Top Ten Post Players in Basketball of All-Time

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1Kareem 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.

The skyhook defined him as a post scorer.

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2Michael JordanMichael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.

Respect the man who revolutionized basketball

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3Wilt 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.

Only player in NBA history to have a 60/40 game, which is 60 points and 40 rebounds.
Also 55 rebounds in one game.
Also 100 points in one game.
Also averaged 50.4 points for an entire season.
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4Kobe 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.V2 Comments
5LeBron JamesLeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.

He can shoot, dribble, and get rebounds

He is good that's why I brag about him he is better than spen curry he can slam dunk very good I love lebron james

6Magic 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.

This man can play as a team and is a great scorer and fantastic strip 3

7Pau Gasol

Paul can shoot and pass in the post - 2storm

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8Dwayne WadeV1 Comment
9Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Abdul Olajuwon, formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player.

Why the hell are lebron and magic in front of him? He should be first!

He should not be first cause he causes to much turnovers

This is a joke right? How isn't he number one?!

Best off. And definitely.

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10Kevin McHale

He would destroy anyone in his torture chamber

He was pretty good with his fade - 2storm

No other player had an arsenal of moves even remotely comprable to McHale.

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The Contenders

11Karl MaloneKarl Anthony Malone is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "The MailMan", Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton.

Greatest PF in history! Sorry Tim Duncan fans. Malone never got his ring and he never gets his due when breaking down the greatest players of the game. And his post up game is so much better than LeBron and Gasol. I can't believe these guys are even listed in the top 10, absolutely ridiculous. Where is Kevin McHale?

12Arvydas Sabonis

Sad that he spent his prime years trapped playing for the USSR national team. When he finally made it to the NBA, he was an old man and nearly crippled, yet his immense size and excellent basketball IQ still made him a valuable member of his team, and in particular he gave Shaq fits.

13Nate Thurmond

Poor guy had the bad timing to always be the third-best center in the NBA; first behind Wilt and Russell, then when Russell retired in came Kareem. In several interviews, Kareem has reminded everyone just how great Thurmond was, certainly way better than any current center. Would be listed as 7-1 on a current roster due to change in how players are now measured with their basketball shoes on instead of barefoot.

14Andre IguodalaAndre Tyler Iguodala is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

Very underrated post player. He isn't just a perimeter player

Was a great perimeter and post player

15Shaquille 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.
16Kevin LoveKevin Wesley Love is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.

Kevin Love should definitely not be in the top ten ever. that is terrible. and he is above Hakeem Olajuwan?!?!

17Dirk Nowitzki

It should have dirk in the top ten over Lebron James

Dirk has the greatest fadeaway in the history of the NBA and your going to leave him out? At least put him above Andre Igodala, who doesn't deserve getting mentioned

18George Mikan

Don't count old George out when discussing modern players. He would probably not be an all-star, but his excellent basketball IQ, and excellent size even for today would still get him a solid 12-10-3 per game average, which would make him a starter as a 4 or 5 on just about every team.

I think he probably would be an all star - 2storm

19Stephen CurryWardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

He's like the same amount as LeBron James. He should be #3. Right fellas?

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20Artis Gilmore

Had the bad luck to play his career during the ABA/NBA rivalry and then merger so did not establish an identity in the NBA until late in his playing days, and was also overshadowed by old Wilt and young Kareem.
A legitimate 7 feet 2 inches, he was far better than any center playing in the NBA today.

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