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

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20) Alex English 

Former Nuggets star Alex English, a Hall of Famer, was a prolific scorer during his fifteen-season career. Even still, he isn't as well known as other stars of the 1980s, despite scoring the most total points during the decade. 

Some of that may be due to him spending all of his career playing in small markets such as Milwaukee, Indiana, Denver, and Dallas. That should only matter so much, especially with England's sustained dominance as a scorer. 

He scored at least 2,000 points in eight consecutive seasons, a rare feat, and made eight straight All-Star teams while a member of the Nuggets. Surprisingly, however, he was left off of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players and the NBA's 75 Greatest Players of All-Time, a blatant oversight for a player who scored more than 25,000 career points. 

It also shows just how underrated he is in all-time discussions considering that he is ahead of players such as Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Dwayne Wade, and Larry Bird in career points. That unfortunately lends credibility to the claim that English's greatness is being forgotten.