The best NBA players of the decade
- The 2010s saw the coming and going of two NBA dynasties, the evolution of the game, and more and more players with unprecedented skills.
- As the decade comes to a close, we ranked the 20 best players of the 2010s.
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A lot happened in the NBA in the 2010s.The decade began with LeBron James building a dynasty in Miami, followed by Stephen Curry's rise, the Warriors dynasty, and now, a league as wide open as ever.Advertisement
In the process, the game evolved, turning inside-out, all while players of different sizes added unprecedented skills to their repertoires.
As the decade ends, we ranked the 20 best players of the 2010s. Take a look below at who dominated the NBA over the last 10 years.Honorable mentions: DeMar DeRozan, John Wall, DeAndre Jordan, Carmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki, Rudy Gobert.
20. Kevin Love, PF/C
19. LaMarcus Aldridge, PF/CAdvertisement
18. Kyle Lowry, PG
17. Jimmy Butler, G/FAdvertisement
16. Marc Gasol, C
15. Draymond Green, PF/CAdvertisement
14. Kyrie Irving, PG
13. Klay Thompson, G/FAdvertisement
12. Damian Lillard, PG
11. Paul George, FAdvertisement
10. Blake Griffin, PF
9. Anthony Davis, PF/CAdvertisement
8. Giannis Antetokounmpo, F
7. Chris Paul, PGAdvertisement
6. Russell Westbrook, PG
5. Kawhi Leonard, FAdvertisement
4. James Harden, G
3. Stephen Curry, GAdvertisement
2. Kevin Durant, F
1. LeBron JamesAdvertisement
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