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 18029
    Down 3526

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Michael Jordan

    1963 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 9939
    Down 4588
    1959 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 9430
    Down 4438
    1956 More
    91
  4. 4
    Up 8206
    Down 4067
    1947 More
    91
  5. 5
    Up 8500
    Down 4414
    1936 More
    90
  6. 6
    Up 7144
    Down 3675
    1934 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 11357
    Down 6595
    1978 More
    86
  8. 8
    Up 5950
    Down 3041
    1963 More
    85
  9. 9
    Up 6657
    Down 3670
    1972 More
    85
  10. 10
    Up 5406
    Down 3112
    1938 More
    83
  11. 11
    Up 5556
    Down 3065
    1950 More
    83
  12. 12
    Up 6216
    Down 3352
    1976 More
    83
  13. 13
    Up 8592
    Down 6385
    1984 More
    77
  14. 14
    Up 4167
    Down 2595
    1938 More
    77
  15. 15
    Up 4143
    Down 2755
    1963 More
    76
  16. 16
    Up 4216
    Down 2767
    1963 More
    76
  17. 17
    Up 4023
    Down 2499
    1962 More
    75
  18. 18
    Up 3510
    Down 2047
    1965 More
    73
  19. 19
    Up 4324
    Down 2798
    1965 More
    73
  20. 20
    Up 2724
    Down 1733
    1955 More
    72
  21. 21
    Up 3093
    Down 2176
    1961 More
    71
  22. 22
    Up 3448
    Down 2495
    1976 More
    69
  23. 23
    Up 2787
    Down 1842
    1962 More
    69
  24. 24
    Up 2249
    Down 1570
    1934 More
    69
  25. 25
    Up 4063
    Down 2828
    1975 More
    69
  26. 26
    Up 3827
    Down 2413
    1978 More
    68
  27. 27
    Up 2877
    Down 1683
    1965 More
    68
  28. 28
    Up 2621
    Down 1675
    1962 More
    68
  29. 29
    Up 2594
    Down 1635
    1960 More
    68
  30. 30
    Up 3115
    Down 2224
    1974 More
    67
  31. 31
    Up 2515
    Down 1741
    1947 More
    67
  32. 32
    Up 3063
    Down 1682

    ranked low on reranks
    Kevin Durant

    1988 More
    66
  33. 33
    Up 3562
    Down 2594
    1982 More
    64
  34. 34
    Up 1914
    Down 1529
    1940 More
    64
  35. 35
    Up 1970
    Down 1355
    1961 More
    64
  36. 36
    Up 2289
    Down 1783
    1973 More
    64
  37. 37
    Up 2394
    Down 1668
    1975 More
    62
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  38. 38
    Up 1580
    Down 1241
    1928 More
    62
  39. 39
    Up 1534
    Down 1213
    1952 More
    61
  40. 40
    Up 1623
    Down 1341
    1957 More
    61
  41. 41
    Up 1403
    Down 1124
    1945 More
    60
  42. 42
    Up 1613
    Down 1285
    1968 More
    60
  43. 43
    Up 1949
    Down 1639
    1977 More
    58
  44. 44
    Up 1838
    Down 1375
    1985 More
    58
  45. 45
    Up 1918
    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 395

    ranked low on reranks
    Tony Parker

    1982 More
    54
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