talents. An amazing shot blocker (Rudy has a ways to go here
in spite of the cool nickname) and lane presence. Easily the most
underappreciated Jazzman who ever played. Because he didn't score like
Hakeem. Well, Mark Eton could do a lot and he did it for many seasons.
I would remove Maravich from the "Utah" Jazz and insert Dr. Dunkenstein.
I also agree with Scooby. I would go with Gobert over Eaton too. It's
hard to argue with the other 4 all time Jazz greats.
Spot on with the starting 5. @scooby - few tried to get into the paint when
Eaton was on the floor. Gobert is fantastic but needs to continue the trend to
push Eaton to the bench. Okur never had any paint presence on defense, hitting
threes is one thing but being able to keep people out of the paint is completely
necessary for a center.
Your going with Eaton over Gorbert? Don't take into account their career in
total, but who would you rather have on your team in their prime? Gorbert is
much more active and plays with a chip on his shoulder. Even though Eaton was 7
4, you could barely slip a piece of paper under his shoes when he jumped.Gorbert would be my choice, with Okur second as he could hit the 3's and
open the floor for Karl to dominate even more.