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The Top Current NBA Players

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List Criteria: Only players currently competing in the NBA.

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This list of the best basketball players in the NBA today ranks all of the league's current standout top players and NBA stars. It's common to see lists of the greatest basketball players of all time, but considerably more difficult to consider athletes' relative strengths while their careers are still ongoing. Looking back on the career of a Michael Jordan or Magic Johnson once it's complete, there are many factors to consider - number of championships, overall contribution to great teams, even just looking at the statistics. But who can say while a player is still competing whether their peak years are in front of them or behind? And harder still to compare their merits in comparison to other players who may be injured, have overall less experience playing professionally or are just going through a slump.

This list attempts to sort through all the NBA's current all stars to find the most talented, and the players who are the most essential to have on a winning team to truly determine who is the best player in the NBA today. LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, two of the most iconic and celebrated players to ever compete, dominated in the early rankings, but a number of other challengers for the title - such as Chicago Bulls phenom Derrick Rose and the legendary Carmelo Anthony - have become favorites as well.

More than just the top 10 NBA players right now, this list has all the league's currently greatest athletes. Vote up your own favorite basketball stars, and if your favorite player isn't represented, make your own list and add them to the rankings.


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    Point guard, Shooting guard

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    + 6427
    - 3207

    most listed
    Small forward

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  3. 3
    + 7844
    - 3810

    the people's #1
    Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

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  4. 4
    + 4793
    - 1920


    Point guard

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  5. 5
    + 3624
    - 2285

    Ranked High on Reranks
    Point guard

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  6. 6
    + 3209
    - 1267


    Power forward, Center

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  7. 7
    + 3787
    - 1864


    Shooting guard

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  8. 8
    + 3090
    - 2329


    Point guard, Shooting guard

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  9. 9
    + 3647
    - 3359

    voting closed at #9
    Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

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  10. 10
    + 3472
    - 1568

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  11. 11
    + 2863
    - 1899

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Power forward

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  12. 12
    + 2548
    - 1712

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Power forward, Center

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  13. 13
    + 2260
    - 930

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  14. 14
    + 1872
    - 779

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  15. 15
    + 1538
    - 972

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Center

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  16. 16
    + 2214
    - 969


    Point guard

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  17. 17
    + 1626
    - 553


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  18. 18
    + 2459
    - 1965

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Small forward, Forward

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  19. 19
    + 1738
    - 643

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  20. 20
    + 2513
    - 1802

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Point guard

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    + 1141
    - 421


    Small forward

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  22. 22
    + 852
    - 292

    ranked low on reranks

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  23. 23
    + 1749
    - 1617

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Power forward, Center

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    + 950
    - 580


    Point guard

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  25. 25
    + 1916
    - 1597


    Power forward, Center

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  26. 26
    + 1711
    - 1212


    Power forward

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  27. 27
    + 802
    - 576

    added by surag

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    + 1475
    - 824


    Power forward, Center

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  29. 29
    + 871
    - 543


    Shooting guard

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  30. 30
    + 1498
    - 1213


    Point guard

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  31. 31
    + 1209
    - 805


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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    + 645
    - 410


    Power forward, Center

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  33. 33
    + 682
    - 674

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  34. 34
    + 876
    - 434

    ranked low on reranks & added by poroporo20
    Center

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  35. 35
    + 1236
    - 918


    Power forward

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  36. 36
    + 1109
    - 796


    Power forward, Center

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    + 1082
    - 831


    Power forward, Center

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  38. 38
    + 587
    - 336


    Point guard

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  39. 39
    + 1208
    - 1385

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Point guard

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  40. 40
    + 384
    - 304

    added by RichMoyleJr.
    Center

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    + 834
    - 726


    Power forward, Center

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  42. 42
    + 976
    - 916


    Small forward

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  43. 43
    + 364
    - 239


    Small forward, Point forward

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  44. 44
    + 531
    - 473


    Power forward

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  45. 45
    + 522
    - 494


    Small forward, Power forward, Center

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  46. 46
    + 478
    - 387


    Shooting guard

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  47. 47
    + 468
    - 365


    Point guard

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  48. 48
    + 662
    - 712


    Power forward, Center

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  49. 49
    + 536
    - 343

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  50. 50
    + 781
    - 849


    Shooting guard

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