I shot lefty, tried to be like him, and eventually went to college with a pretty decent left-handed shot. Here are the 10 best lefties in NBA history. How can you not be? He was cooler than ice, dropped buckets with a nasty, line-drive jumper and he nearly killed my Bulls by banging a game-winning triple in Game 1 of the 1991 NBA Finals. BOB LANIER Lanier might be famous for having size 22 sneakers , but he finished his career just shy of the 20,000-point, 10,000-rebound club .