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

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24) Richie Guerin

Knicks legend and Hall of Famer Richie Guerin was a bona fide star during the mid-to-late 1950s and early 1960s.  At his best, Guerin posted averages of 23.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 6.3 assists from 1959–60 to 1962–63 with the Knicks. He would make the all-star team every year of that terrific run, as well as make three all-NBA teams.

Guerin is also one of a select few to score more than 55 points in a game, which he accomplished in 1959 when he dropped 57 points. He was eventually traded to the St. Louis Hawks (now the Atlanta Hawks), where his averages dipped in his early 30s, partly due to playing fewer minutes since he served as both player and head coach. He would eventually retire, only to come back as a player coach in his late 30s, though he logged just 35 games in that role.

Overall, most of Guerin's Hall of Fame resume is confined to his eight-season run with the Knicks, where he made a total of six all-star teams and held a number of franchise records prior to being traded. However, many of those records have been surpassed, and Guerin's heyday was before many current NBA fans were even born.