wilt chamberlain or Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan is the most well renowned player of all time. He is the second best player, and unlike Wilt Chamberlain, he was very popular with team mates, coaches, the media, and fans.
lucas king molloy
Bill Russell, the greatest player EVER in team sports. He won 11 championships with the Boston Celtics...nobody, not even MJ, came close to that. And, in one of those seasons, Russell was the player/coach!