1. Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki led his team to a championship series and won an MVP award, yet even those accolades fall short of describing what the decade's second-leading scorer has meant to Dallas. The eight-time NBA All-Star rose from draft project into one of the best-shooting big men of all time. Since 2005-06, no one has made more game-winning shots with less than two seconds left (eight). (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)