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RANKING

The Top 100 players of the century (50-26)

HoopsHype has put together a list with the most accomplished players so far this century. Here's the third part, featuring the likes of Blake Griffin, Russell Westbrook and Deron Williams.

   
 

LAKERS

Kobe's mentor faces daunting task

Byron Scott might be the right coach for the Lakers, but a tough job ahead for him with a not so stellar roster.

 

BULLS

Derrick Rose returns: Still a game-changer for Chicago and Team USA?

Derrick Rose has looked very good early on practicing with the American National Team, says USA Today Sports' Sam Amick.

 

GALLERY

The Top 50 players in Clippers history

Modern-day Clippers like Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are already among the all-time best players in franchise history.

 

Video

Mark Heisler on Lakers' coaching hire

Byron Scott would have a clear advantage over Mike D'Antoni as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, says Hall of Fame writer Mark Heisler.

 

Contest

Win a LeBron James jersey with LockerDome and HoopsHype

Complete a few actions to get a chance to win a LeBron James jersey.

 

GALLERY

The Top 50 players in Mavericks history

Five players from the championship team join No. 1 Dirk Nowitzki in the illustrious list.

 

LEGENDS

Who's better: Michael Jordan or LeBron James?

LeBron James is unquestionably the best player of the post-Michael Jordan era... But is he up there with Air?

 

GALLERY

The Top 50 players in Trail Blazers history

Only four Hall of Famers, but plenty of fantastic names in Top 50 of the storied franchise.

 

Interview

Richard Hamilton: "I want to play another year"

Free agent guard Richard Hamilton talked about his future plans in a recent interview with HoopsHype.

 

VIDEO

Who could beat LeBron one-on-one?

Eddie Johnson discusses five players he thinks could take LeBron James in a one-on-one matchup.

 

SALARIES

Nikola Mirotic is the best paid European rookie in NBA history

Waiting three years to sign with the Chicago Bulls paid off financially for Montenegrin forward Nikola Mirotic.

 

Summer League

Poll: Doug McDermott the most impressive summer league player

College basketball Player of the Year Doug McDermott is off to a good start at the pro level. So good that he was voted the top player in summer league action by his peers.

 

Ranking

The Top 50 players in Knicks history

Carmelo Anthony already ahead of Phil Jackson, but still far away from the all-time New York greats.

 

Ranking

The Top 50 players in Hawks history

While arguably the most popular, Dominique Wilkins is not the best player in franchise history.

 

Video

Power Rankings: How high do Cavs soar?

Eddie Johnson puts Cleveland in the Top 3 of the league with the addition of the best player of the century.