Top 20 NBA Player Combinations for an Epic 3-on-3 Tournament

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Top 20 NBA Player Combinations for an Epic 3-on-3 Tournament
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The traditional five-on-five format may not be going anywhere anytime soon, but international organization FIBA is pushing for a three-on-three hoops tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The NBA's very best would likely still be a bit preoccupied with basketball as we know it, but that shouldn't stop us from imagining what could be. Indeed, if you could build 20 three-man teams from the league's current stock of talent, which team would you take?

It's a different game to be sure, relying less on traditional positions and play-calling and more on basic chemistry.

You'll need someone who can make plays, someone who can score and someone who can guard the rim and rebound. In most instances, that probably means a guard, a wing player and a big man–but hey, there are no rules here.

We're talking about "basketball gone wild", after all.

Here's a look the 20 best possible combinations according to one opinion.

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