The 15 greatest NBA players without a championship ring, ranked

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11. George Gervin

George "The Iceman" Gervin spent five seasons in the ABA before joining the NBA when the two merged in 1976. He spent most of his playing days with the San Antonio Spurs, earning acclaim for his remarkable scoring prowess.

During his 14-year career across both leagues, he was named to nine NBA All-Star games, and three ABA All-Star games, while earning two All-ABA selections, and seven All-NBA selections. Gervin also led the league in scoring four times, clinching three consecutive NBA scoring titles from 1978-1980.

The Iceman averaged 25.1 points, and 5.3 rebounds per game while shooting over 50 percent for his career. Accumulating over 26,000 points during his career, Gervin’s scoring ability, distinctive finger roll, and graceful on-court demeanor made him a fan favorite and a prominent basketball icon. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1996 and is a member of the NBA 75th anniversary team.