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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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  1. 1
    + 9,758
    - 3,322


    Point guard, Shooting guard

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  2. 2
    + 7,434
    - 3,759

    most listed
    Small forward

    ;
  3. 3
    + 9,301
    - 4,291

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

    ;
  4. 4
    + 5,712
    - 2,222


    Point guard

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  5. 5
    + 4,219
    - 2,712

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

    ;
  6. 6
    + 3,618
    - 1,516


    Power forward, Center

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  7. 7
    + 3,563
    - 2,592

    often listed
    Point guard, Shooting guard

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  8. 8
    + 4,162
    - 2,195


    Shooting guard

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  9. 9
    + 4,003
    - 1,749

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

    ;
  10. 10
    + 3,647
    - 3,359

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

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  11. 11
    + 3,106
    - 2,188

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward

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  12. 12
    + 2,633
    - 1,075


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  13. 13
    + 2,061
    - 673


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  14. 14
    + 2,244
    - 925

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

    ;
  15. 15
    + 2,810
    - 1,977

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

    ;
  16. 16
    + 1,756
    - 1,135

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Center

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  17. 17
    + 2,430
    - 1,120

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  18. 18
    + 2,677
    - 2,136

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Small forward, Forward

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  19. 19
    + 2,101
    - 762

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  20. 20
    + 1,372
    - 534

    ranked low on reranks
    Small forward

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  21. 21
    + 2,697
    - 1,992


    Point guard

    ;
  22. 22
    + 1,124
    - 427

    ranked low on reranks

    ;
  23. 23
    + 1,180
    - 679


    Point guard

    ;
  24. 24
    + 2,106
    - 1,759

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

    ;
  25. 25
    + 1,644
    - 914


    Power forward, Center

    ;
  26. 26
    + 1,878
    - 1,795

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

    ;
  27. 27
    + 1,052
    - 618


    Shooting guard

    ;
  28. 28
    + 1,863
    - 1,326


    Power forward

    ;
  29. 29
    + 921
    - 691

    added by surag

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  30. 30
    + 1,621
    - 1,340


    Point guard

    ;
  31. 31
    + 775
    - 500


    Power forward, Center

    ;
  32. 32
    + 1,359
    - 900


    Shooting guard, Small forward

    ;
  33. 33
    + 1,377
    - 1,012


    Power forward

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  34. 34
    + 996
    - 522

    ranked low on reranks & added by poroporo20
    Center

    ;
  35. 35
    + 789
    - 816

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

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  36. 36
    + 744
    - 388


    Point guard

    ;
  37. 37
    + 1,197
    - 894


    Power forward, Center

    ;
  38. 38
    + 1,170
    - 913


    Power forward, Center

    ;
  39. 39
    + 1,303
    - 1,473

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

    ;
  40. 40
    + 495
    - 380

    added by RichMoyleJr.
    Center

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  41. 41
    + 933
    - 806


    Power forward, Center

    ;
  42. 42
    + 1,048
    - 1,022


    Small forward

    ;
  43. 43
    + 470
    - 314


    Small forward, Point forward

    ;
  44. 44
    + 503
    - 392


    Point guard

    ;
  45. 45
    + 616
    - 541


    Power forward

    ;
  46. 46
    + 601
    - 558


    Small forward, Power forward, Center

    ;
  47. 47
    + 728
    - 779


    Power forward, Center

    ;
  48. 48
    + 638
    - 420

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

    ;
  49. 49
    + 536
    - 460


    Shooting guard

    ;
  50. 50
    + 522
    - 436


    Point guard

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