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The case for Robertson

The case for Robertson

Originally Published: August 1, 2002
By Doug Huff | ESPNRISE.com

Editor's note: This first appeared in the 2002 Student Sports National Boys Basketball Record Book. Student Sports is now part of ESPN RISE.

Oscar Robertson should be No. 1 on any of these type of lists for one reason: he was the greatest all-around player in history.

Nobody who ever played the game at three levels -- high school, college and professional -- can match the Big O for combining scoring, rebounding and passing. The evidence is so convincing to be almost redundant.

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