The New Breed: the Best NBA Players of the 2000s

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When looking back at the National Basketball Association in the 2000s it is impossible not to think of the Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant drama. It was the NBA’s (and ESPN’s) version of reality television. Before "I Love New York" or "Jersey Shore" were ruining the whole concept of television shows (simultaneously lowering average American IQs), Shaq and Kobe were creating drama was that must-see TV for all sports fans. It was truly transcendent watching two athletes in their primes that had so much animosity towards each other off of the court yet had so much chemistry on the court. Together they won four championships in Los Angeles creating a dynasty that the rest of the NBA envied.
The 2000s were dominated by the Lakers and San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs somehow quietly won three championships in the decade. Tim Duncan (or "Mr. Fundamentals" as Shaq referred to him) led the Spurs and they always kept it classy when they won. Not here in L.A., we had huge parades that led to riots.

Los Angeles parades were littered with imbeciles that knew little about the game but a lot about Shaq and Kobe. Those same simpletons lit stuff on fire and partied like porn stars which unfortunately gave Lakers fans a bad image. What a travesty! Word is that those guys will make bail for the next Lakers Championship.
The 2000s bred a whole new batch of new NBA superstars. While the NBA was dominated by the Lakers and Spurs there was an infusion of incredible talent that was distributed evenly all over the NBA. These are the Top 5 Players of the 2000s:
The New Breed: the Best NBA Players of the 2000s
Image Credit: Lamrkt.com
When looking back at the National Basketball Association in the 2000s it is impossible not to think of the Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant drama. It was the NBA’s (and ESPN’s) version of reality television. Before "I Love New York" or "Jersey Shore" were ruining the whole concept of television shows (simultaneously lowering average American IQs), Shaq and Kobe were creating drama was that must-see TV for all sports fans. It was truly transcendent watching two athletes in their primes that had so much animosity towards each other off of the court yet had so much chemistry on the court. Together they won four championships in Los Angeles creating a dynasty that the rest of the NBA envied.
The 2000s were dominated by the Lakers and San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs somehow quietly won three championships in the decade. Tim Duncan (or "Mr. Fundamentals" as Shaq referred to him) led the Spurs and they always kept it classy when they won. Not here in L.A., we had huge parades that led to riots.

Los Angeles parades were littered with imbeciles that knew little about the game but a lot about Shaq and Kobe. Those same simpletons lit stuff on fire and partied like porn stars which unfortunately gave Lakers fans a bad image. What a travesty! Word is that those guys will make bail for the next Lakers Championship.
The 2000s bred a whole new batch of new NBA superstars. While the NBA was dominated by the Lakers and Spurs there was an infusion of incredible talent that was distributed evenly all over the NBA. These are the Top 5 Players of the 2000s:
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This new breed of NBA superstars was just the beginning. They are now super-athletes and not just basketball players. This list is easily the most diverse of them all. You have Bryant who can literally do it all, Duncan a big guy with finesse game, O'Neal, a big guy with a physical game, Garnett a big guy who can fly and Iverson a little guy with amazing quickness. These are the Top 5 Players of the 2000s. Wouldn't you agree?

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