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:
|Friday's Daily Zap: March 7|
Check out the daily grab bag of NBA Action in Friday's Daily Zap.
|Asik Denies Mahinmi|
Ian Mahinmi tries the dunk on the baseline drive and Omer Asik rises up to block the attempt and in transition Jordan Hamilton knocks down the triple pleasing Hakeem Olajuwon and the home crowd.
|Block of the Night - Kris Humphries|
Paul Pierce drives in for the layup and Kris Humphries skies up and smashes it against the backboard.
|Steal of the Night - Kyrie Irving|
Kyrie Irving blindsides Gary Neal with the backside steal and feeds Dion Waiters who slashes in for the thunderous tomahawk jam.
|Friday's Top 10: March 7|
Countdown the top ten plays from Friday night's action in the NBA.