The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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This list of top NBA players is ranked by basketball fans worldwide and based on popular opinion. Who are the best NBA players? This list includes the best basketball 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. Whether they have a famous jumper that just won't quit or ball-handling skills that leave their opponents spinning, these top 100 NBA players rule the hoop and the hardwood, and this list is a celebration of those skills. This list should answer who is the top 100, top 10, and best NBA player ever. 

 

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  1. 1
    + 31,036
    - 5,684

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

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  2. 2
    + 16,944
    - 8,403


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 14,660
    - 7,442


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  4. 4
    + 14,728
    - 6,976


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  5. 5
    + 16,369
    - 8,305


    Boston Celtics

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  6. 6
    + 18,872
    - 11,399

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 12,700
    - 6,298


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 12,348
    - 6,392


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,821
    - 5,889


    San Antonio Spurs

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  10. 10
    + 10,869
    - 5,433


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  11. 11
    + 9,438
    - 5,347


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  12. 12
    + 9,623
    - 5,362


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  13. 13
    + 16,247
    - 10,486


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 7,129
    - 4,528


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,243
    - 4,350


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  16. 16
    + 7,316
    - 4,902


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  17. 17
    + 7,073
    - 4,085


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 7,443
    - 4,806


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  19. 19
    + 6,228
    - 3,498


    San Antonio Spurs

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  20. 20
    + 5,800
    - 3,738


    Detroit Pistons

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  21. 21
    + 5,027
    - 3,131


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  22. 22
    + 6,944
    - 4,065


    Dallas Mavericks

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  23. 23
    + 6,465
    - 4,268

    added by zach2003ludwig
    Miami Heat

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  24. 24
    + 7,526
    - 4,376


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  25. 25
    + 5,595
    - 3,868

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 6,317
    - 3,634


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  27. 27
    + 5,935
    - 3,876


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  28. 28
    + 4,794
    - 2,736


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  29. 29
    + 4,952
    - 3,101


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  30. 30
    + 4,579
    - 2,738


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  31. 31
    + 5,038
    - 2,951


    Indiana Pacers

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  32. 32
    + 4,023
    - 2,739


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  33. 33
    + 4,274
    - 2,906


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  34. 34
    + 3,124
    - 1,753


    Golden State Warriors

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  35. 35
    + 3,511
    - 2,475


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  36. 36
    + 2,215
    - 1,482


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  37. 37
    + 4,325
    - 2,856

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  38. 38
    + 3,265
    - 2,579


    Boston Celtics

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  39. 39
    + 3,819
    - 2,953


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  40. 40
    + 3,110
    - 2,081


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  41. 41
    + 3,042
    - 2,310


    Boston Celtics

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  42. 42
    + 2,806
    - 2,147


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  43. 43
    + 2,755
    - 2,126


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  44. 44
    + 2,594
    - 1,939


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  45. 45
    + 3,604
    - 2,524


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,457
    - 2,722


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 3,381
    - 2,794


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  48. 48
    + 2,199
    - 2,018

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    New York Nets, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors

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  49. 49
    + 1,303
    - 804

    ranked low on reranks & added by kaylive
    Oklahoma City Thunder

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  50. 50
    + 1,479
    - 1,054


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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