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
    + 32,155
    - 5,963

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

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  2. 2
    + 17,449
    - 9,008


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 15,356
    - 7,408


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  4. 4
    + 15,238
    - 7,937


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  5. 5
    + 17,017
    - 8,814


    Boston Celtics

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  6. 6
    + 19,632
    - 12,070

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 13,208
    - 6,745


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 12,940
    - 6,824


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,374
    - 5,820


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  10. 10
    + 12,371
    - 6,336


    San Antonio Spurs

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  11. 11
    + 10,040
    - 5,712


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  12. 12
    + 9,803
    - 5,677


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  13. 13
    + 17,285
    - 10,877


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 7,533
    - 4,625


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,389
    - 4,779


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  16. 16
    + 7,579
    - 5,197


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  17. 17
    + 7,359
    - 4,310


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 6,114
    - 3,939


    Detroit Pistons

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  19. 19
    + 5,325
    - 3,296


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  20. 20
    + 6,467
    - 3,714


    San Antonio Spurs

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  21. 21
    + 7,715
    - 5,071


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  22. 22
    + 7,944
    - 4,563


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  23. 23
    + 7,227
    - 4,313


    Dallas Mavericks

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  24. 24
    + 6,744
    - 4,527

    added by zach2003ludwig
    Miami Heat

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  25. 25
    + 5,847
    - 4,078


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 4,808
    - 2,881


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  27. 27
    + 4,248
    - 2,867


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  28. 28
    + 5,014
    - 2,879


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  29. 29
    + 6,590
    - 3,905


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  30. 30
    + 6,200
    - 4,030


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  31. 31
    + 5,164
    - 3,244


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  32. 32
    + 4,497
    - 3,047


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  33. 33
    + 5,210
    - 3,122


    Indiana Pacers

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  34. 34
    + 3,641
    - 2,615


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  35. 35
    + 3,302
    - 2,176


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  36. 36
    + 3,998
    - 3,066


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  37. 37
    + 3,464
    - 2,064


    Golden State Warriors

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  38. 38
    + 3,405
    - 2,691


    Boston Celtics

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  39. 39
    + 4,527
    - 3,002

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  40. 40
    + 2,900
    - 2,239


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  41. 41
    + 2,756
    - 2,038


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  42. 42
    + 3,191
    - 2,417


    Boston Celtics

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  43. 43
    + 2,372
    - 1,669


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  44. 44
    + 2,943
    - 2,241


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  45. 45
    + 3,790
    - 2,649


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,596
    - 2,846


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 1,588
    - 931

    ranked low on reranks & added by kaylive
    Oklahoma City Thunder

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  48. 48
    + 3,518
    - 2,924


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  49. 49
    + 2,315
    - 2,104


    New York Nets, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors

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  50. 50
    + 1,620
    - 1,173


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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