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Ranking the Dallas Mavericks Hall of Famers from worst to best

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Ranking the Dallas Mavericks Hall of Famers: 4. Alex English

English is one of the most underappreciated players of the 1980s. He was an All-Star in eight of the ten seasons, including winning the scoring title in 1983. The 6’8 forward was an outstanding playmaker in addition to his scoring, which made him one of the best offensive players of his time.

English broke out after being traded to the Nuggets in 1980. He went from role player to elite scorer as Denver was a perennial playoff team. The Hall of Famer never won an NBA championship to only further make him one of the most underrated players of his decade.

Alex English joined the Dallas Mavericks as a free agent in 1990 where he only played 22.1 minutes per game during his final NBA season. The 37-year-old was well past his prime, but that did not stop English from averaging 9.7 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

English missed out on being named to the NBA’s best 75 players list to help celebrate their 75th anniversary. The 6’8 forward was deserving, and he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1997 after retiring in 1992. Younger fans will not remember English, but he was an unstoppable offensive option that deserves to go down as an all-time great.

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