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

LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal
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3) David Robinson and Dominique Wilkins

NBA legend Dominique Wilkins is well-known for his 12 seasons with the Atlanta Hawks but after being traded to the LA Clippers, he bounced around. He played with the Boston Celtics, in Greece, and most notably with the San Antonio Spurs with fellow Hall of Famer David Robinson, sort of. Robinson played just six games during the 1996–97 season, partly due to the Spurs tanking to get the number one pick in the 1997 NBA draft.

That resulted in the 37-year-old Wilkins playing a surprisingly large role for the Spurs that season. His playing time even occasionally overlapped with Robinson's in the gap year between the Robinson era and the Twin Towers era. Wilkins proved to be a capable stop-game forward, even given his age, averaging 18.2 points and 6.4 rebounds.

Alas, he didn't return for the 1997–98 season, instead playing in Italy while the Spurs drafted Tim Duncan and immediately got back to their winning ways. That makes Wilkins' time with the Spurs a neat footnote in team history, much like the Dennis Rodman experience with Robinson briefly being teammates with two other Hall of Famers not named Duncan.