But English was among those left off the NBA’s 75th Anniversary team earlier this week. He expressed his dismay about not making the list.
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SACRAMENTO, 그 – 행진 29: Alex English #12 of the Denver Nuggets shoots a foul shot during a game against the Sacramento Kings on March 29, 1988 at Arco Arena in Sacramento, 캘리포니아. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)
“Can’t say I am not disappointed for not being included on the 75th anniversary team after seeing the list. I felt the same after the first list of 50. I have always known that my understated style wasn’t conducive to being associated with such a flamboyant sport, especially when you start making ‘the best of’ lists,” English tweeted.
“I know that my body of work as an @NBA player stands up to the test and would put it to test against many on the list, I am content with that. I congratulate the Players that were selected.”
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PORTLAND, OR – 1986: Alex English #2 of the Denver Nuggets stretches against the Portland Trail Blazers during a game played circa 1986 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, 오레곤. (Photo by Brian Drake/NBAE via Getty Images)
English said he received a text from fellow Hall of Famer Rick Barry, who was also disappointed the 6-foot-7 former Denver Nuggets star didn’t make the cut.
English was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1997. He’s in the top 25 in points scored all-time with 25,613 포인트들. The Nuggets retired his No. 2 jersey.
LANDOVER, MD – CIRCA 1990: Alex English #2 of the Denver Nuggets looks on from the bench against the Washington Bullets during an NBA basketball game circa 1990 at the Capital Centre in Landover, 메릴랜드. English played for the Nuggets from 1980-90. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
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