The 75 greatest NBA players of the 2010s, ranked

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28) Chris Bosh

By the time the 2010s had started, Hall of Famer Chris Bosh was already an established star as a member of the Toronto Raptors. However, he opted to leave the Raptors for the Miami Heat in the summer of 2010 and join LeBron James and Dwayne Wade. That decision turned out to be a turning point for the NBA and marked the first time that three stars had agreed to team up in free agency.

Unsurprisingly, the trio dominated, making it to four straight NBA Finals, with Bosh playing a smaller but key role on those teams. While Bosh was primarily known as an offensive star in Toronto, he was forced to become more of a floor spacer and a versatile defensive player to help support LeBron and Wade. With Bosh able to knock down threes and switch on defense, he helped the Heat on both ends of the floor, and he was rewarded for it with back-to-back championships.

Bosh made a total of seven all-star teams from 2009–10 to 2015–16, though his career was cut short due to blood clot concerns. That cost him another four or five seasons in the NBA and a chance to bolster his resume. Even still, his resume was more than strong enough for him to make the Basketball Hall of Fame, and his play during the 2010s makes him a shoo-in for this list as well.