The 25 Most Versatile Players in NBA History

11. Jerry West

"Official" position: Shooting Guard
Other position(s) played: Point Guard
Career years: (1960-1974)
Career stats: 27.0 PPG, 6.7 APG, 5.8 RPG, 2.6 SPG
Accolades: 14x NBA All-Star, NBA 10x All-NBA First Team, 1970 NBA Scoring Champion

One of the best pure athletes ever to lace up basketball shoes, Jerry West could do it all on the court and earned his place in the pantheon of all-time greats. On top of being one of the greatest scorers in history, West was also a beast on the defensive end. The 6'2" combo guard made five All-Defensive teams, which is impressive by itself. However, when you consider the honor was only around for the Logo's last five seasons in the league, you can't help but wonder how many times he would've made it in the previous nine. In any case, his incredible prowess on both ends of the floor makes him one of the most complete players to compete in the NBA.

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