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
    + 30,572
    - 5,572

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

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  2. 2
    + 16,722
    - 8,162


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 14,459
    - 6,818


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  4. 4
    + 14,439
    - 7,203


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  5. 5
    + 16,136
    - 8,008


    Boston Celtics

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  6. 6
    + 18,548
    - 11,098

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 12,494
    - 6,104


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 12,116
    - 6,173


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,607
    - 5,649


    San Antonio Spurs

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  10. 10
    + 10,678
    - 5,232


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  11. 11
    + 9,305
    - 5,123


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  12. 12
    + 9,363
    - 5,216


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  13. 13
    + 15,758
    - 10,335


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 7,031
    - 4,422


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,122
    - 4,252


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  16. 16
    + 7,228
    - 4,787


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  17. 17
    + 6,959
    - 4,016


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 6,130
    - 3,424


    San Antonio Spurs

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  19. 19
    + 7,351
    - 4,708


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  20. 20
    + 5,673
    - 3,665


    Detroit Pistons

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  21. 21
    + 4,933
    - 3,059


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  22. 22
    + 6,812
    - 3,962


    Dallas Mavericks

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  23. 23
    + 7,340
    - 4,316


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  24. 24
    + 6,333
    - 4,181

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    Miami Heat

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  25. 25
    + 5,477
    - 3,792


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 6,203
    - 3,514


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  27. 27
    + 4,721
    - 2,672


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  28. 28
    + 5,800
    - 3,831


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  29. 29
    + 4,864
    - 3,052


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  30. 30
    + 4,509
    - 2,685


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  31. 31
    + 4,958
    - 2,890


    Indiana Pacers

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  32. 32
    + 3,936
    - 2,690


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  33. 33
    + 4,195
    - 2,847


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  34. 34
    + 2,965
    - 1,630


    Golden State Warriors

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  35. 35
    + 3,454
    - 2,416


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  36. 36
    + 3,212
    - 2,532


    Boston Celtics

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  37. 37
    + 4,239
    - 2,808

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  38. 38
    + 2,137
    - 1,423


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  39. 39
    + 3,754
    - 2,910


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  40. 40
    + 2,997
    - 2,263


    Boston Celtics

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  41. 41
    + 3,038
    - 2,050


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  42. 42
    + 2,763
    - 2,106


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  43. 43
    + 2,710
    - 2,088


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  44. 44
    + 2,532
    - 1,909


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  45. 45
    + 3,511
    - 2,483


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,398
    - 2,679


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 3,324
    - 2,738


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  48. 48
    + 2,161
    - 1,969

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

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  49. 49
    + 2,024
    - 1,513


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  50. 50
    + 1,408
    - 1,015


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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