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.

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.

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