Current NBA Stars If They Played in the ABA

What if today's NBA All-Stars played in the 1970s?

Gary Dudakby Gary Dudak

If you’ve been following sports business news lately, you may have heard about the NBA trying to buy their way out (to the tune of $500 million) of the terrible deal they signed with two former ABA team owners in 1976 when the NBA merged with the ABA. This news was enough to get our minds wandering and eventually wondering: What would today’s NBA stars look like if they played in the old ABA days?

LeBron James
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Kevin Durant
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Kevin Love
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Carmelo Anthony
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Paul George
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Kyrie Irving
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Paul Pierce
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Dirk Nowitzki
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James Harden
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Blake Griffin
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