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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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    + 6402
    - 3180

    most listed
    Small forward

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  3. 3
    + 7795
    - 3789

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

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  4. 4
    + 4767
    - 1907


    Point guard

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  5. 5
    + 3605
    - 2267

    Ranked High on Reranks
    Point guard

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  6. 6
    + 3192
    - 1257


    Power forward, Center

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  7. 7
    + 3772
    - 1850


    Shooting guard

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  8. 8
    + 3072
    - 2322


    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
    + 3458
    - 1561

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  11. 11
    + 2853
    - 1894

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Power forward

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  12. 12
    + 2536
    - 1705

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Power forward, Center

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  13. 13
    + 2246
    - 925

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  14. 14
    + 1860
    - 773

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  15. 15
    + 1528
    - 967

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Center

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  16. 16
    + 2204
    - 965


    Point guard

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  17. 17
    + 1605
    - 551


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  18. 18
    + 2451
    - 1960

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Small forward, Forward

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  19. 19
    + 1725
    - 640

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  20. 20
    + 2506
    - 1796

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Point guard

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  21. 21
    + 1130
    - 420

    ranked low on reranks
    Small forward

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  22. 22
    + 1744
    - 1607

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Power forward, Center

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    + 839
    - 289

    ranked low on reranks

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  24. 24
    + 1909
    - 1593

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Power forward, Center

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    + 940
    - 580


    Point guard

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    + 1705
    - 1209


    Power forward

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    + 795
    - 574

    added by surag

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  28. 28
    + 1468
    - 821


    Power forward, Center

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  29. 29
    + 864
    - 542


    Shooting guard

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  30. 30
    + 1493
    - 1208


    Point guard

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  31. 31
    + 1201
    - 802


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  32. 32
    + 641
    - 406


    Power forward, Center

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  33. 33
    + 678
    - 670

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

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  34. 34
    + 869
    - 433

    ranked low on reranks & added by poroporo20
    Center

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  35. 35
    + 1229
    - 916


    Power forward

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  36. 36
    + 1106
    - 791


    Power forward, Center

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    + 1077
    - 826


    Power forward, Center

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  38. 38
    + 576
    - 336


    Point guard

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  39. 39
    + 1204
    - 1380

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Point guard

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  40. 40
    + 379
    - 302

    added by RichMoyleJr.
    Center

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  41. 41
    + 831
    - 721


    Power forward, Center

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  42. 42
    + 972
    - 913


    Small forward

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  43. 43
    + 357
    - 237


    Small forward, Point forward

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  44. 44
    + 528
    - 468


    Power forward

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  45. 45
    + 476
    - 382


    Shooting guard

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  46. 46
    + 518
    - 492


    Small forward, Power forward, Center

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  47. 47
    + 660
    - 707


    Power forward, Center

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  48. 48
    + 463
    - 362


    Point guard

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  49. 49
    + 532
    - 337

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  50. 50
    + 777
    - 845


    Shooting guard

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