The annals of NBA history are filled will an endless amount of great plays; plays that transcend normal action and cross over into historic milestones. As training camps get set to open next week, rookies and veterans alike would be well advised to see how the game has progressed over the years. Take a look at our compilation of the top 10 plays in each of 10 categories and then view the features that tell you what each play is all about. See what goes into pulling off a truly "great" play.

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Individual creativity by great athletes leads to the greatest moves of all time. 300k Top 10 moves of all time:
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Thinking 'team first' defines the assist. 300k Top 10 assists of all time:
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The alley-oop is the ultimate quick strike weapon. 300k Top 10 alley-oops of all time
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Inside the anatomy of the buzzer-beater. 300k Top 10 buzzer-beaters of all time:
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Elgin Baylor and Julius Erving built the slam dunk 300k Top dunks of all time:
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Jerry West, Reggie Miller and Larry Bird talk about what it takes to be clutch. 300k Top 10 clutch shots of all time:
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"Just get the ball" is the philosophy of the great hustle players.
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Top 10 hustle plays of all time
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Walt Frazier, Gary Payton and K.C. Jones talk about the mentality of the steal. 300k Top 10 steals of all time:
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Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain were the forefathers of the blocked shot: 300k Top 10 blocks of all time:
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Teamwork has always been the cornerstone of great basketball.
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Top 10 teamwork plays of all time:
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