The Decade in Review: The NBA Over the Past 10 Years

November 24th, 2009 by Mike Freilich Leave a reply »
A lot can take place in 10 years.

Ten championship rings earned, 10 Most Valuable Players, 10 All-Star Games, and most of all, 10 years of amazing basketball stories.

The past 10 years have been a wild ride, and while it's sad to see it end, another 10 are just around the corner.

For now, we can look back at the decade and judge the teams, players, and moments that have made it so much fun. 

Lets start by evaluating the top teams from the decade. These teams are being judged on championships, playoff performances, and winning seasons.

1. Los Angeles Lakers

2. San Antonio Spurs

3. Detroit Pistons

4. Boston Celtics

5. New Jersey Nets

The Lakers and the Spurs are shoe-ins. The Lakers have four rings, and the Spurs have three.  From there, it's really a toss-up.



Detroit won its lone Championship of the decade in 2004, defeating the Lakers 4-1. They also made it to the Finals the year after, eventually losing to the Spurs in seven games.

The Pistons made it to the Eastern Conference Finals six times in the de ...

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