Some of the greatest players to ever step on the hardwood sadly stepped off of it for a final time, failing to have hoisted the Larry O’Brien trophy.
Hall of Famers who have attained tremendous accolades over lengthy careers, have repeatedly fallen victim to the mantra, “there can only be one.”
And yet, somehow, Eddy Curry has a ring.
Some of the players on this list are still active and perhaps, before their careers come to a close, they will have their day in the sun.
There are players on this list who suffered through injuries during prime opportunities to capture a title, players who won a championship in college and there are players who had the misfortune of having their careers intertwine with Michael Jordan’s.
All of the players on this list are greats and all of them have one giant blemish on their resume.
Here is the list of the top ten players who despite being astronomically better than Curry, do not have a championship ring: