Sportando Best of 2010s: the faces of the decade for LBA, Euroleague, NBA and FIBA

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A decade of Basketball relived by its most unforgettable protagonists between Italian Serie A, Euroleague, NBA and FIBA.

The last chance to review a decade of basketball. 40 unforgettable players, split between four categories: Italian Serie A, Euroleague, NBA and FIBA Basketball. Those are merely lists and in no intent shown as ‘charts’.


Chosen for their indelible imprint left on Italian basketball, those ten names have left a mark on Serie A by winning in stylish and unforgettable ways, or rewriting stats and records.

  • Alessandro Gentile
  • Bruno Cerella
  • Michael Bramos
  • Austin Daye
  • Travis Diener
  • Andrea Cinciarini
  • Adrian Banks
  • David Logan
  • Luca Vitali
  • Pietro Aradori


Lots of those names have made the journey back and forth from the Euroleague to the NBA. They all have in common winning ways and memorable performances, marking the second decade of the ‘new Era’.

  • Georgios Printezis
  • Sergio Llull
  • Milos Teodosic
  • Sergio Rodriguez
  • Nando De Colo
  • Nikola Mirotic
  • Nicolò Melli
  • Dimitris Diamantidis
  • Kyle Hines
  • Luka Doncic


A revolutionary decade for the NBA, which has seen a major transition phase between two outstanding generations of players. Those names have all left an indelible mark in Basketball history in several ways. 

  • LeBron James
  • Kevin Durant
  • Kawhi Leonard
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Dirk Nowitzki
  • James Harden
  • Stephen Curry
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Klay Thompson
  • Marc Gasol


Several Eurobasket, revolutionaries World Cups and two Olympic Games. This decade have seen a lot of memorable National Teams moments, and those players have led their teams to incredible tournaments.

  • Pau Gasol
  • Bo McCalebb
  • Goran Dragic
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Ricky Rubio
  • Milos Teodosic
  • Tony Parker
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic
  • Luis Scola
  • Nicolas Batum

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