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. 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
    + 31,577
    - 5,829

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

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  2. 2
    + 17,194
    - 8,717


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  3. 3
    + 14,966
    - 7,679


    Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors

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  4. 4
    + 15,048
    - 7,196


    Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

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  5. 5
    + 16,683
    - 8,584


    Boston Celtics

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  6. 6
    + 19,255
    - 11,764

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Los Angeles Lakers

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  7. 7
    + 12,955
    - 6,536


    Boston Celtics

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  8. 8
    + 12,643
    - 6,621


    Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers

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  9. 9
    + 11,140
    - 5,634


    Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors

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  10. 10
    + 12,092
    - 6,134


    San Antonio Spurs

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  11. 11
    + 9,869
    - 5,533


    Philadelphia 76ers, New York Nets

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  12. 12
    + 9,626
    - 5,526


    Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  13. 13
    + 16,776
    - 10,681


    Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat

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  14. 14
    + 7,396
    - 4,483


    Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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  15. 15
    + 7,255
    - 4,670


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  16. 16
    + 7,446
    - 5,047


    Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets

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  17. 17
    + 7,212
    - 4,216


    Utah Jazz

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  18. 18
    + 6,349
    - 3,616


    San Antonio Spurs

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  19. 19
    + 7,567
    - 4,961


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

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  20. 20
    + 5,956
    - 3,846


    Detroit Pistons

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  21. 21
    + 5,188
    - 3,208


    Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers

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  22. 22
    + 7,756
    - 4,461


    Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies

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  23. 23
    + 7,079
    - 4,210


    Dallas Mavericks

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  24. 24
    + 6,619
    - 4,403

    added by zach2003ludwig
    Miami Heat

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  25. 25
    + 5,726
    - 3,975


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns

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  26. 26
    + 4,709
    - 2,807


    Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets

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  27. 27
    + 6,448
    - 3,787


    Seattle Supersonics, Oklahoma City Thunder

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  28. 28
    + 4,916
    - 2,809


    Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic

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  29. 29
    + 4,148
    - 2,803


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  30. 30
    + 6,056
    - 3,967


    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

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  31. 31
    + 5,057
    - 3,181


    Orlando Magic, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

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  32. 32
    + 5,126
    - 3,048


    Indiana Pacers

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  33. 33
    + 4,402
    - 2,974


    Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics

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  34. 34
    + 3,581
    - 2,537


    Los Angeles Lakers

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  35. 35
    + 3,301
    - 1,916


    Golden State Warriors

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  36. 36
    + 3,213
    - 2,123


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics

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  37. 37
    + 3,332
    - 2,631


    Boston Celtics

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  38. 38
    + 3,912
    - 3,005


    Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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  39. 39
    + 4,416
    - 2,937

    added by bulls
    Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

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  40. 40
    + 2,298
    - 1,578


    Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors

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  41. 41
    + 3,119
    - 2,357


    Boston Celtics

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  42. 42
    + 2,842
    - 2,177


    Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

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  43. 43
    + 2,877
    - 2,191


    Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics

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  44. 44
    + 2,689
    - 1,984


    Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks

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  45. 45
    + 3,696
    - 2,583


    New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers

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  46. 46
    + 3,521
    - 2,780


    Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn Nets

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  47. 47
    + 3,459
    - 2,847


    Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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  48. 48
    + 1,448
    - 865

    ranked low on reranks & added by kaylive
    Oklahoma City Thunder

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  49. 49
    + 2,253
    - 2,062


    New York Nets, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors

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  50. 50
    + 1,546
    - 1,114


    Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

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