The Top NBA Players Of All Time Basketball Players
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The Top NBA Players Of All Time

List Criteria: Best pro basketball players to ever compete in the NBA

This list of top NBA players is ranked by basketball fans worldwide, if you want an expert opinion click here. Who are the best NBA players? This list includes the best players in NBA history, along with the top basketball players today. Anyone can vote on the best NBA players here, which means these players are truly fan favorites. NBA fans can even add their own rankings to this list. Who are the top NBA Players of all time? Whether they have a jumper that just won't quit or ball-handling skills that leave their opponents spinning, these NBA players rule the hoop and the hardwood, and this list is a celebration of those skills. This list should answer who is that best NBA players of all time.

Also check out this list of the best NBA players of 2012.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
    Up 18048
    Down 3530

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Michael Jordan

    1963 More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 4595
    1959 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 9441
    Down 4443
    1956 More
    91
  4. 4
    Up 8217
    Down 4070
    1947 More
    91
  5. 5
    Up 8508
    Down 4419
    1936 More
    90
  6. 6
    Up 7152
    Down 3678
    1934 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 11366
    Down 6604
    1978 More
    86
  8. 8
    Up 5957
    Down 3045
    1963 More
    85
  9. 9
    Up 6666
    Down 3674
    1972 More
    85
  10. 10
    Up 5413
    Down 3116
    1938 More
    83
  11. 11
    Up 5564
    Down 3071
    1950 More
    83
  12. 12
    Up 6227
    Down 3355
    1976 More
    83
  13. 13
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    Down 6396
    1984 More
    77
  14. 14
    Up 4176
    Down 2596
    1938 More
    77
  15. 15
    Up 4147
    Down 2760
    1963 More
    76
  16. 16
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    Down 2769
    1963 More
    76
  17. 17
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    Down 2502
    1962 More
    75
  18. 18
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    Down 2050
    1965 More
    73
  19. 19
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    Down 2802
    1965 More
    73
  20. 20
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    Down 1737
    1955 More
    72
  21. 21
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    Down 2179
    1961 More
    71
  22. 22
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    Down 2498
    1976 More
    69
  23. 23
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    Down 1844
    1962 More
    69
  24. 24
    Up 2255
    Down 1571
    1934 More
    69
  25. 25
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    Down 2832
    1975 More
    69
  26. 26
    Up 3832
    Down 2415
    1978 More
    68
  27. 27
    Up 2879
    Down 1688
    1965 More
    68
  28. 28
    Up 2625
    Down 1676
    1962 More
    68
  29. 29
    Up 2596
    Down 1637
    1960 More
    68
  30. 30
    Up 3118
    Down 2226
    1974 More
    67
  31. 31
    Up 2518
    Down 1742
    1947 More
    67
  32. 32
    Up 3069
    Down 1685

    ranked low on reranks
    Kevin Durant

    1988 More
    66
  33. 33
    Up 3567
    Down 2597
    1982 More
    64
  34. 34
    Up 1918
    Down 1529
    1940 More
    64
  35. 35
    Up 1973
    Down 1357
    1961 More
    64
  36. 36
    Up 2294
    Down 1784
    1973 More
    64
  37. 37
    Up 2398
    Down 1670
    1975 More
    62
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  38. 38
    Up 1584
    Down 1243
    1928 More
    62
  39. 39
    Up 1538
    Down 1213
    1952 More
    61
  40. 40
    Up 1627
    Down 1342
    1957 More
    61
  41. 41
    Up 1404
    Down 1125
    1945 More
    60
  42. 42
    Up 1616
    Down 1287
    1968 More
    60
  43. 43
    Up 1953
    Down 1639
    1977 More
    58
  44. 44
    Up 1841
    Down 1377
    1985 More
    58
  45. 45
    Up 1924
    Down 1672
    1961 More
    57
  46. 46
    Up 1113
    Down 1090
    1944 More
    56
  47. 47
    Up 1327
    Down 1265
    1953 More
    56
  48. 48
    Up 1035
    Down 1009
    1924 More
    56
  49. 49
    Up 1062
    Down 1162

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bob Pettit

    1932 More
    55
  50. 50
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    Down 396

    ranked low on reranks
    Tony Parker

    1982 More
    54
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