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 18058
    Down 3532

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Michael Jordan

    1963 More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 4598
    1959 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 9448
    Down 4445
    1956 More
    91
  4. 4
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    Down 4072
    1947 More
    91
  5. 5
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    Down 4422
    1936 More
    90
  6. 6
    Up 7158
    Down 3679
    1934 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 11373
    Down 6608
    1978 More
    86
  8. 8
    Up 5961
    Down 3048
    1963 More
    85
  9. 9
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    Down 3677
    1972 More
    85
  10. 10
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    Down 3120
    1938 More
    83
  11. 11
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    Down 3073
    1950 More
    83
  12. 12
    Up 6235
    Down 3357
    1976 More
    83
  13. 13
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    Down 6405

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Lebron James

    1984 More
    77
  14. 14
    Up 4180
    Down 2599
    1938 More
    77
  15. 15
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    1963 More
    76
  16. 16
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    1963 More
    76
  17. 17
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    1962 More
    75
  18. 18
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    1965 More
    73
  19. 19
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    1965 More
    73
  20. 20
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    Down 1740
    1955 More
    72
  21. 21
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    1961 More
    71
  22. 22
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    Down 2500
    1976 More
    69
  23. 23
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    Down 1846
    1962 More
    69
  24. 24
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    Down 1571
    1934 More
    69
  25. 25
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    Down 2833
    1975 More
    69
  26. 26
    Up 3834
    Down 2417
    1978 More
    68
  27. 27
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    Down 1689
    1965 More
    68
  28. 28
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    Down 1677
    1962 More
    68
  29. 29
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    Down 1638
    1960 More
    68
  30. 30
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    Down 2227
    1974 More
    67
  31. 31
    Up 2523
    Down 1743
    1947 More
    67
  32. 32
    Up 3074
    Down 1685

    ranked low on reranks
    Kevin Durant

    1988 More
    66
  33. 33
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    Down 2600
    1982 More
    64
  34. 34
    Up 1920
    Down 1530
    1940 More
    64
  35. 35
    Up 1976
    Down 1359
    1961 More
    64
  36. 36
    Up 2296
    Down 1785
    1973 More
    64
  37. 37
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    Down 1243
    1928 More
    62
  38. 38
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    Down 1672
    1975 More
    62
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  39. 39
    Up 1539
    Down 1216
    1952 More
    61
  40. 40
    Up 1629
    Down 1344
    1957 More
    61
  41. 41
    Up 1405
    Down 1127
    1945 More
    60
  42. 42
    Up 1617
    Down 1290
    1968 More
    60
  43. 43
    Up 1955
    Down 1643
    1977 More
    58
  44. 44
    Up 1843
    Down 1380
    1985 More
    58
  45. 45
    Up 1927
    Down 1673
    1961 More
    57
  46. 46
    Up 1115
    Down 1092
    1944 More
    56
  47. 47
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    Down 1267
    1953 More
    56
  48. 48
    Up 1037
    Down 1010
    1924 More
    56
  49. 49
    Up 1064
    Down 1163

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bob Pettit

    1932 More
    55
  50. 50
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    Down 398

    ranked low on reranks
    Tony Parker

    1982 More
    54
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