Building a Super Bowl Team out of NBA Stars

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Building a Super Bowl Team out of NBA Stars
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Forget about the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. 

Peyton who?

Richard Sherman might as well have declared that he was the best in the world on his pee-wee team, because neither he nor any of the other players on the Super Bowl rosters would stand a chance against our team built from NBA stars. 

OK, that's not true. This team would be absolutely smoked by people who are paid to play football and particularly by the men who have earned the right to play on the NFL's biggest stage. 

But it's fun to pretend, right? 

The NBA is filled with plenty of great athletes, and now it's time to figure out how they'd fit together in an NFL lineup.

We'll be using a traditional backfield and then two receivers and a tight end on offense. Defensively, we'll be running a 4-3 scheme with a standard secondary. 

Nothing fancy here.

We're talking about basketball players, so we don't want to confuse them as they attempt to play a different sport. 

 

Note: All stats, unless otherwise indicated, come from Basketball-Reference.com

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