The 25 Most Versatile Players in NBA History

3. Oscar Robertson

"Official" position: Point Guard
Other position(s) played: Shooting Guard
Career years: (1960-1974)
Career stats: 25.7 PPG, 9.5 APG, 7.5 RPG, 1.1 SPG
Accolades: 1964 NBA MVP, 12x NBA All-Star, 9x All-NBA First Team

We all know that when it comes to versatility, Oscar Robertson may just be the Godfather. Averaging a triple-double earns you that distinction, especially when you come close to pulling it off four other times and redefining the role of a point guard. Before the Big O, big guys simply didn't get to handle the ball; now they do. He was not only the first player ever to average over 10.0 assists per game, but is still the only guard to ever average 10 rebounds or better in a season. He did that three times.

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