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Cyrusman122000 asked in SportsBasketball Β· 9 years ago

What decade produced more talent: 90s or 00s?

When you talk about player drafted what decade produced more talent 1990s or 2000s?

Notable Players drafted in 1990s:

Dikembe Mutumbo, Shaq, Alonzo Mourning, Chris Webber, Penny Hardaway, Allen Houston, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill, Eddie Jones, Kevin Garnett, Rasheed Wallace, Allen Iverson, Stephon Marbury, Ray Allen, Kobe Bryant, Peja Stojakovic, Steve Nash, Jermaine O'neal, Ben Wallace, Tim Duncan, Chauncy Billups, Tracy Mcgrady, Vince Carter, Dirk Nowitzki, Paul Pierce, Elton Brand, Steve Francis, Baron Davis, Shawn Marion, Richard Hamilton.

Notable players drafted in 2000s:

Pau Gasol, Joe Johnson, Zach Randolph, Tony Parker, Gilbert Arenas, Yao Ming, Amare Stoudemire, Carlos Boozer, Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard, Deron Williams, Chris Paul, Andrew Bynum, Lamarcus Aldridge, Brandon Roy, Rajon Rondo, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin

I definitely think its the 1990s. What about You?

9 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    90's by far.

    There's 3 top 10 guys in there (Kobe, Shaq, Duncan) and 3 guys who are in the top 20-30 (Kidd, Garnett, Dirk) and 2 of the greatest shooters to have ever lived (Nash and Ray Allen). A good bit of the rest of are borderline HOFers.

    There's only one lock as a top 25 player from the 00's and that's Lebron. Wade has a case as a HOFer but the rest are iffy at best and still have a ways to go in their careers.

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    9 years ago

    90's by far, but rings wise.

    No Rings 90s


    Allen Houston

    Grant Hill

    Jermaine Oneal



    Elton Brand

    Steve Francis

    Barons Davis

    No rings 00'

    Joe Johnson



















  • 9 years ago

    The 90s. Lets not forget that the 2003 nba draft really made the 2000s talent up there

  • 9 years ago

    It's hard to judge, because many of the guys drafted in the aughts are still early in their career. LeBron, Wade, Griffin, Durant... any of those guys could finish among the top players of all time. Or they could turn out to be huge disappointments, and never win anything.

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  • 9 years ago

    90s by far

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  • 9 years ago


    Griffin, Kobe, Rose, Lebron, need I go on?

  • 9 years ago

    nobody can win rings, lets talk 80s and 70s

  • 9 years ago


    since the 000s are better

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