Posted Sep 11, 2013 2:21 PM
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 helped made the NBA what it is today:
|Stop and Pop|
Kyrie Irving brings the ball up the floor, stops on a dime and nails the 3-pointer.
|Postgame: Kyrie Irving|
Kyrie Irving talks with Matt Winer following USA Basketball's win over the Dominican Republic.
|Postgame: Krzyzewski, Irving|
Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Kyrie Irving talk to the media after Wednesday's impressive victory.
|Derrick Rose: Chicago Homecoming|
Chicago native Derrick Rose takes a trip back home as a member of the USA Basketball Men's National Team, and takes time out to prepare and share a meal with old friends at a local restaurant.
|On The Road With Chocolate Thunder, Episode 6: Ice Buckets|
NBA Nation Ambassador Darryl Dawkins takes you On The Road With Chocolate Thunder in Indianapolis as part of NBA Nation presented by Sprint! Visit nba.com/video for more highlights.