The start of the NBA season is less than a week away.
Today, we take a look at notable players, past or present, to wear number 6 at some point in their career.
In alphabetical order:
Tyson Chandler: 2011 NBA champion, 2013 All-Star, 2012 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, 2013 NBA All-Defensive First Team
Jamal Crawford: 3x NBA Sixth Man of the Year, 2018 Teammate of the Year, 2012 NBA free throw leader (92.7%)
Julius Erving: Hall of Famer, 1983 NBA champion, 1981 NBA MVP, 11x All-Star, 2x All-Star Game MVP, 5x All-NBA First Team
Patrick Ewing: Hall of Famer, 11x All-Star, 1990 All-NBA First Team, 6x All-NBA Second Team, 1986 NBA Rookie of the Year, 1986 NBA All-Rookie Team
Tom Gola: Hall of Famer, 1956 NBA champion, 5x All-Star
Cliff Hagan: Hall of Famer, 1958 NBA champion, 5x All-Star
LeBron James: 15x All-Star, 3x NBA champion, 3x Finals MVP, 4x NBA MVP, 12x All-NBA First Team, 5x NBA All-Defensive First Team, 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year, 2008 NBA scoring leader (30.0 points per game)
Neil Johnston: Hall of Famer, 1956 NBA champion, 6x All-Star, 4x All-NBA First Team, 3x NBA scoring leader (1953-22.3 points per game, 1954-24.4 points per game, 1955-22.7 points per game)
Eddie Jones: 3x All-Star, 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team, 1995 NBA All-Rookie First Team, 2000 NBA steals leader (3.0 steals per game)
DeAndre Jordan: 2017 All-Star, 2016 All-NBA First Team, 2x NBA All-Defensive First Team, 2x NBA rebounding leader (2014-13.6 rebounds per game, 2015-15.0 rebounds per game)
Mike Miller: 2x NBA champion, 2006 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, 2001 NBA Rookie of the Year, 2001 NBA All-Rookie First Team
Bill Russell: Hall of Famer, 11x NBA champion, 5x NBA MVP, 12x All-Star, 3x All-NBA First Team, 1969 NBA All-Defensive First Team, 4x NBA rebounding leader (1958-22.7 rebounds per game, 1959-23.0 rebounds per game, 1964-24.7 rebounds per game, 1965-24.1 rebounds per game)