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
    + 31,070
    - 5,692

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

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  2. 2
    + 16,965
    - 8,422


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 14,681
    - 7,459


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  4. 4
    + 14,749
    - 6,991


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  5. 5
    + 16,392
    - 8,332


    Boston Celtics

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  6. 6
    + 18,892
    - 11,433

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 12,718
    - 6,322


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 12,373
    - 6,415


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,845
    - 5,912


    San Antonio Spurs

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  10. 10
    + 10,891
    - 5,453


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  11. 11
    + 9,454
    - 5,370


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  12. 12
    + 9,652
    - 5,372


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  13. 13
    + 16,276
    - 10,506


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 7,142
    - 4,534


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,254
    - 4,362


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  16. 16
    + 7,331
    - 4,909


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  17. 17
    + 7,085
    - 4,094


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 7,457
    - 4,815


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  19. 19
    + 6,242
    - 3,500


    San Antonio Spurs

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  20. 20
    + 5,813
    - 3,745


    Detroit Pistons

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  21. 21
    + 5,035
    - 3,136


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  22. 22
    + 6,954
    - 4,077


    Dallas Mavericks

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  23. 23
    + 6,475
    - 4,279

    added by zach2003ludwig
    Miami Heat

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  24. 24
    + 7,546
    - 4,382


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  25. 25
    + 5,604
    - 3,874

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 6,327
    - 3,647


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  27. 27
    + 5,948
    - 3,881


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  28. 28
    + 4,806
    - 2,740


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  29. 29
    + 4,961
    - 3,104


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  30. 30
    + 4,590
    - 2,739


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  31. 31
    + 4,030
    - 2,742


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  32. 32
    + 5,047
    - 2,957


    Indiana Pacers

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  33. 33
    + 4,284
    - 2,910


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  34. 34
    + 3,135
    - 1,768


    Golden State Warriors

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  35. 35
    + 3,515
    - 2,480


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  36. 36
    + 2,224
    - 1,491


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  37. 37
    + 4,335
    - 2,861

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  38. 38
    + 3,268
    - 2,583


    Boston Celtics

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  39. 39
    + 3,826
    - 2,956


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  40. 40
    + 3,118
    - 2,083


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  41. 41
    + 3,046
    - 2,312


    Boston Celtics

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  42. 42
    + 2,807
    - 2,152


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  43. 43
    + 2,760
    - 2,128


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  44. 44
    + 2,598
    - 1,943


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  45. 45
    + 3,612
    - 2,529


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,462
    - 2,725


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 3,390
    - 2,796


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  48. 48
    + 2,201
    - 2,023

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

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  49. 49
    + 1,318
    - 808

    ranked low on reranks & added by kaylive
    Oklahoma City Thunder

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  50. 50
    + 1,484
    - 1,059


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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