Posted Feb 25 2013 10:54AM
From the origins of the league in the 1940s, through the run of Celtics' dominance in the 60s, to the ABA merger in the 70s and the Bird vs. Magic rivalry of the 80s, followed by the Jordan Bulls' dominating the 1990s, NBA.com profiles the greatest players in NBA history.
These are the players that made the NBA what it is today:
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|Play of the Day: Dwight Howard|
Marcus Thorton finds Dwight Howard with the Lob for a monster slam over Kristaps Porzingis in overtime.
|The Sunday Feast|
The guys spotlight teams and players from this past week in this edition of the Sunday Feast.
|Kobe Bryant News Conference|
Kobe Bryant talks to the media about his decision to retire at the end of the 2015-16 season.
|Pacers vs. Lakers|
Kobe Bryant scores 13 points but Paul George's 39 points leads Indiana as the Pacers hold on to defeat the Lakers.
|Kobe's Amazing Three|
Kobe Bryant can't help to smile after knocking down the fade-away 3-pointer late in the 4th quarter.