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The Top NBA Players Of All Time

List Criteria: Vote up and add the best pro basketball players to ever compete in the NBA.

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
    Up 19894
    Down 3822

    the people's #1 & most listed 1963

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  2. 2
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    Down 5151

    1959

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  3. 3
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    Down 4967

    1956

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  4. 4
    Up 9146
    Down 4453

    1947

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  5. 5
    Up 9413
    Down 4816

    1936

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  6. 6
    Up 7964
    Down 4055

    1934

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    Up 12461
    Down 7268

    1978

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    Up 7516
    Down 4013

    1972

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    Up 6681
    Down 3405

    1963

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  10. 10
    Up 7093
    Down 3671

    1976

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    Up 6017
    Down 3449

    1938

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  12. 12
    Up 6205
    Down 3401

    1950

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    Down 7034

    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1984

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  14. 14
    Up 4652
    Down 2877

    1938

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    Up 4662
    Down 3026

    1963

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    Up 4728
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    1963

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    1962

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    Down 2296

    1965

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    Down 3107

    1965

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    Down 1968

    1955

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    1961

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    Down 3111

    1975

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    Up 4312
    Down 2649

    1978

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    Up 3833
    Down 2777

    1976

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    Up 3621
    Down 1918

    ranked low on reranks 1988

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    1962

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    1934

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    Up 2984
    Down 1862

    1962

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    Up 3248
    Down 1902

    1965

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    Up 2945
    Down 1837

    1960

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    Down 2498

    1974

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    Up 4028
    Down 2849

    1982

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    Up 2814
    Down 1980

    1947

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  34. 34
    Up 2244
    Down 1529

    1961

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    Down 1719

    1940

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  36. 36
    Up 2569
    Down 2017

    1973

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  37. 37
    Up 2744
    Down 1861

    added by bulls 1975

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  38. 38
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    Down 1403

    1928

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    Down 1504

    1957

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    Up 1748
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    1952

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    Up 1629
    Down 1271

    1945

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    Up 1875
    Down 1437

    1968

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  43. 43
    Up 2118
    Down 1578

    1985

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    Up 2191
    Down 1842

    1977

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    Up 2200
    Down 1885

    1961

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    Up 740
    Down 551

    1977

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    Up 1289
    Down 1286

    1944

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    Up 1507
    Down 1462

    1953

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  49. 49
    Up 875
    Down 590

    ranked low on reranks 1982

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  50. 50
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    Down 1199

    1924

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