Fans yearn for the glory days of great rivalries like the Boston Celtics vs. the Los Angeles Lakers. Critics of the current NBA say there just aren't enough great players to fill out 30 teams.
How much is a basketball star really worth?, and other questions addressed by Lakers' General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson will be enshrined as teammates on Friday as the highlight of this year's class. Michael Jordan will serve as Dream Teamer Scottie Pippen's presenter, who will be enshrined as an individual.
Can other NBA cities do the same? It's a daunting task, experts say.