I frequently pass a yard sign that reads
He ain't great,
but at least he is not Trump
That is the same logic that contends that James Posey was twice the basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was because Posey had half as many fouls during his NBA career.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played hard and did not back down. Any team in the NBA would have given about anything to have him on their team. Abdul-Jabbar's 4657 career fouls didn't detract from his stellar career. It was a symptom of it.
Five of the seven top foul generators in the NBA (Jabbar, Malone, Parrish, Olajuwan, Hayes) are in the Hall-of-Fame. Something to think about