Kevin Durant is pictured above because he used to be less than three-dimensional. Often dismissed as a mere scorer, KD has grown his game.
His passing has improved to the tune of four assists per evening. KD used to rely on others for his shot. He now creates for himself with ease. The Oklahoma Thunder superstar once had a shaky handle. Today, he's by far the best dribbler at his height.
The point is, a one-dimensional athlete can often grow beyond that. It's more predictive than descriptive, more a statement of what to improve on than a dismissal. Here's to hoping that the following players round out their games.