NBA Legends: Profiling the league's greatest players
NBA.com Staff Aug 24, 2017 12:39 AM ET
NBA legend Michael Jordan celebrates after winning the 1991 NBA title.
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 make the NBA what it is today.