Former NBA Stars Who Could Thrive in Today's Game

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Former NBA Stars Who Could Thrive in Today's Game
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Basketball fans love comparing players from different time periods and different eras. In most cases it's ultimately a pointless task, with rule changes, variations to strategy and overall levels of athleticism and skill improving annually, messing up the parameters for any argument. 

But here are seven players from the past who, most likely, wouldn't experience much difficulty dominating today's NBA relative to what they did during their careers.

These seven players went through the prime of their careers between 1988 and 1998. There are obviously so many more from that ripe 10-year period who could step in today and compete at a high level, but these seven had games tailored for basketball's contemporary style.  

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