The road to an NBA championship is a long one.

For some, it starts as a dream.

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, then and now

For others, it seems like destiny.

LeBron James of the Miami Heat, then and now

It's a chance to learn from the past …

Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers, then and now

… from which you can see how far you've come.

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks, then and now

A chance to rewrite your own history …

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, then and now

… in which anything is possible …

Kevin Garnett of the Brooklyn Nets, then and now

… and where there's always room for one more chapter.

Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs, then and now

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