If Lebron retired TODAY, would he be a HOFer? What about Wade?

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  1. poeticjays

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    Barring injury, both players will be first ballot guarenteed, but say their career ended TODAY, has each player done enough to get in as of RIGHT NOW?

    Lebron's Career Stats:

    27.5 ppg 6.9 rpg 6.6 apg

    3rd ALL TIME in career ppg

    2x All NBA 1st team
    2x All NBA 2nd team
    Rookie of the Year
    5x All Star
    2x All Star MVP
    Quickest to...pretty much every category

    Wade's Career Stats:

    24.8 ppg 4.9 rpg 6.6 apg

    FINALS MVP
    5x All Star
    2x All NBA 2nd Team
    1x All NBA 3rd Team
    1x All Defensive 2nd Team

    If we were to ignore the media hype/endorsements/constant sportscenter attention, have these players done enough as of RIGHT NOW to get into the HOF? Is justunder 6 brilliant seasons enough to get in? (in case of Wade, 2 of those were injury plagued).

    Discuss.
     
  2. shuges

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    Get your flame-suit ready bud.
     
  3. japanair21

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    I say No and No.
     
  4. 531

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    Wade yes because of his accomplishments, and Lebron no. But both are terrific basketball players so the criteria would probably change if both were to retiretoday.
     
  5. kidoopz

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    Dawg.. Their jerseys need to be retired on some Durant status.. as soon as they retire, Hall of fame inducted and jerseys in the raptures.. ASAP
     
  6. dr 715

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    Both need to be player-coaches, RIGHT NOW.
     
  7. enrique23

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    no. lebron hasnt done anything, wade has a better chance since he has a ring and is the finals mvp but i dont think its enough for him to make it
     
  8. downtown43

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  9. longrange3ball

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    Nope
     
  10. gangsta207therevolution

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    Imagine Wade with out herpes....... But no.
     
  11. chicagokid23

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    no.
    they havnt done enough yet.
     
  12. kvsm23vs24

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    seriously?

    both Lebron and Wade are beasts but na........

    i would say Wade is closer because of the ring and Finals MVP.
     
  13. biggie62

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    No, they haven't done enough. In 5 years then yes if they continue what they are doing this year.
     
  14. rudolph1996

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    Please dont tell me a ring is what u need to get in?? Barkley, Ewing in Big Shot Bob and John Salley.... not that said.... Bron and D. Wade has to more so noat this time... no chance.....
     
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  16. th0mas cr0wn

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    Wade, yes

    Jabron, no
     
  17. darthska

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    LeBron hasn't been the QUICKEST to anydamnthing; he has been the YOUNGEST to a ton of things.

    'Quickest to' means that a player played less NBA games than anyone else; 'youngest to' simply means he was younger.

    But no, for either of 'em.

    Like people say about the MLB HOF: it's not the Hall of Very Good. A Finals MVP and 5 All Stars is very good; a ROTY and 5 All Stars is also very good.
     
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  19. belle155

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    you wanna bet? i know he is YOUNGEST to a ton of things but i know for a fact he is fastest to a few things too
     
  20. i nasmatic i

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    The HOF also takes into account your high school and college career.

    So LeBron has a good shot of getting in since he was so dominant in high school and has been great as a NBA player.
     
  21. nycknicks105

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    Of course not, Like SKA said, quickest and youngest are two very different things. I know for a fact LeBron isn't the quickest in manycategories.
     
  22. myjaysgetrocked

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    To answer the question...No. If I had to choose right now though, Wade gets in because of his ring.
     
  23. darthska

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  24. enrique23

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    no, but it certainly helps. and so does being the finals mvp
    i dont think that they would make it anyways, but wade would be a little closer since he pretty much carried the heat in the finals
     
  25. mateen cleaves

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    no to both