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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
    + 30,009
    - 5,454

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

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  2. 2
    + 16,452
    - 7,929


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 14,147
    - 6,641


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  4. 4
    + 15,825
    - 7,812


    Boston Celtics

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  5. 5
    + 14,154
    - 7,033


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  6. 6
    + 18,192
    - 10,846

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 12,228
    - 5,971


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 11,858
    - 6,010


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,336
    - 5,505


    San Antonio Spurs

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  10. 10
    + 10,445
    - 5,122


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  11. 11
    + 9,132
    - 4,990


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  12. 12
    + 9,200
    - 5,053


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  13. 13
    + 15,281
    - 10,156


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 6,908
    - 4,307


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,100
    - 4,656


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  16. 16
    + 6,981
    - 4,159


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  17. 17
    + 6,823
    - 3,941


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 7,216
    - 4,611


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  19. 19
    + 5,999
    - 3,352


    San Antonio Spurs

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  20. 20
    + 5,519
    - 3,590


    Detroit Pistons

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  21. 21
    + 4,831
    - 2,980


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  22. 22
    + 6,671
    - 3,859


    Dallas Mavericks

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  23. 23
    + 7,149
    - 4,245


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  24. 24
    + 6,171
    - 4,099

    added by zach2003ludwig
    Miami Heat

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  25. 25
    + 5,348
    - 3,724


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 6,068
    - 3,401


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  27. 27
    + 4,625
    - 2,626


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  28. 28
    + 5,678
    - 3,775


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  29. 29
    + 4,758
    - 2,999


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  30. 30
    + 4,408
    - 2,640


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  31. 31
    + 4,852
    - 2,835


    Indiana Pacers

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  32. 32
    + 3,852
    - 2,636


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  33. 33
    + 4,108
    - 2,788


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  34. 34
    + 2,808
    - 1,468


    Golden State Warriors

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  35. 35
    + 3,399
    - 2,348


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  36. 36
    + 3,155
    - 2,480


    Boston Celtics

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  37. 37
    + 4,146
    - 2,757

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  38. 38
    + 2,041
    - 1,367


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  39. 39
    + 3,678
    - 2,868


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  40. 40
    + 2,938
    - 2,218


    Boston Celtics

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  41. 41
    + 2,974
    - 2,014


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  42. 42
    + 2,714
    - 2,066


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  43. 43
    + 2,660
    - 2,041


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  44. 44
    + 2,475
    - 1,873


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  45. 45
    + 3,435
    - 2,434


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,341
    - 2,637


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 3,252
    - 2,695


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  48. 48
    + 2,112
    - 1,936


    New York Nets, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors

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  49. 49
    + 1,971
    - 1,453


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  50. 50
    + 1,334
    - 981


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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