The 20 Greatest NBA Players to Never Win an NBA Championship

15. Alex English

Accomplishments: 8x All-Star, 1983 Scoring Champion
Team(s): Bucks, Pacers, Nuggets, Mavericks
Stats: 21.5 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 3.6 APG, 0.9 SPG, 0.7 BPG
Finals appearances: Zero

Alex English was the centerpiece of the rainbow-colored chaotic force known as the '80s Denver Nuggets. The forward got overshadowed by some of the other stars of his era, but it should be noted that it was he—not Magic, Bird, or Wilkins—who led the decade in scoring. He also holds the distinction of being the first player to score 2,000 points in eight straight seasons.

He led the Nuggets to nine playoff appearances but never made it to the Finals. Consistently having one of the league's worst defenses will do that to you.

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