32 players you forgot were once NBA All-Stars

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22) Chris Kaman

13-year NBA veteran Chris Kaman is likely best remembered for his eight seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers, during which time he formed an effective pairing with All-Star Elton Brand. Despite that, the Clippers were largely terrible during his time there, aside from the 2005–06 season, when they won 47 games and made it all the way to the Western Conference semi-finals.

Kaman, who was the starting center on that team and provided interior scoring and strong rebounding, helped the Clippers to their best finish in years. However, it wasn't until the 2009–10 season that he was recognized for his strong play. That year, he averaged a terrific 18.5 points and 9.3 rebounds per game, resulting in his first and only All-Star appearance. Despite that, as with many one-time All-Stars, injuries began to take their toll.

The year after making the all-star team, he played in just 32 games and was subsequently traded to the New Orleans Hornets but failed to return to his all-star form. From there, he played for the Mavericks, Lakers, and Trailblazers over the final four seasons of his career and played in fewer than 40 games twice times. Had his body held up, it is certainly possible that he would have made more all-star teams before his career was over.