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. If you want an expert opinion click here. 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
    + 30,560
    - 5,568

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

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  2. 2
    + 16,711
    - 8,158


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 14,451
    - 6,813


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  4. 4
    + 14,430
    - 7,200


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  5. 5
    + 16,125
    - 8,003


    Boston Celtics

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  6. 6
    + 18,536
    - 11,090

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 12,484
    - 6,100


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 12,109
    - 6,168


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,598
    - 5,646


    San Antonio Spurs

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  10. 10
    + 10,670
    - 5,230


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  11. 11
    + 9,299
    - 5,120


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  12. 12
    + 9,356
    - 5,213


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  13. 13
    + 15,747
    - 10,329


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 7,024
    - 4,421


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,113
    - 4,250


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  16. 16
    + 7,222
    - 4,786


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  17. 17
    + 6,956
    - 4,014


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 6,128
    - 3,421


    San Antonio Spurs

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  19. 19
    + 7,348
    - 4,706


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  20. 20
    + 5,668
    - 3,663


    Detroit Pistons

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  21. 21
    + 4,932
    - 3,054


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  22. 22
    + 6,810
    - 3,957


    Dallas Mavericks

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  23. 23
    + 7,331
    - 4,314


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  24. 24
    + 6,328
    - 4,177

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    Miami Heat

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  25. 25
    + 5,472
    - 3,790


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 6,199
    - 3,510


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  27. 27
    + 4,718
    - 2,671


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  28. 28
    + 5,794
    - 3,830


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  29. 29
    + 4,858
    - 3,051


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  30. 30
    + 4,505
    - 2,683


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  31. 31
    + 4,953
    - 2,889


    Indiana Pacers

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  32. 32
    + 3,931
    - 2,688


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  33. 33
    + 4,192
    - 2,846


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  34. 34
    + 2,959
    - 1,625


    Golden State Warriors

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  35. 35
    + 3,454
    - 2,415


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  36. 36
    + 3,211
    - 2,530


    Boston Celtics

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  37. 37
    + 4,238
    - 2,806

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  38. 38
    + 2,135
    - 1,420


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  39. 39
    + 3,752
    - 2,909


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  40. 40
    + 2,995
    - 2,262


    Boston Celtics

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  41. 41
    + 3,036
    - 2,049


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  42. 42
    + 2,761
    - 2,105


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  43. 43
    + 2,709
    - 2,087


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  44. 44
    + 2,527
    - 1,909


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  45. 45
    + 3,509
    - 2,480


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,397
    - 2,674


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 3,322
    - 2,735


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  48. 48
    + 2,158
    - 1,966

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

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  49. 49
    + 2,021
    - 1,510


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  50. 50
    + 1,407
    - 1,012


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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