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The Best NBA Players Of The 2000s

Updated October 16, 2019 114.7k votes 10.8k voters 81.5k views108 items

List RulesVote up players who had the most success from 2000-2009.

List of the best NBA players of the past decade, ranked by fans and people like you. Vote below, then head over and check out the best NBA players of the 2010s.

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  • 26
    Pau Gasol
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    812

    Pau Gasol

    Power forward, Center

    Age40

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Number16

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers

  • 27
    Scottie Pippen
    535
    274

    Scottie Pippen

    Small forward

    Age54

    BirthplaceUSA, Hamburg, Arkansas

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

  • 28
    Rajon Rondo
    385
    207

    Rajon Rondo

    Point guard

    Age33

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Number9

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

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    #31 of 96 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today#22 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time

  • 29
    Chris Webber
    772
    654

    Chris Webber

    Power forward, Center

    Age46

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

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    #2 of 46 The Greatest Michigan Basketball Players of All Time#19 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings

  • 30
    Marc Gasol
    266
    168

    Age35

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Number33

    TeamsToronto Raptors

  • 31
    LaMarcus Aldridge
    287
    188

    LaMarcus Aldridge

    Power forward, Center

    Age34

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Number12

    TeamsSan Antonio Spurs

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    #52 of 102 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today#46 of 54 The Most Hated Active NBA Players

  • 32
    Andre Iguodala
    437
    341

    Andre Iguodala

    Small forward

    Age35

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Illinois

    Number9

    TeamsMemphis Grizzlies

  • 33
    Ben Wallace
    644
    575

    Ben Wallace

    Power forward, Center

    Age45

    BirthplaceWhite Hall, Alabama

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls

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    #82 of 769 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#18 of 165 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time

  • 34
    Dwight Howard
    850
    883

    Dwight Howard

    Power forward, Center

    Age34

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Number12

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

  • 35
    Giannis Antetokounmpo
    244
    103

    Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Small forward, Point forward

    Age26

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Number34

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

  • 36
    Amar'e Stoudemire
    541
    578

    Amar'e Stoudemire

    Power forward, Center

    Age37

    BirthplaceLake Wales, Florida, United States of America

    Number1

    TeamsPhoenix Suns

  • 37
    Karl Malone
    121
    57

    Karl Malone

    Power forward

    Age56

    BirthplaceSummerfield, Louisiana, United States of America

    TeamsUtah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers

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    #37 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#30 of 107 The Greatest Lakers of All Time

  • 38
    Tim Hardaway
    254
    167

    Tim Hardaway

    Point guard

    Age53

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, Denver Nuggets

  • 39
    Grant Hill
    553
    486

    Grant Hill

    Small forward

    Age47

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    Number33

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons

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    #43 of 71 Mormon Politicians#1 of 76 The Greatest Duke Basketball Players of All Time

  • 40
    Zach Randolph
    176
    150

    Zach Randolph

    Power forward, Center

    Age38

    BirthplaceMarion, Indiana, United States of America

    Number50

    TeamsSacramento Kings

  • 41
    Gilbert Arenas
    372
    432

    Gilbert Arenas

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Age37

    BirthplaceFlorida, United States of America

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Golden State Warriors

  • 42
    Peja Stojaković
    374
    445

    Peja Stojaković

    Small forward

    Age43

    BirthplacePožega, Croatia

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans

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    #21 of 213 The Best White Players in NBA History#41 of 135 The Best Small Forwards of All Time

  • 43
    Rasheed Wallace
    401
    474

    Rasheed Wallace

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age45

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Number36

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons

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    #13 of 51 The Greatest UNC Tar Heels Basketball Players of All Time#306 of 329 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

  • 44
    Richard Hamilton
    297
    364

    Richard Hamilton

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Age41

    BirthplaceCoatesville, Pennsylvania

    Number32

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Detroit Pistons

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    #27 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#3 of 41 The Greatest UConn Basketball Players of All Time

  • 45
    Baron Davis
    305
    391

    Baron Davis

    Point guard

    Age40

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    TeamsCharlotte Hornets, New Orleans Pelicans, Golden State Warriors

  • 46
    Al Horford
    178
    130

    Age33

    BirthplacePuerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Number42

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers

  • 47
    Joe Johnson
    316
    416

    Joe Johnson

    Shooting guard/Small forward

    Age38

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    Number7

    TeamsDetroit Pistons

  • 48
    Robert Horry
    162
    141

    Robert Horry

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age49

    BirthplaceMaryland, United States of America

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers

  • 49
    Kevin Love
    468
    618

    Kevin Love

    Power forward, Center

    Age31

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Number42

    TeamsCleveland Cavaliers

  • 50
    Mike Conley, Jr.
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    102

    Mike Conley, Jr.

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Age32

    BirthplaceFayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America

    Number11

    TeamsUtah Jazz