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 18035
    Down 3528

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Michael Jordan

    1963 More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 4590
    1959 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 9436
    Down 4439
    1956 More
    91
  4. 4
    Up 8212
    Down 4068
    1947 More
    91
  5. 5
    Up 8504
    Down 4417
    1936 More
    90
  6. 6
    Up 7148
    Down 3677
    1934 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 11361
    Down 6600
    1978 More
    86
  8. 8
    Up 5955
    Down 3044
    1963 More
    85
  9. 9
    Up 6662
    Down 3672
    1972 More
    85
  10. 10
    Up 5410
    Down 3115
    1938 More
    83
  11. 11
    Up 5561
    Down 3068
    1950 More
    83
  12. 12
    Up 6222
    Down 3353
    1976 More
    83
  13. 13
    Up 8598
    Down 6388
    1984 More
    77
  14. 14
    Up 4172
    Down 2596
    1938 More
    77
  15. 15
    Up 4146
    Down 2756
    1963 More
    76
  16. 16
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    Down 2768
    1963 More
    76
  17. 17
    Up 4026
    Down 2500
    1962 More
    75
  18. 18
    Up 3511
    Down 2049
    1965 More
    73
  19. 19
    Up 4328
    Down 2799
    1965 More
    73
  20. 20
    Up 2726
    Down 1734
    1955 More
    72
  21. 21
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    Down 2178
    1961 More
    71
  22. 22
    Up 3451
    Down 2496
    1976 More
    69
  23. 23
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    Down 1843
    1962 More
    69
  24. 24
    Up 2253
    Down 1570
    1934 More
    69
  25. 25
    Up 4067
    Down 2830
    1975 More
    69
  26. 26
    Up 3830
    Down 2415
    1978 More
    68
  27. 27
    Up 2879
    Down 1686
    1965 More
    68
  28. 28
    Up 2623
    Down 1676
    1962 More
    68
  29. 29
    Up 2596
    Down 1635
    1960 More
    67
  30. 30
    Up 3117
    Down 2225
    1974 More
    67
  31. 31
    Up 2518
    Down 1741
    1947 More
    67
  32. 32
    Up 3066
    Down 1683

    ranked low on reranks
    Kevin Durant

    1988 More
    66
  33. 33
    Up 3563
    Down 2595
    1982 More
    64
  34. 34
    Up 1916
    Down 1529
    1940 More
    64
  35. 35
    Up 1972
    Down 1356
    1961 More
    64
  36. 36
    Up 2292
    Down 1783
    1973 More
    63
  37. 37
    Up 2398
    Down 1668
    1975 More
    62
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  38. 38
    Up 1582
    Down 1242
    1928 More
    62
  39. 39
    Up 1537
    Down 1213
    1952 More
    61
  40. 40
    Up 1624
    Down 1342
    1957 More
    61
  41. 41
    Up 1403
    Down 1125
    1945 More
    60
  42. 42
    Up 1614
    Down 1286
    1968 More
    60
  43. 43
    Up 1951
    Down 1639
    1977 More
    58
  44. 44
    Up 1840
    Down 1375
    1985 More
    58
  45. 45
    Up 1920
    Down 1671
    1961 More
    57
  46. 46
    Up 1110
    Down 1090
    1944 More
    56
  47. 47
    Up 1326
    Down 1263
    1953 More
    56
  48. 48
    Up 1033
    Down 1008
    1924 More
    56
  49. 49
    Up 1061
    Down 1161

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bob Pettit

    1932 More
    55
  50. 50
    Up 578
    Down 396

    ranked low on reranks
    Tony Parker

    1982 More
    54
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