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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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  2. 2
    + 6856
    - 3420

    most listed
    Small forward

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  3. 3
    + 8379
    - 4006

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

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  4. 4
    + 5208
    - 2033


    Point guard

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  5. 5
    + 3898
    - 2459

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

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  6. 6
    + 3393
    - 1375


    Power forward, Center

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  7. 7
    + 3307
    - 2426

    often listed
    Point guard, Shooting guard

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  8. 8
    + 3954
    - 2011


    Shooting guard

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  9. 9
    + 3685
    - 1646

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  10. 10
    + 3647
    - 3359

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

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  11. 11
    + 2965
    - 2020

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward

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  12. 12
    + 2426
    - 989

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  13. 13
    + 2662
    - 1831

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

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  14. 14
    + 2040
    - 838

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  15. 15
    + 1829
    - 594


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  16. 16
    + 1629
    - 1051

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Center

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  17. 17
    + 2315
    - 1034

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  18. 18
    + 2555
    - 2035

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Small forward, Forward

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  19. 19
    + 1873
    - 698

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  20. 20
    + 2596
    - 1882

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

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  21. 21
    + 1247
    - 465

    ranked low on reranks
    Small forward

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  22. 22
    + 1057
    - 614


    Point guard

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  23. 23
    + 963
    - 348

    ranked low on reranks

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  24. 24
    + 2004
    - 1651


    Power forward, Center

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  25. 25
    + 1810
    - 1682

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

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  26. 26
    + 1547
    - 864


    Power forward, Center

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  27. 27
    + 1782
    - 1260


    Power forward

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  28. 28
    + 855
    - 626

    added by surag

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  29. 29
    + 950
    - 570


    Shooting guard

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  30. 30
    + 1547
    - 1268


    Point guard

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  31. 31
    + 698
    - 443


    Power forward, Center

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  32. 32
    + 1305
    - 949


    Power forward

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  33. 33
    + 1266
    - 842


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  34. 34
    + 734
    - 729

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  35. 35
    + 927
    - 466

    ranked low on reranks & added by poroporo20
    Center

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  36. 36
    + 1149
    - 831


    Power forward, Center

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  37. 37
    + 664
    - 351


    Point guard

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  38. 38
    + 1120
    - 864


    Power forward, Center

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  39. 39
    + 1255
    - 1416

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

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  40. 40
    + 430
    - 335

    added by RichMoyleJr.
    Center

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  41. 41
    + 879
    - 755


    Power forward, Center

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  42. 42
    + 1009
    - 958


    Small forward

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  43. 43
    + 408
    - 270


    Small forward, Point forward

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  44. 44
    + 573
    - 495


    Power forward

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  45. 45
    + 451
    - 350


    Point guard

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  46. 46
    + 558
    - 521


    Small forward, Power forward, Center

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  47. 47
    + 693
    - 739


    Power forward, Center

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  48. 48
    + 583
    - 372

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  49. 49
    + 502
    - 417


    Shooting guard

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  50. 50
    + 492
    - 396


    Point guard

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