NBA History: 25 former NBA stars you forgot dominated the league 

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Over the course of the NBA's 76-year history, there have been many stars who have dominated the game and have gone down as all-time greats. Despite that, there have been quite a few players that have made a similar impact but instead of appearing on all-time lists, they have been overlooked historically.

Some of these players played before many younger fans were even born or some flew under the radar, playing in smaller markets, or perhaps their careers were cut short leading many to forget about their greatness. No longer. Without further delay, here are 25 NBA stars that you forgot dominated the league.

25) Michael Redd 

Milwaukee Bucks great Michael Redd appeared to be well on his way to a Hall of Fame career despite having been selected 43rd overall in 2000. Redd quickly developed into a deadly shooter in Milwaukee after being a mediocre one in his three seasons at Ohio State, helping him emerge as one of the better offensive guards in the NBA during the early to mid-2000s.

From 2003-04 to 2007-08—five seasons—Redd averaged 23.7 points per game but injuries began to kick in a major way. He missed 49 games in 2008–08, 64 in 2009–10, and 72 in 2010-11. By then, he had gone from being a major offensive threat to barely a role player, and his career ended at just 32.

Even despite a fairly long and very productive peak, he made just one all-star game, partly due to his playing in a small market. Add in the injuries and early end to his career and it's unfortunate that Redd won't likely be remembered as much outside of Milwaukee, where he is among the greatest players in team history.