Spent my whole life watching my Dad piss off his buddies when these topics came up.
The human has gotten bigger faster stronger and more athletic each generation.
George Mikan wouldn't make a current HS JV team.
Its not a knock on the old players, they were wonderful for their times.
The times. they changed, and the game changed with it.
If those great players were born now, they'd become great players in this generation probably.
But those teams were smaller and slower and weaker. IMO.
This makes Wilt more of a freak than he was credited with in real time.
Wilt was not only a giant, but he was strong, quick, nimble, coordinated. I don't think he would have trouble in any generation.
"So let it be written.
So let it be done."