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Other Basketball Teams and Players

Great players make great teams, and the NBA has been blessed with basketball legends like Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Michael Jordan and many more. Check out our photos of these basketball superstars.


Wilt Chamberlain Dunking on the Celtics


John Havlicek Guarding Hal Greer


Michael Jordan and Larry Bird 1987


Michael Jordan and Larry Bird 1987


Michael Jordan and Reggie Lewis 1987-88


Celtics vs. Lakers April 27, 1969; includes Wilt Chamberlain (13), Bill Russell (6), Jerry West leaping, John Havlicek, and Elgin Baylor


Celtics vs. Lakers Dec.1, 1971 Wilt Chamberlain, John Havlicek, JoJo White, and Jerry West


Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Robert Parish 1986


Manute Bol and Robert Parish Feb. 5, 1986


Bill Walton and Patrick Ewing Nov. 1985


Cedric Maxwell and George Gervin Dec. 21, 1979


Celtics vs. 76ers Oct. 4, 1985; includes Bill Walton, Moses Malone, Danny Ainge, Dennis Johnson and Larry Bird


Hakeem Olajuwon March 24, 1986


Chris Mullin and Danny Ainge Jan. 24, 1986


Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain - 1969


Larry Bird & Magic Johnson 1984


Pete Maravich, Atlanta Hawks


Michael Jordan, 1987


Michael Jordan, 1987


Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), 1969


George Mikan (99) 1st All Star Game, March 2, 1951


Patrick Ewing, November 1985


Julius Erving, 1982


Julius Erving, 1986


Walt Frazier - New York Knicks - Boston Garden, 1975


John Havlicek and Bill Bradley


Don Chaney and Bill Bradley - 1972 Eastern Conference Finals


Don Chaney and Pete Maravich - April 7, 1972


Walt Frazier


"Pistol" Pete Maravich


Earl "The Pearl" Monroe - New York Knicks - 1975


Bill Russell, Willis Reed, Don Nelson, Sam Jones - Boston Garden - April 18, 1969


Jerry West


Sam Jones and Willis Reed - April 18, 1969 - Easter division final - Celtics 106, Knicks 105


Walt Frazier and Dave DeBusschere celebrating New York Knicks winning 1972 Eastern Conference title.


Celtics vs. New York Knicks - 1969 Eastern Conference Finals


Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers
Circa 1987


Celtics vs Knicks 1975
Spencer Haywood, Dave Cowens, Walt Frazier, JoJo White


Sam Jones, Frank Ramsey & Tommy Heinsohn - celebrate winning first game of 1959 NBA finals - April 1959


John Havlicek Guarding Jerry West - Boston Garden - April 30, 1968


Paul Pierce dishes to Kevin Garnett, Lamar Odom defends.


Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain 1967


Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain 1969


Ralph Sampson and Larry Bird March 24, 1986

Featured Photos

Bobby Orr &
Gerry Cheevers
March, 1972


Rob Gronkowski
Tight End
New England