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 17777
    Down 3476

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Michael Jordan

    1963 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 9781
    Down 4514
    1959 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 9293
    Down 4356
    1956 More
    91
  4. 4
    Up 8077
    Down 4003
    1947 More
    91
  5. 5
    Up 8375
    Down 4345
    1936 More
    90
  6. 6
    Up 7027
    Down 3621
    1934 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 11196
    Down 6501
    1978 More
    86
  8. 8
    Up 5835
    Down 2995
    1963 More
    85
  9. 9
    Up 6541
    Down 3610
    1972 More
    84
  10. 10
    Up 5303
    Down 3078
    1938 More
    83
  11. 11
    Up 5457
    Down 3014
    1950 More
    83
  12. 12
    Up 6075
    Down 3306
    1976 More
    82
  13. 13
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    Down 6290
    1984 More
    77
  14. 14
    Up 4091
    Down 2557
    1938 More
    76
  15. 15
    Up 4061
    Down 2720
    1963 More
    76
  16. 16
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    Down 2727
    1963 More
    75
  17. 17
    Up 3949
    Down 2461
    1962 More
    75
  18. 18
    Up 3446
    Down 2007
    1965 More
    73
  19. 19
    Up 4260
    Down 2749
    1965 More
    73
  20. 20
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    Down 1700
    1955 More
    72
  21. 21
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    Down 2095
    1961 More
    70
  22. 22
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    Down 1799
    1962 More
    69
  23. 23
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    Down 1536
    1934 More
    68
  24. 24
    Up 3380
    Down 2453
    1976 More
    68
  25. 25
    Up 3985
    Down 2789
    1975 More
    68
  26. 26
    Up 3753
    Down 2380
    1978 More
    68
  27. 27
    Up 2574
    Down 1645
    1962 More
    68
  28. 28
    Up 2808
    Down 1655
    1965 More
    68
  29. 29
    Up 2554
    Down 1599
    1960 More
    67
  30. 30
    Up 3056
    Down 2191
    1974 More
    67
  31. 31
    Up 2470
    Down 1706
    1947 More
    66
  32. 32
    Up 2988
    Down 1647

    ranked low on reranks
    Kevin Durant

    1988 More
    66
  33. 33
    Up 3494
    Down 2557
    1982 More
    64
  34. 34
    Up 1875
    Down 1498
    1940 More
    63
  35. 35
    Up 1927
    Down 1328
    1961 More
    63
  36. 36
    Up 2241
    Down 1757
    1973 More
    63
  37. 37
    Up 2343
    Down 1640
    1975 More
    62
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  38. 38
    Up 1549
    Down 1217
    1928 More
    62
  39. 39
    Up 1506
    Down 1186
    1952 More
    61
  40. 40
    Up 1582
    Down 1325
    1957 More
    61
  41. 41
    Up 1371
    Down 1100
    1945 More
    59
  42. 42
    Up 1574
    Down 1260
    1968 More
    59
  43. 43
    Up 1905
    Down 1612
    1977 More
    58
  44. 44
    Up 1796
    Down 1342
    1985 More
    58
  45. 45
    Up 1882
    Down 1639
    1961 More
    57
  46. 46
    Up 1084
    Down 1060
    1944 More
    56
  47. 47
    Up 1297
    Down 1239
    1953 More
    56
  48. 48
    Up 1008
    Down 980
    1924 More
    55
  49. 49
    Up 1042
    Down 1131

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bob Pettit

    1932 More
    55
  50. 50
    Up 532
    Down 362

    ranked low on reranks
    Tony Parker

    1982 More
    53
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