The game of basketball has been reshaped every generation since it was first invented by James Naismith. Every once in a while, a player comes along who changes the game, and brings fame and glory upon their franchise.
Every franchise has a rich history, with long lists of players who provided them with success—that is, unless you are the Bobcats.
These players are largely credited for making their team's who and what they are today, as they are the superstars of the NBA.
Here's a look at the 30 players who shaped their team's history, and made the NBA what it is today.
To be eligible, the player must have played with their franchise's NBA affiliate for at least three seasons.