Everybody likes to remember when their favorite star was in their heyday, winning awards and NBA titles. Nobody likes remembering stars as they play in their final years, whether it is with a different team like Michael Jordan or someone who was hampered by injuries like Yao Ming.
The next big star that is getting closer to retirement age is Kobe Bryant. He has hinted that he might retire when his contract ends in 2014. He has done his major damage in the league and he hopes that the addition of Steve Nash and Dwight Howard can give him at least one more title.
We are still far away from stars like LeBron James and Kevin Durant turning in their uniforms for potential television analyst gigs. However, here are my predictions for the career achievements of today’s top NBA stars.