The biggest social media craze right now is this thing called the #10YearChallenge where you post a picture from 10 years ago and a picture from today to see what has changed and what is different.
Here is a look back at a few specific NBA teams, coaches, players and how they were 10 years ago, during the 2009-10 season and what they are up to today during the 2018-19 season.
|NBA||2009-10 Season||2018-19 season|
|Lakers||Won NBA Finals||Haven’t made playoffs since 2013|
|Magic||Lost to the Lakers in the NBA Finals||Made playoffs in 2019 for first time since 2011|
|Nuggets||Finished second in the west, led by Carmelo Anthony, Kenyon Martin, Chauncey Billups||Finished second in the West, led by MVP candidate Nikola Jokic|
|Dwight Howard||Helped lead Magic to finals||Has played for Lakers, Rockets, Hawks, Hornets, Wizards since and is currently inactive|
|Lebron James||Played his “last game” as a Cavalier and won regular season MVP||Currently on the Lakers, but returned to Cleveland four years after leaving|
|Erik Spoelstra, Greg Popovich, Rick Carlise||Coach of the Heat, Spurs, Mavs||Still the coach of the Heat, Spurs, Mavs|
|Luke Walton||Averaged 9.4 minutes in 29 games, scoring 2.4 ppg with the Lakers||Recently fired as head coach of the Lakers|
|Hornets||Charlotte Bobcats and New Orleans Hornets||Charlotte Hornets and New Orleans Pelicans|
|Warriors||Finished 26-56||Best record in the West – have won 3 of the last 4 NBA titles|
|Steph Curry||The rookie was the Warriors third leading scorer (17.5 ppg) behind Corey Maggette and Monta Ellis||Averaged 27.3 ppg in 2018-19, leading the team.|
|Thunder||50-32 with Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden||Durant is a Warrior. Harden is a Rocket. Westbrook is still a Thunder. These three have won the last three MVP awards|
|Suns||Third best record in West, lost in Western Conference Finals||Have not made the playoffs since and have worst record in NBA right now|
|Luol Deng, Taj Gibson, Derrick Rose||Teammates on the Bulls, coached by Tom Thibodeau||Teammates on the Wolves, were coached by Tom Thibeodeau (recently fired)|