The 25 Most Versatile Players in NBA History

18. Clyde Drexler

"Official" position: Shooting Guard
Other position(s) played: Small Forward
Career years: (1983-1998)
Career stats: 20.4 PPG, 6.1 RPG, 5.6 APG, 2.0 SPG, 0.7 BPG
Accolades: 1x NBA Champion, 10x NBA All-Star, 1x All-NBA First Team, 2x All-NBA Second Team, 2x All-NBA Third Team

Playing practically his entire career in the shadow of Michael Jordan, Clyde Drexler was one of the most under the radar stars of the 1980s and 1990s. "The Glide" could bring it on both ends of the floor, showing tremendous ability to finish at the rim throughout his career while also harnassing his jump shot as he aged. In his later years, Drexler was likewise known to take his man into the paint and play with his back to the basket, adding yet another weapon to his game. His all-around talent made him one of just three players in league history (along with Oscar Robertson and John Havlicek) to tally 20,000 points, 6,000 rebounds, and 6,000 assists over the course of his career, and his career total of 2,207 steals is the 8th-most in NBA history.

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