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
    + 30,045
    - 5,465

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

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  2. 2
    + 16,472
    - 7,950


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 14,178
    - 6,655


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  4. 4
    + 14,181
    - 7,050


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  5. 5
    + 15,850
    - 7,832


    Boston Celtics

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  6. 6
    + 18,221
    - 10,866

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 12,250
    - 5,987


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 11,875
    - 6,023


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,356
    - 5,517


    San Antonio Spurs

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  10. 10
    + 10,467
    - 5,129


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  11. 11
    + 9,145
    - 5,001


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  12. 12
    + 9,212
    - 5,063


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  13. 13
    + 15,319
    - 10,173


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 6,916
    - 4,312


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,106
    - 4,667


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  16. 16
    + 6,993
    - 4,164


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  17. 17
    + 6,832
    - 3,947


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 7,225
    - 4,618


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  19. 19
    + 6,006
    - 3,358


    San Antonio Spurs

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  20. 20
    + 5,530
    - 3,597


    Detroit Pistons

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  21. 21
    + 4,838
    - 2,985


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  22. 22
    + 6,684
    - 3,863


    Dallas Mavericks

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  23. 23
    + 7,162
    - 4,253


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  24. 24
    + 6,185
    - 4,105

    added by zach2003ludwig
    Miami Heat

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  25. 25
    + 5,358
    - 3,728


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 6,079
    - 3,407


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  27. 27
    + 4,631
    - 2,631


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  28. 28
    + 5,687
    - 3,779


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  29. 29
    + 4,767
    - 3,004


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  30. 30
    + 4,418
    - 2,642


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  31. 31
    + 4,857
    - 2,842


    Indiana Pacers

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  32. 32
    + 3,859
    - 2,641


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  33. 33
    + 4,114
    - 2,794


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  34. 34
    + 2,816
    - 1,481


    Golden State Warriors

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  35. 35
    + 3,401
    - 2,355


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  36. 36
    + 3,158
    - 2,487


    Boston Celtics

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  37. 37
    + 4,152
    - 2,763

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  38. 38
    + 2,054
    - 1,369


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  39. 39
    + 3,686
    - 2,872


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  40. 40
    + 2,941
    - 2,224


    Boston Celtics

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  41. 41
    + 2,977
    - 2,019


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  42. 42
    + 2,716
    - 2,070


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  43. 43
    + 2,662
    - 2,047


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  44. 44
    + 2,478
    - 1,876


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  45. 45
    + 3,441
    - 2,436


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,345
    - 2,639


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 3,257
    - 2,699


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  48. 48
    + 2,117
    - 1,938

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

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  49. 49
    + 1,972
    - 1,458


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  50. 50
    + 1,341
    - 983


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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