The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time Basketball Players

The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

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List Criteria: Best basketball players to ever compete in the NBA.

I have studied statistics + player roles, and I include speed, team play, and a measure of offensive rating + defensive rating combined....along with every measure I can think of other than popularity bias to give these player's an all around rating....It is difficult to get the ratings perfect as Team roles affect perception of player's - however, Statistics help, the eye test helps, and having seen some play in more than one role helps, and noticing where, and how many places a player can shoot on the court (or lack of) helps...
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    #1 on the original list
    Shooting guard, Small forward

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  2. 2
    Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #2 on the original list
    Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

  3. 3
    Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #4 on the original list
    Larry Bird Small forward, Power forward

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    #18 on the original list
    Center I have him rated at #2 best Defensive Center, and at #2 Best Offensive Center...and he could be argued as #1 best offensive Center due to his ability to score 50 to 71 points if he wants...the fact

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #3 on the original list
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center

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    Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #9 on the original list
    Tim Duncan Power forward, Center

  7. 7
    Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #39 on the original list
    Jason Kidd Point guard

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    Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #6 on the original list
    Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

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    LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #13 on the original list
    LeBron James Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

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    Hakeem Olajuwon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #10 on the original list
    Hakeem Olajuwon Center

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    Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #26 on the original list
    Kevin Durant Small forward

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    Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #11 on the original list
    Oscar Robertson Point guard, Shooting guard

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    Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #7 on the original list
    Bill Russell Center

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    Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #5 on the original list
    Wilt Chamberlain Center

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    Julius Erving is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #12 on the original list
    Julius Erving Small forward

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    Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time
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    Isiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #20 on the original list
    Isiah Thomas Point guard

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    Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #23 on the original list
    Allen Iverson Point guard, Shooting guard

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    Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #27 on the original list
    Dominique Wilkins Small forward

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    Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #28 on the original list
    Kevin Garnett Power forward

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    Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #8 on the original list
    Shaquille O'Neal Center

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    Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #78 on the original list
    Chauncey Billups Point guard

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    Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #24 on the original list
    Dwyane Wade Point guard, Shooting guard

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    Scottie Pippen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #19 on the original list
    Scottie Pippen Small forward

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    #15 on the original list
    Small forward, Power forward

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    Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #21 on the original list
    Moses Malone Power forward, Center

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    Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #41 on the original list
    Gary Payton Point guard

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    Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #31 on the original list
    Reggie Miller Shooting guard

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    Kevin McHale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #40 on the original list
    Kevin McHale Power forward, Center

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    Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #33 on the original list
    Pete Maravich

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    Clyde Drexler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #30 on the original list
    Clyde Drexler Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #32 on the original list
    Elgin Baylor Small forward

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    Patrick Ewing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #29 on the original list
    Patrick Ewing Center

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    Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #90 on the original list
    Rajon Rondo Point guard

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    Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #50 on the original list
    Tracy McGrady Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #59 on the original list
    Carmelo Anthony Small forward, Forward

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    James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #35 on the original list
    James Worthy Small forward

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    Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #51 on the original list
    Russell Westbrook Point guard

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    Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #52 on the original list
    Chris Mullin Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #38 on the original list
    Vince Carter Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #105 on the original list
    Kevin Love Power forward, Center

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    Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #56 on the original list
    Dikembe Mutombo Center

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    John Stockton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #17 on the original list
    John Stockton Point guard

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    Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest NBA Players Of All Time

    #47 on the original list
    Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward

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