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

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18) Bob Danderidge

NBA legend Bob Danderidge often played a complementary role to superstars but he was a star in his own right. Actually, he was the lesser-known third star of the dominant Miwaukee Bucks teams of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Led by Lew Alcinder (now known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) and Oscar Robertson, the Bucks went a staggering 305–105 over the first five seasons of Danderidge's career.

During that span, the Bucks went to the Conference Finals three times, the NBA Finals twice and won a championship in 1971. Danderidge proved to be a more than capable third option, averaging a strong 17.7 points during that stretch.

However, he was even better over the five seasons that followed, averaging 20.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 3.6 assists while making three all-star teams and a defensive first team. He took on more of an offensive role after Robertson retired, becoming the second option on the Bucks and then the number one option when Kareem was traded.

Danderidge was later traded to the Washington Bullets, where he was the second-leading scorer on their 1978 championship-winning team. All told, Danderidge was a major part of one of the greatest teams in NBA history and proved that it wasn't a fluke by helping lead the Bullets to a title. Those contributions helped him make the Hall of Fame, though he tends to get overlooked historically.