The NBA has evolved into a point guard league over the past few years, and the big men are becoming a lost art in the league. Those who are true, fundamental big men tend to have success on any given night, while others struggle to stay on the floor.
The cost of a good big man these days is becoming higher and higher. Indiana proved that this summer when it paid top dollar to keep center Roy Hibbert.
We all know who the great big men are: Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum, Tim Duncan, Hibbert, Pau Gasol, Amar'e Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler, etc. There are other guys who get a lot of hype, too, but perhaps just a little too much.
These six guys are not on the top level of big men in the league and tend to be highly overrated in my book.