30. Kemba Walker – Charlotte Hornets
Career Accolades: 5-time All-Star, All-NBA Third-team (2019)
Following a magical collegiate career capped off with an unforgettable NCAA title run at Connecticut, Walker entered the 2011 NBA Draft as a bit of an unknown. Given his physical and athletic limitations, the scoring guard fell to the ninth overall pick. The selection wound up being one of the best decisions of the past decade for Charlotte. Walker took over the last several years, earning All-Star honors in each of his last three seasons with the Hornets.
From 2016-19, Walker was one of just six players in the league to average at least 23.0 PPG, 5.5 APG, and 4.0 RPG — James Harden, Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Damian Lillard, and Russell Westbrook were the others. He is the franchise’s all-time leader in minutes played with 20,607 — nearly 6,000 more than the perceived No. 2 Hornet, Larry Johnson.
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29. Alex English – Denver Nuggets
Career Accolades: 8-time All-Star, 3-time All-NBA Second-team
The Nuggets have had a number of highly-explosive offensive players suit up for them. David Thompson is one of just six players in NBA history to have scored 70-plus points in a single game. Carmelo Anthony averaged just under 25.0 PPG over his eight-plus year tenure in Denver, and ranks No. 3 on the franchises list for scoring despite having played in just the sixth most games. Dan Issel won a scoring title in his rookie year, and is widely considered the best center in the team’s history – though current Nugget Nikola Jokic has plenty of room to grow.
Though Thompson, Anthony, and Issell were all immensely talented, no single player made a bigger impact on the Denver Nugget franchise than Alex English. English is the franchise’s leader in games played, minutes played, field goals made, points, and assists. English made the All-Star team in eight of ten seasons with Denver, and had the team in the playoffs each year from 1982-90.
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28. Marc Gasol – Memphis/Vancouver Grizzlies
Career Accolades: 3-time All-Star, All-NBA First-team (2015), All-NBA Second-team (2013), 2013 Defensive Player of the Year, NBA Champion (2019, with Raptors)
With all due respect to Vancouver and the gorgeous teal jerseys the team wore during that time, the era of Grit ‘n’ Grind defines the Grizzlies’ franchise. The three most important players for the Grizzlies during that time were point guard Mike Conley and a pair of bigs in Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol.
Conley was a steady performer, though he was stuck in a crowded Western Conference filled with several elite-level guards which prohibited him from making a single All-Star team. Randolph was a two-time All-Star and the team’s go-to scorer, but was also never a great defender or creator. Gasol best exhibits everything the Grizzlies were about. An elite defender and passer, Gasol spent the first eleven years of his career with the Grizzlies. He is the team’s all-time leader in minutes, field goals, rebounds, blocks, triple- doubles, and free throws — and also ranks second in both points and assists.
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27. Kyle Lowry – Toronto Raptors
Career Accolades: 6-time All-Star, NBA Champion (2019), All-NBA Third-team (2016)
Lowry isn’t the most talented Raptor of all-time — he might not even be the second- or third-most talented. The Raptors have had plenty of skilled, gifted players over the years including Kawhi Leonard who helped deliver the team its first ring, the high-flying Vince Carter, mid-range specialist DeMar DeRozan, and two-time NBA champion Chris Bosh.
However, Lowry’s impact on the team has reached the furthest. He’s been with Toronto for the last eight years, and has represented the Raptors in each of the last six All-Star games. His leadership, defense, and unselfishness has helped guide the Raptors through its best run in the franchise’s history (six-straight playoff appearances). Though Kawhi Leonard wound up winning NBA Finals MVP in 2019, the team ultimately could not have completed its epic run without Lowry.
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26. Steve Nash – Phoenix Suns
Career Accolades: 8-time All-Star, 2-time NBA MVP, 7-time All-NBA
The race for Phoenix’s top spot comes down to two former MVP’s. On one side is ‘The Round Mound of Rebound’, Charles Barkley. Barkley played for the Suns for four seasons, won the league MVP (over Michael Jordan) in 1993, and led the Suns to its most recent NBA Finals the same year. Barkley is considered one of the 20 greatest basketball players ever, and went toe-to-toe with some of the league’s very best.
In the other corner, two-time league MVP and offensive innovator Steve Nash. While Nash never led the Suns to the Finals, his contributions to the franchise — and the league as a whole — slightly outweigh Barkley’s. Nash spent twice as much time with the Suns (eight seasons during his second run with the team) and had them contending for the better part of his tenure. Nash — along with coach Mike D’Antoni and athletic forwards Shawn Marion and Amar’e Stoudamire — helped pioneer the up-tempo, spacing-oriented offenses often seen today. His passing, vision, and knock-down three-point shooting ability made him a nightmare to defend.
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25. Bob McAdoo – Los Angeles Clippers/Buffalo Braves
Career Accolades: 5-time All-Star, NBA MVP (1975), All-NBA First-team (1975), All-NBA Second-team (1974), 2-time NBA Champion (with Lakers)
The Clippers/Braves have had a tumultuous run since moving from Buffalo in ’78. It took nearly 40 years (2006) for the Clippers to win their first playoff series, and they haven’t gotten past the Conference Semifinals once in franchise history. The last decade saw their strongest run as a franchise — led by Chris Paul and Blake Griffin — as the Clips notched its first ever 50-win season and proceeded to go on a five-year run of 50-win seasons. They’re back among the league’s elite with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George in town, but time will tell if one of them can ascend the Clippers ranks before their careers are over.
For now, McAdoo is the considered to be the top Clipper/Brave in team history. McAdoo left for the Knicks before the Braves moved to San Diego and re-branded, but he was an excellent player for Buffalo. He had three-straight seasons averaging 30-plus PPG and was named league MVP in just the third year of his career.
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24. Jason Kidd – New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets
Career Accolades: 10-time All-Star, 5-time All-NBA First-team, 4-time All-Defensive First-team, NBA Champion (2011, with Mavericks)
Jason Kidd was a culture-changer for the Nets. Before Kidd joined the Nets, the team was led by talented PG Stephen Marbury who led the squad in scoring en route to a disastrous 26-56 record. In Kidd’s first season with the team (2002-03), the Nets won 52 games and made it all the way to the NBA Finals before being swept by the Los Angeles Lakers. The Nets would again make the Finals the next year (losing to the Spurs) and would go on to make the postseason every single year Kidd was on the team (he left in 2008).
Kidd’s all-around game and quarterbacking skills made him a delight to play with, and he seemingly always made his teammates look better. It comes as no surprise he went to become a champion as a role player for Dallas years down the road.
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23. Patrick Ewing – New York Knicks
Career Accolades: 11-time All-Star, 7-time All-NBA, 3-time All-Defensive team
It would be completely reasonable to select a player from the Knicks’ most recent championship winning team for this spot — namely, Walt Frazier or Willis Reed. While Frazier and Reed were terrific players in their own right, neither were quite as dominant or consistent as Ewing. Ewing played 15 seasons in New York, and routinely dragged lesser teams to deep playoff runs. He was the focal point on both ends of the floor, and opponents could send multiple defenders Ewing’s way on just about every play. Despite that, Ewing found ways to still dominate the game on multiple levels and was a double-double threat every single night. Considering the Knicks’ long and storied history, it’s simply amazing that Ewing is the franchise’s all-time leader in points (9,000 more than No. 2 ), rebounds, minutes, field goals, steals, and blocks.
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22. Reggie Miller – Indiana Pacers
Career Accolades: 5-time All-Star, 3-time All-NBA
Miller’s name is consistently brought up when you mention the best NBA players to have never won a championship ring. His individual numbers aren’t overly staggering — 18.2 career PPG, five All-Star appearances, and zero All-NBA First-team selections.
However, Miller offers more than just box score numbers. For one, he played in Indiana for his entire 18-year career. He missed just 55 games over his career, and started in 144 playoff games. Miller is second all-time in Offensive Rating — trailing only Chris Paul — and is one of just eight players who is a member of the 50-40-90 club. The Pacers never won the big one, but they were contenders throughout most of the 90’s and into the 2000’s — the one constant was Miller.
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21. Chris Paul – New Orleans Pelicans/Hornets
Career Accolades: 10-time NBA All-Star, 8-time All-NBA, 9-time All-Defensive team
Paul has somehow become underrated over the years. The destructive ways in which the Clippers imploded seemingly every year with Paul at the helm certainly didn’t help — and he likely didn’t do himself many favors in Houston. Paul has yet to play in an NBA Finals, and untimely injuries have cut his season short on several occasions.
That being said, there is no doubt Paul is one of the great point guards to ever play and undoubtedly the best in New Orleans’ basketball history. Paul was drafted in 2006, and played for New Orleans for six years. He was a good NBA player from the outset, which is hardly ever true for young players. Paul led the league in assists and steals in ’08 and ’09 and was named an All-NBA player in both of those seasons. Paul’s only real competition for this spot would be former Pelican Anthony Davis. While Davis was a terrific individual player, his teams were never a real threat — while Paul led New Orleans to a 2-seed in a stacked Western Conference in 2008.
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20. Clyde Drexler – Portland Trail Blazers
Career Accolades: 10-time NBA All-Star, 5-time All-NBA team, NBA Champion (1995, with Rockets)
Drexler’s greatness often gets shadowed by factors which were not in his control. For one, Drexler often gets compared to the greatest shooting guard in league history, Michael Jordan. That is an unfair comparison for Drexler because Jordan is simply the better player, but also for the fact that despite playing the same position Jordan and Drexler had vastly different styles.
Drexler was never the scorer Jordan was — nobody was the scorer Jordan was — but Drexler did just about everything well. He was an excellent defender (2.5 SPG four-straight seasons), a willing and gifted passer (8.0 APG in ’86), and could fill it up if needed (20.4 career PPG). He narrowly gets the nod over current Blazer Damian Lillard.
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19. Dwight Howard – Orlando Magic
Career Accolades: 8-time All-Star, 5-time All-NBA First-team, 3-time Defensive Player of the Year
Don’t tell Shaq, but ‘Superman No. 2’ gets the slightest of edges when it comes to the Magic’s top superhero. O’Neal was certainly dominant during his Orlando run which lasted just four seasons. He won Rookie of the Year handily, averaged 27.2 PPG and 12.5 RPG, and helped lead Orlando the 1995 NBA Finals.
Howard wasn’t nearly the scorer O’Neal was (18.4 PPG), but he was the league’s undisputed top defender for several years (3-time DPOY) and led the league in rebounds four times. Howard made the All-Star team in six of his last eight seasons in Orlando, and was the main reason the Magic were able to reach the NBA Finals in 2009.
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18. Wes Unseld – Washington Wizards/Bullets
Career Accolades: 5-time All-Star, NBA Champion (1978), Finals MVP, NBA MVP (1969)
There aren’t too many worthy options on a team that has won 50-plus games just five times in the franchise’s 59-year existence — with the last time being in 1979. The Bullets/Wizards have been fairly hapless over the last several decades, with a couple of blips of success in the new millennium from teams ran by Gilbert Arenas and John Wall.
Unseld was a member of the best Washington teams in the franchise’s history, and was named Finals MVP during its only championship run in 1978. While teammate Elvin Hayes was the more talented scorer, Unseld was the glue who kept the team team together and one of the toughest big men to ever play.
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17. Kevin Garnett – Minnesota Timberwolves
Career Accolades: 15-time All-Star, 9-time All-NBA, NBA MVP (2004), NBA Champion (2008, with Celtics), 12-time All-Defensive team
This wasn’t an overly complicated choice. Since joining the league in 1990, the Timberwolves have made the playoffs nine times — eight of which were with Kevin Garnett at the helm. “The Big Ticket” was sensational for Minnesota and was fighting for the moniker of ‘best player in the league’ for several years with other all-time greats. He led the team in Win Shares eleven consecutive times, and is the franchise leader in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks. Garnett was named league MVP in 2004, and in the postseason that year led the T’Wolves to its only two playoff round-wins in history before falling to the Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.
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16. Dirk Nowitzki – Dallas Mavericks
Career Accolades: 14-time All-Star, 12-time All-NBA, NBA MVP (2007), NBA Champion (2011), Finals MVP
Yet again, not a whole lot of thinking went into this decision. Nowitzki is undoubtedly the best player in the Mavericks’ history and retired an icon in Dallas. His postseason run in 2011 will likely be remembered for years to come as the 7-foot Nowitzki led a team with no other All-Star caliber players to a championship victory — defeating Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James along the way. His shooting ability at 7-feet tall has made teams change their philosophy in scouting big men, and ushered in a new era of sweet-shooting bigs into the league.
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15. Bob Pettit – Atlanta Hawks
Career Accolades: 11-time All-Star, 2-time NBA MVP, NBA Champion, 10-time All-NBA First-team
Pettit was a monster for the St. Louis Hawks throughout the 50’s and into the 60’s. The skilled big man averaged over 16 rebounds for his career and exhibited a shooting touch which likely would have made him even better had he been playing today. Pettit’s first and only NBA title came in 1958 when his Hawks defeated the Boston Celtics — handing Bill Russell his only NBA Finals loss.
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14. Stephen Curry – Golden State Warriors
Career Accolades: 6-time All-Star, 6-time All-NBA, 2-time NBA MVP, 3-time NBA Champion
No player in the league’s history has had a quicker and more sudden ascension to superstardom than Curry. In 2013, Curry broke the record for the most threes in a single season (272). He made his first All-Star team the next season — his fifth year in the league. In 2015, Curry was named league MVP and led the Warriors to an NBA Finals win. The very next season, Curry was named the first-ever unanimous league MVP, shattered virtually every three-point shooting record, and led the Warriors to a record-breaking 73-9 regular season (before ultimately losing in dramatic fashion to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals).
Curry notched two more rings in the proceeding two years with the help of Kevin Durant, and has cemented himself as the greatest three-point shooter ever. Wilt Chamberlain was incredible for the San Francisco Warriors, but he won zero titles with the team and even he would cede that Curry’s impact on the sport and on the floor are nearly unmatched.
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13. Karl Malone – Utah Jazz
Career Accolades: 14-time All-Star, 14-time All-NBA, 2-time NBA MVP, 4-time All-Defensive
The league’s No. 2 all-time leading scorer knew how to score in bunches. Malone was one of the leagues top scorers over a career which lasted 19 seasons. From 1989-98, Malone notched 27.8 PPG, 10.8 RPG, 3.6 RPG and took home two league MVP’s. He can thank the NBA’s assist king John Stockton for a bevy of easy baskets, but Malone’s scoring ability, rebounding, and defense is the engine which made the 90’s Jazz go.
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12. Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat
Career Accolades: 13-time All-Star, 8-time All-NBA, 3-time NBA Champion, Finals MVP (2006), 3-time All-Defensive team
Wade and his best friend and former Heat teammate LeBron James are considered the two best players in Miami’s history. They were responsible for the best stretch in franchise history which included four-straight trips to the NBA Finals. While James is the better overall player, Wade’s individual impact meant more to the franchise as a whole. This is primarily due to Wade’s longevity with the team as well as the title-winning run in 2006.
In ’06, Wade was the star of a Miami team which included a 34-year-old Shaq and not much else. In the Finals that year, Miami’s second-leading scorer was Antoine Walker while O’Neal chipped in with a modest 13.7 PPG. Wade took over the series as a 24-year-old averaging 34.7 PPG, 7.8 RPG, and 2.7 SPG en route to defeating the 60-22 Dallas Mavericks in six games. The third ring and the fact that Wade played in Miami for 15 years over James’ four gives Flash the nod here.
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11. Isiah Thomas – Detroit Pistons
Career Accolades: 12-time All-Star, 5-time All-NBA, 2-time NBA Champion, Finals MVP (1990)
The Pistons’ franchise has been defined by two eras which focused on teams that were defensive juggernauts. The biggest difference between the “Bad Boy” era Pistons of the 80’s and the newer-era Pistons of the 2000’s was that the latter was a collective effort of borderline All-Stars with no clear superstar among its rank. While Chauncey Billups and Rasheed Wallace were great players, and Ben Wallace one of the best defenders of his era, none of the 2000’s Pistons truly stood out amongst the rest.
That wasn’t the case with the Bad Boys. While Joe Dumars and Bill Laimbeer were great players, everybody knew Isiah was the leader. Thomas is one of the five-best point guards in league history, and was a dynamic two-way player who could finish a game on either side of the floor. Thomas played his entire 13-year career in Detroit and is the franchise’s all-time leader in points, assists, and steals.
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10. Kevin Durant – Oklahoma City Thunder/Seattle Super Sonics
Career Accolades: 10-time All-Star, 9-time All-NBA, NBA MVP (2014), 2-time NBA Champion (with Warriors), 2-time Finals MVP
The Sonics/Thunder have an excellent pool of players to choose from throughout its history. During the 90’s, Gary Payton reigned supreme as a nine-time All-Star and the 1996 Defensive Player of the Year. A decade later, the league’s premier sharpshooter, Ray Allen, came to town and led the Sonics to several playoff appearances. After making the move to Oklahoma City, the Thunder saw Russell Westbrook take home an MVP trophy and become the first player since Oscar Robertson to average a triple-double over the course of a full season (and he did it the next two seasons as well for good measure).
That being said, none of those players quite stack up with Durant’s credentials. By the time his career is over, Durant will undoubtedly be one of the 20 greatest players to ever play the game — and perhaps might even climb higher before his career is over. He has no clear weakness in his game, and has every offensive move saved to his arsenal. A truly dominant force on both ends of the floor.
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9. Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving – Philadelphia 76ers
Career Accolades: 16-time All-Star, 7-time All-NBA, 4-time NBA MVP, NBA Champion (1983)
Oh, this could ruffle a few feathers. The Philadelphia faithful are intensely loyal to Allen Iverson, Wilt Chamberlain spent four seasons with the Sixers, and most team records are held by either Dolph Schayes, Hal Greer or Charles Barkley — but we have to go with the Doctor here.
Dr. J played eleven seasons with the 76ers and was named to 11 All-Star teams. The former ABA legend was immediately dominant upon joining the NBA and helped bring the 76ers back to relevance after a few down years. He might not be quite as popular as AI or quite as prolific as Wilt, but Erving was iconic and an invaluable piece for some all-time great 76er teams.
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8. Oscar Robertson – Sacramento Kings/Cincinnati Royals
Career Accolades: 12-time All-Star, 11-time All-NBA, NBA champion (1971, with Bucks), NBA MVP
It must be because film was being produced at a higher rate in the 70’s, but everybody seems to remember Robertson for his stint with the Bucks more than any other time in his career. Yes, Robertson did win his only NBA title in Milwaukee, but the “Big O” only played four seasons with the Bucks from 1971-74 before calling it quits.
On the other end of his career, Robertson was a Cincinnati Royal — which later became the Sacramento Kings. It was in Cincinnati where Robertson gained the majority of his notoriety, and it was where he notched his now-famous triple-double season in 1962 (30.8 PPG, 12.5 RPG, 11.4 APG).
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7. Hakeem Olajuwon – Houston Rockets
Career Accolades: 12-time All-Star, 12-time All-NBA, 2-time NBA Champion, 2-time Finals MVP, 2-time Defensive Player of the Year, NBA MVP (1994), 9-time All-Defensive team
No, James Harden is not the best player in the franchise’s history, though he continues to build a strong case as one of the game’s all-time greats. But until he captures that ever-elusive NBA Championship, the Beard cannot be considered on the same level as the Dream.
Olajuwon was so good that NBA fans simply never bring up the fact that Houston passed on Michael Jordan in the 1984 NBA Draft — almost all of the blame goes on Portland who selected Sam Bowie No. 2 overall ahead of Jordan. That speaks volumes and shows just how great of a player Olajuwon was in his own right. The Dream led the Rockets to back-to-back NBA titles in ’94 and ’95 and joined Jordan as the only two players to have ever been awarded league MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season.
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6. Tim Duncan – San Antonio Spurs
Career Accolades: 15-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA, 5-time NBA Champion, 3-time Finals MVP, 2-time NBA MVP, 15-time All-Defensive team
Consistency is the most apt word to describe Duncan’s greatness. From the moment he stepped foot on an NBA floor to the moment he called it quits in 2016, Duncan was a consistent contributor for the lengthiest dynasty in league history. The Spurs never missed the playoffs in any of Duncan’s seasons, and the only time the team won less than 50 games was in 1999 which was a lockout year (they went 37-13).
An elite rebounder, defender, and low-post scorer, Duncan is one of the ten greatest players to ever live and widely-considered the best power forward in league history.
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5. Bill Russell – Boston Celtics
Career Accolades: 12-time All-Star, 11-time NBA Champion, 11-time All-NBA, 5-time NBA MVP, Defensive Player of the Year (1969)
Now we’re getting into some really tough decisions. The Celtics have the most NBA titles in league history and have been home to some of the league’s all-time great players. If we were to narrow it down, the No. 1 spot in Boston basketball lore comes down to the incomparable Larry Bird and the dominant Russell.
While Bird’s three championships came in a more talented era, Russell’s 11 championship wins are unparalleled. The ultimate winner, Russell prohibited many greats from achieving multiple championship wins. Russell is one of the great rebounders and defenders ever, and was named league MVP five times in 13 pro seasons.
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4. Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers
Career Accolades: 18-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA, 5-time NBA Champion, 2-time Finals MVP, NBA MVP (2008), 12-time All-Defensive team
The Lakers have the most stacked set of all-time greats amongst all teams in the league. Players who weren’t even considered for the top spot in Laker history but remain Hall of Fame caliber talents include Elgin Baylor, Shaquille O’Neal, Gail Goodrich, George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, James Worthy, among others. Even LeBron James — considered one of the two or three greatest players ever — has virtually zero chance of entering the conversation of all-time great Lakers given his limited time with the team.
The four-man race for top Laker includes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West, Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant. It’s difficult to narrow it down, but by splitting hairs we eliminate West for not having the hardware of the others and Kareem for spending half a decade with the Bucks before joining Los Angeles — leaving us with Magic and Kobe.
While Magic’s style of play was revolutionary, and his skills as a 6-foot-9 point guard were remarkable, we have to give Kobe the nod here. Bryant won titles with two completely different iterations of the Lakers — the Shaq years and then later with Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom, and co. — and was the main attraction in LA for two full decades while Magic played just 13 seasons.
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3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – Milwaukee Bucks
Career Accolades: 19-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA, 6-time NBA MVP, 6-time NBA Champion, 11-time All-Defensive
Abdul-Jabbar shouldn’t feel too bad about being left off the Lakers top spot because he easily fills in the role for Milwaukee’s best player. KAJ accomplished more for the Bucks in six years than any other player in the franchise’s history. He was purely dominant from his rookie year on, averaging over 30 points and 15 rebounds per game over his stint. He helped the Bucks capture their only NBA title in 1971 — just their third year in existence.
Though Abdul-Jabbar is the clear pick, the Bucks have had a few very good players over the years including Hall of Famer Sidney Moncrief. However, the only player who could potentially challenge Abdul-Jabbar’s top spot in Bucks lore is current Bucks and reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo — if he so chooses to stay in Milwaukee for the next decade.
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2. LeBron James – Cleveland Cavaliers
Career Accolades: 16-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA, 4-time NBA MVP, 3-time NBA Champion, 3-time Finals MVP, 6-time All-Defensive team
There really isn’t a debate. James is Cleveland. He revitalized the team — twice — and was the driving force in the Cavalier’s relevancy over the last two decades. He is one of the greatest basketball players to ever live, and that would still be true if you only looked at the 11 seasons he played as a member of the Cavaliers. A former league MVP and NBA champion, James will likely remain the greatest Cavalier for a very long time.
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1. Michael Jordan – Chicago Bulls
Career Accolades: 14-time All-Star, 6-time NBA Champion, 6-time Finals MVP, 11-time All-NBA, 5-time NBA MVP, Defensive Player of the Year (1988), 9-time All-Defensive team
Were you expecting anyone else? Scottie Pippen was a great running mate, and Derrick Rose had a nice run which included the 2011 league MVP trophy, but there is no contest here.
The Boston Celtics have the most NBA titles in league history with 17, the Los Angeles Lakers are right on their heels with 16, and then the Chicago Bulls are tied for third with six — all won with Jordan on the team. Jordan is essentially third all-time in total team titles — and he did so in a very competitive era which included several future Hall of Famers across the league.
Jordan is the greatest basketball player to ever live and undoubtedly the greatest Chicago Bull ever.
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