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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
    + 6897
    - 3445

    most listed
    Small forward

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  3. 3
    + 8446
    - 4022

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

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  4. 4
    + 5248
    - 2046


    Point guard

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  5. 5
    + 3923
    - 2478

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

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  6. 6
    + 3406
    - 1386


    Power forward, Center

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  7. 7
    + 3323
    - 2434

    often listed
    Point guard, Shooting guard

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  8. 8
    + 3970
    - 2018


    Shooting guard

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  9. 9
    + 3705
    - 1651

    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
    + 2975
    - 2030

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward

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  12. 12
    + 2441
    - 995

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  13. 13
    + 2671
    - 1844

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

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  14. 14
    + 2055
    - 845

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  15. 15
    + 1844
    - 599


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  16. 16
    + 1641
    - 1054

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Center

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  17. 17
    + 2325
    - 1038

    ranked low on reranks
    Point guard

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  18. 18
    + 2564
    - 2042

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Small forward, Forward

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  19. 19
    + 1886
    - 703

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  20. 20
    + 2604
    - 1888

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

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  21. 21
    + 1258
    - 466

    ranked low on reranks
    Small forward

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  22. 22
    + 1066
    - 616


    Point guard

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  23. 23
    + 971
    - 356

    ranked low on reranks

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  24. 24
    + 2014
    - 1654


    Power forward, Center

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  25. 25
    + 1816
    - 1689

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

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  26. 26
    + 1556
    - 867


    Power forward, Center

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  27. 27
    + 1786
    - 1264


    Power forward

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  28. 28
    + 860
    - 629

    added by surag

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  29. 29
    + 960
    - 571


    Shooting guard

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  30. 30
    + 1555
    - 1271


    Point guard

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  31. 31
    + 706
    - 444


    Power forward, Center

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  32. 32
    + 1310
    - 953


    Power forward

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  33. 33
    + 1270
    - 844


    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  34. 34
    + 740
    - 735

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

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  35. 35
    + 932
    - 470

    ranked low on reranks & added by poroporo20
    Center

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  36. 36
    + 1153
    - 835


    Power forward, Center

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  37. 37
    + 674
    - 352


    Point guard

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  38. 38
    + 1125
    - 866


    Power forward, Center

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  39. 39
    + 1261
    - 1418

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Point guard

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  40. 40
    + 437
    - 337

    added by RichMoyleJr.
    Center

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  41. 41
    + 885
    - 758


    Power forward, Center

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  42. 42
    + 1012
    - 963


    Small forward

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  43. 43
    + 418
    - 272


    Small forward, Point forward

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  44. 44
    + 459
    - 352


    Point guard

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  45. 45
    + 576
    - 498


    Power forward

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  46. 46
    + 562
    - 523


    Small forward, Power forward, Center

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  47. 47
    + 699
    - 742


    Power forward, Center

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  48. 48
    + 591
    - 373

    ranked low on reranks
    Shooting guard

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  49. 49
    + 505
    - 421


    Shooting guard

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  50. 50
    + 494
    - 400


    Point guard

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