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

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3) Danny Granger

Indiana Pacers great Danny Granger was one of the better wing scorers of the late 2000s and early 2010s but has seemingly been all but forgotten. That is partly due to him spending most of his career in Indiana, suffering a career-altering knee injury, being overshadowed by the then-emerging Paul George, and his career-ending early.

Despite that, from 2007–08 to 2011–12–5 seasons, Granger averaged an impressive 21.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 1.2 steals. In fact, he led the Pacers in scoring for five straight seasons and helped them make the Eastern Conference Finals in 2012.

Unfortunately, tendinosis limited him to only five games the following season, which allowed George to break out. His Pacers career only lasted 29 games after that, when he was traded for just a second-round pick to the LA Clippers.

A brief stint with the Miami Heat marked the end of his NBA career at the age of 31 and he played fewer than 600 games and made only one all-star team. That's too bad because his size, atheism, and shooting ability made him a distinct player who was difficult to stop, but now he's easy to forget.