21 Hall of Famers you had no idea played with each other

LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal
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4) Steve Nash and Jason Kidd

NBA legends Steve Nash and Jason Kidd were two of the most iconic point guards of the 1990s and 2000s. Nevertheless, some newer fans may not realize that they were actually teammates for a season and a half during the 1996–97 and 1997–98 seasons as members of the Phoenix Suns. The Suns selected Nash in the famous 1996 NBA Draft with the 13th pick and also traded for Kidd after he fell out with the Dallas Mavericks.

Having two Hall of Fame point guards on the same roster is certainly notable and while the Suns traded Nash to the Mavericks and he became a star, things worked out. The Suns traded Kidd to the New Jersey Nets in the deal that got them Stephon Marbury.

They later drafted Shawn Marion and Amare Stoudimire and they even brought back Nash after the Mavericks foolishly opted not to match their offer. That would become the core of the seven seconds or less Suns, which would make two Western Conference Finals and see Nash win two league MVPs.

 Kidd would go on to have success with the New Jersey Nets, leading them to back-to-back NBA Finals and another Eastern Conference Final. He was later traded back to the Mavericks, where he won a championship. Ultimately, Nash and Kidd's paths crossed as members of the Suns and their careers also came full circle with the franchises that drafted them.