Top Ten Basketball Players from the 1940s Though 1960s


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1Wilt ChamberlainWilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player . He was born on August 21, 1936 in Philadelphia and died on October 12, 1999 in Los Angeles due to heart failure . more.

Best basketball player of any decade.

2Bob CousyV1 Comment
3George Mikan
4Jerry WestJerry Alan West is an American retired basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
5Bill Russell
6John HavlicekJohn Joseph "Hondo" Havlicek is a retired American professional basketball player who competed for 16 seasons with the Boston Celtics, winning eight NBA championships, four of them coming in his first four seasons.
7Joe Fulks
8Jerry Lucas

Jerry Lucas is terrible - 2storm

9Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers.

His rookie season was 1969, and he played for a couple of months in late 1969, so he qualifies to be on this list.

Sorry then I love Kareem but I thought his rookie season was 1970 - 2storm

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10Oscar RobertsonOscar Palmer Robertson, nicknamed "The Big O", is an American retired National Basketball Association player who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks.

The Contenders

11Elgin Baylor
12Sam Jones
13Bob Pettit
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