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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|Big Time Barnes|
Harrison Barnes drives and finishes with the huge fourth quarter dunk.
|Harden's 12th Turner Over|
James Harden breaks NBA playoff record with his 12th turnaround.
|Thompson Takes Hard Contact|
Klay Thompson goes down hard after taking a knee to the head in the fourth quarter.
Stephen Curry blows by Dwight Howard and lays it off glass for the score.
|Howard and Bogut T'd Up|
Dwight Howard and Andrew Bogut are called for a technical foul for shoving each other late in the second quarter.