Top Ten Most Legendary NBA Players

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1Michael JordanMichael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.

He was simply the best to ever play the game of basketball. He made the winning shot in the NCAA championship game as a freshman with several other future NBA greats on his team. He dominated the NBA from almost the beginning at 6' 6" In an era full of 7' tall dominating centers.

The most legendary NBA player. Although Lebron is catching up. - EpicJake

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2Magic JohnsonEarvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association for 13 seasons.
3Larry BirdLarry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.V1 Comment
4Shaquille O'NealShaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is a retired American professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.V1 Comment
5Wilt 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 . ...read more.

Holds NBA record for:
Most points in a single game- 100
Most rebounds in a single game- 55
Most points in a season- over 4,000
Most rebounds in a season
Most rebounds of all time
Most games scoring 50 or more points
Most games scoring 60 or more points
Most games scoring 70 or more points
Only player to have a 60/40 game= 60 points and 40 rebounds
Nobody can touch prime Wilt.

Wilt holds the NBA record for season scoring average, with 50.4 PPG! And the NBA record for season rebounding average with 27.2 RPG!

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6Patrick Ewing
7David RobinsonDavid Maurice Robinson is an American former professional basketball player, who played center for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association for his entire career.

He was still playing when Tim Duncan just joined the NBA - EpicJake

8Bill Russell

Undisputed leader of 11 NBA Champion teams with the Celtics, almost DOUBLE the number of championships MJ had.

9Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Abdul Olajuwon, formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player.
10Jerry 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.

He is the player actually depicted on the official logo of the NBA.

The Contenders

11Steve NashStephen John Nash, is a Canadian retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association.
12Dennis Rodman
13Kobe BryantKobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.V1 Comment
14LeBron JamesLeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.
15Allen IversonAllen Ezail Iverson is an American retired professional basketball player who played for 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
16Kareem 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.
17Oscar RobertsonOscar Palmer Robertson, nicknamed "The Big O", is an American retired National Basketball Association player who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks.

Only player to average a triple-double for an entire season.

18Larry Johnson
19Rasheed Wallace
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