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American former professional basketball player and the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Wikipedia

  • Magic Johnson

    American retired professional basketball player and former president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played point guard for the Lakers for 13 seasons. Wikipedia

  • Scottie Pippen

    American former professional basketball player. He played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), winning six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls. Wikipedia

  • Tim Duncan

    American professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA) He spent his entire 19-year playing career with the Spurs. Aspiring swimmer and did not begin playing basketball until ninth grade when Hurricane Hugo destroyed the only available Olympic-sized pool in his homeland of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Wikipedia

  • Bill Russell

    American former professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1956 to 1969. The centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA championships during his thirteen-year career. Wikipedia

  • Larry Bird

    American former professional basketball player, former coach, and former executive who most recently served as President of Basketball Operations for the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Wikipedia

  • David Robinson

    American former professional basketball player, who played center for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for his entire career. Officer in the United States Navy, Robinson earned the nickname "The Admiral". Wikipedia

  • LeBron James

    American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Often compared to Michael Jordan for title of the greatest basketball player of all time, his accomplishments include three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals. Wikipedia

  • Dwyane Wade

    American former professional basketball player. Wade spent the majority of his 16-year career playing for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Wikipedia

  • Hakeem Olajuwon

    Nigerian-American former professional basketball player. From 1984 to 2002, he played the center position in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors. Wikipedia

  • Charles Barkley

    American retired professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on Inside the NBA. Nicknamed Chuck, Sir Charles, Street Beef, and The Round Mound of Rebound, Barkley established himself as one of the National Basketball Association's most dominant power forwards. Wikipedia

  • Chris Paul

    American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, two Olympic gold medals, and led the NBA in assists four times and steals six times. Wikipedia

  • Jason Kidd

    American professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 10-time NBA All-Star, a five-time All-NBA First Team member, and a nine-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. Wikipedia

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. Record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player , a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a 15-time All-NBA selection, and an 11-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. Wikipedia

  • Stephen Curry

    American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A six-time NBA All-Star, he has been named the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) twice and won three NBA championships with the Warriors. Wikipedia

  • Patrick Ewing

    Jamaican-American retired Hall of Fame basketball player and current head coach of the Georgetown University men's basketball team. He played most of his career as the starting center of the NBA's New York Knicks and also played briefly with the Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic. Wikipedia

  • Kobe Bryant

    American former professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Wikipedia

  • Isiah Thomas

    American former basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History and inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Wikipedia

  • Rick Barry

    American retired professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA). Only player to lead the National Collegiate Athletic Association , ABA, and NBA in scoring for an individual season. Wikipedia

  • Jerry West

    American basketball executive and former player. During his active career West played professionally for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Wikipedia

  • Moses Malone

    American basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1974 through 1995. Named the NBA Most Valuable Player three times, was a 12-time NBA All-Star and an eight-time All-NBA Team selection. Wikipedia

  • Glen Rice

    American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Three-time NBA All-Star, and made 1,559 three-point field goals during his 15-year career. Rice won both an NCAA championship and NBA championship during his collegiate and professional career. In recent years, Rice has taken up MMA fight promotion as owner of G-Force Fights based in Miami, Florida. Wikipedia

  • Gary Payton

    American retired professional basketball player. He started at the point guard position. Wikipedia

  • Kevin Garnett

    American former professional basketball player who played for 21 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Considered one of the greatest power forwards of all time. Wikipedia

  • Allen Iverson

    American former professional basketball player. He played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) at both the shooting guard and point guard positions. Wikipedia

  • Karl Malone

    American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "The Mailman", Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons (1985–2003) in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. Wikipedia

  • Grant Hill

    Retired American professional basketball player who is a co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks. After playing college basketball for Duke University, Hill played for four teams in his professional career in the National Basketball Association (NBA): The Detroit Pistons, the Orlando Magic, the Phoenix Suns, and the Los Angeles Clippers. Wikipedia

  • Larry Johnson (basketball, born 1969)

    American retired basketball player who spent his professional career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Charlotte Hornets and New York Knicks. Officially listed height of 6'7" tall, he played at the power forward position. Wikipedia

  • Wilt Chamberlain

    American basketball player who played as a center and is considered one of the greatest players in history. He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Wikipedia

  • Blake Griffin

    American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Named the Consensus National Player of the Year as a sophomore. Wikipedia

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  • The NBA on NBC enjoyed great success in the 1990s due in large part to the Chicago Bulls' run of six championships at the hands of superstar Michael Jordan.NBC-Wikipedia
  • During the 1990s, with Michael Jordan leading them, the Bulls won six NBA championships in eight seasons.Chicago-Wikipedia
  • O'Neal won each of the Finals series' MVP awards, making him the only player besides Michael Jordan to win three consecutive Finals MVPs.Los Angeles Lakers-Wikipedia
  • The 1991 Finals represented a changing of the guard as the Lakers were defeated in five games by the Chicago Bulls, led by superstar Michael Jordan.Los Angeles Lakers-Wikipedia
  • The year following their move to the new arena, the Suns made it to the NBA finals for the second time in franchise history, losing to Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls, 4 games to 2.Phoenix, Arizona-Wikipedia
  • The only exception is the Charlotte Hornets, owned by longtime Nike endorser Michael Jordan, which instead uses the Jumpman logo associated with Jordan-related merchandise.Nike, Inc.-Wikipedia

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