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The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today

Updated April 19, 2021 51.4k votes 2.9k voters 16.4k views100 items

List RulesVote up the players who don't deserve the praise they get.

The most overrated NBA players often get criticized by fans and the media for not earning the praise they get in some basketball circles. There are varying degrees of overrated when the term is used for NBA players. Many fans believe LeBron James is overrated for not being able to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to playoffs in his first season on the team.

Players like Russell Westbrook, John Wall, and Zion Williamson each get the overrated label due to playoff failures, huge contracts, or just being talked up before even playing a game. All the most overrated players in the NBA for the 2019-2020 season will be featured here to choose from. Expectations are high for every player in the league, and the overrated label gets applied to players who can't live up to the hype.

Vote up the players you personally believe get too much praise in the NBA world. Help decide the ranking order with your picks as only the most overrated basketball players today should be the ones at the top of the list.

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  • 1
    1,322
    558

    Kyle Kuzma

    Los Angeles Lakers
    Kyle Alexander Kuzma (born July 24, 1995) is an American professional basketball forward for...  more
  • 2
    1,431
    810

    Draymond Green

    Golden State Warriors
    Draymond Jamal Green Sr. (born March 4, 1990) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 3
    626
    426

    Kevin Knox

    New York Knicks
    Kevin Knox II (born August 11, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the New...  more
  • 4
    782
    638

    Nicolas Batum

    Los Angeles Clippers, Charlotte Hornets
    Nicolas Batum (; born December 14, 1988) is a French professional basketball player for the...  more
  • 5
    536
    433

    Otto Porter Jr.

    Orlando Magic
    Otto Porter, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the...  more
  • 6
    476
    381

    Dennis Smith Jr.

    Detroit Pistons
    Dennis Cliff Smith Jr. (born November 25, 1997) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 7
    1,068
    945

    Lonzo Ball

    New Orleans Pelicans
    Lonzo Anderson Ball (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 8
    849
    757

    DeMarcus Cousins

    Los Angeles Lakers
    DeMarcus Amir Cousins (born August 13, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 9
    567
    499

    Jeff Teague

    Boston Celtics
    Jeffrey Demarco Teague (born June 10, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 10
    774
    700

    Andrew Wiggins

    Golden State Warriors
    Andrew Christian Wiggins (born February 23, 1995) is a Canadian professional basketball player...  more
  • 11
    750
    686

    DeAndre Jordan

    Brooklyn Nets
    Hyland DeAndre Jordan Jr. (born July 21, 1988) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 12
    440
    404

    Mohamed Bamba

    Orlando Magic
    Mohamed Fakaba ”Mo” Bamba (born May 12, 1998) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 13
    560
    524

    Reggie Jackson

    Los Angeles Clippers
    Reginald Shon Jackson (born April 16, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 14
    650
    639

    Terry Rozier

    Charlotte Hornets
    Terry William Rozier III (born March 17, 1994) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 15
    478
    508

    Harrison Barnes

    Sacramento Kings
    Harrison Bryce Jordan Barnes (born May 30, 1992) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 16
    370
    432

    Al Horford

    Oklahoma City Thunder
    Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso (born June 3, 1986) is a Dominican professional basketball player...  more
  • 17
    853
    1,062

    Kyrie Irving

    Brooklyn Nets
    Kyrie Andrew Irving (; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 18
    356
    438

    Blake Griffin

    Brooklyn Nets
    Blake Austin Griffin (born March 16, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 19
    213
    259

    Danny Green

    Philadelphia 76ers
    Daniel Richard Green Jr. (born June 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 20
    11
    2

    Avery Bradley

    Houston Rockets
    Avery Antonio Bradley Jr. (born November 26, 1990) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • 21
    193
    240

    Jabari Parker

    Boston Celtics
    Jabari Ali Parker (born March 15, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • 22
    11
    4

    Lauri Markkanen

    Chicago Bulls
    Lauri Elias Markkanen (born May 22, 1997) is a Finnish professional basketball player for the...  more
  • 23
    286
    370

    Hassan Whiteside

    Sacramento Kings
    Hassan Niam Whiteside (born June 13, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 24
    343
    446

    Enes Kanter

    Portland Trailblazers
    Enes Kanter (Turkish: [eˈnes kanˈtæɾ]; born May 20, 1992) is a Swiss-born Turkish professional...  more
  • 25
    373
    488

    Aaron Gordon

    Denver Nuggets
    Aaron Addison Gordon (born September 16, 1995) is an American professional basketball player...  more