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 17755
    Down 3467

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Michael Jordan

    1963 More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 4508
    1959 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 9284
    Down 4347
    1956 More
    91
  4. 4
    Up 8067
    Down 3996
    1947 More
    91
  5. 5
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    Down 4336
    1936 More
    90
  6. 6
    Up 7019
    Down 3613
    1934 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 11178
    Down 6496
    1978 More
    86
  8. 8
    Up 5829
    Down 2989
    1963 More
    85
  9. 9
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    Down 3607
    1972 More
    84
  10. 10
    Up 5296
    Down 3072
    1938 More
    83
  11. 11
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    Down 3005
    1950 More
    83
  12. 12
    Up 6065
    Down 3298
    1976 More
    82
  13. 13
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    Down 6278
    1984 More
    77
  14. 14
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    Down 2552
    1938 More
    76
  15. 15
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    Down 2716
    1963 More
    76
  16. 16
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    1963 More
    75
  17. 17
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    1962 More
    75
  18. 18
    Up 3441
    Down 2005
    1965 More
    73
  19. 19
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    1965 More
    73
  20. 20
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    1955 More
    72
  21. 21
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    Down 2094
    1961 More
    70
  22. 22
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    1962 More
    69
  23. 23
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    1934 More
    68
  24. 24
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    Down 2448
    1976 More
    68
  25. 25
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    Down 2785
    1975 More
    68
  26. 26
    Up 3745
    Down 2377
    1978 More
    68
  27. 27
    Up 2568
    Down 1645
    1962 More
    68
  28. 28
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    Down 1654
    1965 More
    68
  29. 29
    Up 2551
    Down 1597
    1960 More
    67
  30. 30
    Up 3049
    Down 2190
    1974 More
    67
  31. 31
    Up 2466
    Down 1705
    1947 More
    66
  32. 32
    Up 2979
    Down 1646

    ranked low on reranks
    Kevin Durant

    1988 More
    66
  33. 33
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    Down 2553
    1982 More
    64
  34. 34
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    Down 1496
    1940 More
    63
  35. 35
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    Down 1327
    1961 More
    63
  36. 36
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    Down 1755
    1973 More
    63
  37. 37
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    Down 1640
    1975 More
    62
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  38. 38
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    Down 1216
    1928 More
    62
  39. 39
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    Down 1185
    1952 More
    61
  40. 40
    Up 1580
    Down 1324
    1957 More
    61
  41. 41
    Up 1370
    Down 1099
    1945 More
    59
  42. 42
    Up 1571
    Down 1260
    1968 More
    59
  43. 43
    Up 1901
    Down 1611
    1977 More
    58
  44. 44
    Up 1790
    Down 1341
    1985 More
    58
  45. 45
    Up 1880
    Down 1636
    1961 More
    57
  46. 46
    Up 1083
    Down 1058
    1944 More
    56
  47. 47
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    Down 1237
    1953 More
    56
  48. 48
    Up 1004
    Down 979
    1924 More
    55
  49. 49
    Up 1040
    Down 1129

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bob Pettit

    1932 More
    55
  50. 50
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    Down 361

    ranked low on reranks
    Tony Parker

    1982 More
    53
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