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:
|Wednesday's Top 10|
Three Hawks players land in Wednesday's Top 10.
|Steal of the Night - Trey Burke|
Trey Burke gets the steal and outlets to Richard Jefferson who finishes with the reverse layup.
|Assist of the Night - Brandon Jennings|
Brandon Jennings makes the fancy over-the-shoulder pass to Greg Monroe for the finish.
|Block of the Night - Wilson Chandler|
Wilson Chandler hustles back for a great chase-down block on Dion Waiters at the rim.
|Nightly Notable - LaMarcus Aldridge|
LaMarcus Aldridge records a season-high 38 points as well as a career-high 17 field goals to lead the Blazers over the Thunder.