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Top 10 Best Duos in NBA History

0Contributor IIIAugust 11, 2010

Top 10 Best Duos in NBA History

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    With Dywane Wade and LeBron James now with the Heat, they've created one of the best duos in NBA history. So here are the top 10 best duos in the history of the NBA.

10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Oscar Robertson

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    Kareem and Oscar are both two of the best players of all time, but they were only with each other for four years and Oscar was at the end of his career.

9. Moses Malone and Julius Erving

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    Both players were dominant with each other but like Kareem and Oscar, they only played 4 years and Julius Erving was at the end of his career.

8. Tim Duncan and David Robinson

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    Even though David Robinson was near the end of his career and Duncan was still very young, they formed the greatest frontcourt in NBA history. And when you can possess that good of a combination for 6 years, they have to be listed somewhat high.

7. Isiah Thomas and Joe Dumars

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    This duo set one monster backcourt for nine great years. They were also able to play with the Pistons their whole career.

6. Bill Russell and Bob Cousy

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    Russell and Cousy were one of the greatest point guard-center combination of all time. Russell never would have one all his 11 titles without Cousy.

5. Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant

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    Why Kobe was in the beginning of his career and Shaq was right in the prime they were able to get three titles in the 8 years they've spent together. They stand as the only duo on this list where the players are still playing.

4. Larry Bird and Kevin McHale

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    Bird and McHale were the two greatest forward combinations of all time. This duo makes the second Boston Celtic duo on this list.

3. Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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    Magic and Kareem are two players in the top five greatest players in the NBA and they won 5 titles while spending 10 years together. With Magic's incredible passing ability and Kareem's legendary sky hook, they were unstoppable.

2. John Stockton and Karl Malone

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    Stockton and Malone Spent 18 years together on the Jazz, they set up a great combination. The only thing they didn't do was win a title.

1. Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen

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    Jordan and Pippen were incredible; both on the offensive and defensive end while winning six titles with the Bulls. Spending 11 years together,  being two of the greatest players of all time, they are easily number 1.

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