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The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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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 Criteria: Best pro basketball players to ever compete in the NBA

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  1. 1
    Up 16196
    Down 3170

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Michael Jordan

    1963 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 8917
    Down 4029
    1959 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 8363
    Down 3932

    ranked low on reranks
    Larry Bird

    1956 More
    91
  4. 4
    Up 7326
    Down 3583
    1947 More
    91
  5. 5
    Up 7644
    Down 3913
    1936 More
    91
  6. 6
    Up 6343
    Down 3265
    1934 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 10376
    Down 5847

    often listed
    Kobe Bryant

    1978 More
    87
  8. 8
    Up 5199
    Down 2716
    1963 More
    85
  9. 9
    Up 5884
    Down 3259
    1972 More
    85
  10. 10
    Up 4771
    Down 2793

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Oscar Robertson

    1938 More
    84
  11. 11
    Up 4872
    Down 2724
    1950 More
    83
  12. 12
    Up 5209
    Down 3024
    1976 More
    82
  13. 13
    Up 7609
    Down 5620

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Lebron James

    1984 More
    78
  14. 14
    Up 3648
    Down 2326
    1938 More
    77
  15. 15
    Up 3601
    Down 2476

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Karl Malone

    1963 More
    76
  16. 16
    Up 3642
    Down 2524

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Charles Barkley

    1963 More
    75
  17. 17
    Up 3491
    Down 2268

    ranked low on reranks
    John Stockton

    1962 More
    75
  18. 18
    Up 3803
    Down 2500
    1965 More
    73
  19. 19
    Up 3005
    Down 1842

    ranked low on reranks
    David Robinson

    1965 More
    73
  20. 20
    Up 2308
    Down 1533
    1955 More
    73
  21. 21
    Up 2555
    Down 1905

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Isiah Thomas

    1961 More
    71
  22. 22
    Up 3078
    Down 2170

    often listed
    Kevin Garnett

    1976 More
    70
  23. 23
    Up 2458
    Down 1590

    ranked low on reranks
    Patrick Ewing

    1962 More
    70
  24. 24
    Up 1953
    Down 1337

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Elgin Baylor

    1934 More
    70
  25. 25
    Up 3571
    Down 2528

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Allen Iverson

    1975 More
    70
  26. 26
    Up 2282
    Down 1483

    ranked high on reranks &ranked low on reranks
    Clyde Drexler

    1962 More
    69
  27. 27
    Up 3338
    Down 2179

    ranked low on reranks
    Dirk Nowitzki

    1978 More
    69
  28. 28
    Up 2483
    Down 1482

    ranked low on reranks
    Reggie Miller

    1965 More
    69
  29. 29
    Up 2227
    Down 1444
    1960 More
    68
  30. 30
    Up 2708
    Down 1998

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Steve Nash

    1974 More
    68
  31. 31
    Up 2191
    Down 1529
    1947 More
    68
  32. 32
    Up 2574
    Down 1451

    ranked low on reranks
    Kevin Durant

    1988 More
    66
  33. 33
    Up 3162
    Down 2290

    often listed
    Dwyane Wade

    1982 More
    66
  34. 34
    Up 2027
    Down 1568

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Jason Kidd

    1973 More
    65
  35. 35
    Up 1656
    Down 1360

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    John Havlicek

    1940 More
    65
  36. 36
    Up 1680
    Down 1173
    1961 More
    65
  37. 37
    Up 2061
    Down 1434

    ranked low on reranks
    Ray Allen

    1975 More
    63
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  38. 38
    Up 1353
    Down 1093
    1928 More
    63
  39. 39
    Up 1282
    Down 1045
    1952 More
    62
  40. 40
    Up 1345
    Down 1201

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Kevin McHale

    1957 More
    61
  41. 41
    Up 1185
    Down 976

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Walt Frazier

    1945 More
    61
  42. 42
    Up 1382
    Down 1120

    ranked low on reranks
    Gary Payton

    1968 More
    60
  43. 43
    Up 1697
    Down 1430
    1977 More
    60
  44. 44
    Up 1555
    Down 1165

    ranked low on reranks
    Chris Paul

    1985 More
    59
  45. 45
    Up 1678
    Down 1471
    1961 More
    58
  46. 46
    Up 912
    Down 910

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Rick Barry

    1944 More
    57
  47. 47
    Up 1135
    Down 1103
    1953 More
    57
  48. 48
    Up 852
    Down 843

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    George Mikan

    1924 More
    57
  49. 49
    Up 886
    Down 988

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bob Pettit

    1932 More
    56
  50. 50
    Up 1831
    Down 1547

    ranked low on reranks
    Derrick Rose

    1988 More
    56
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