Rebounding is at times an overlooked part of basketball. Until someone comes out and does something outstanding rebound-wise, like Kevin Love did this year, or someone comes out and just falls flat on his face, like Andrea Bargnani tends to do, do we really notice it.
It gets your team second-chance points, it takes a possession away from your opponent, and it just feels good to snag a rebound down in traffic.
My own game is pretty much centered around rebounding. I can't shoot from outside 12 feet and I have little to no body control around the rim, so I miss a lot of shots.
To make up for all of that, I box out, play hard and grab rebounds. After all, the more shots you take the more likely you are to score right?
I love seeing a player hustle after a loose ball or see a 6'6" guy come down with a rebound over the opposing team's center and power forward, it just shows heart and determination.
However, for the opposing center and power forward it shows laziness and softness, something nobody should exhibit on a basketball court.
Rebounding is essential to basketball, so in order to shame future generations into focusing on rebounding, I've thrown together a list of the 25 worst rebounding big men in the history of the NBA.