Best NBA Teams of All-time


The Top Ten

1 1995-96 Chicago Bulls

They had the best player in the game, he would make the plays when the team needed them. And had the support from his teammates to get them in position to win. Great team, great franchise. MJ will forever be the greatest player.

They swept 2 playoff series, including the 60 win Magic and took down a 64 win team in the finals after leading 3-0. They were never tied or behind in any playoff series and this was the 4th of 6 NBA titles and the front end of a three-peat. They won 72 games and had the best athlete of the 20th century. This is not a close call, except that the 1997 Bulls (69 wins) was not too far behind.

They just are! No competitors, I know their are other amazing teams but its just simple...1995-96 Chicago Bulls are the best of all time! With the best one and only Michael Jordan and other greats like Scottie Pippen as well as the help from Rodman and rest of team, its no competition as to who is the best

They're awesome 'cause of MJ WITHOUT HIM THEY WOULD'VE BEEN nothing!

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2 1985-86 Boston Celtics

This team did have a weakness. It was speed. The Showtime Lakers who you have as low as 8 on this list. Beat the Celtics who you have at number two in the season before and again in the season after. In fact Showtime beat this team two out of three times in the decade and you have them as low as 8? I have a Boston fan too but take off the blinders

5 Hall of Famers, MVP Larry Bird, 67-15 record, 40-1 home record, 15-3 playoff record= Greatest of All Time

To big, to smart, great depth, great team defense, could play any style of basketball. Not a single weekness on this team. in my opinion would beat 95-96 Bulls in 6 maybe 5 games

3 1971-72 L.A. Lakers

Wilt was at his most powerful during this period, around 315 pounds of solid muscle, and almost 2 inches taller than Shaq.
Wilt would chew LeBron up, and spit him out.
Jerry West never played in the 3-point goal era, but he would have torn the league up even more if given that opportunity; by the way, West STILL holds the NBA scoring record for a playoff series.


Love them they're the best Kobe Rocks,Magic Johnson is awesome!

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4 1964-65 Boston Celtics
5 1986-87 L.A. Lakers

I was able to see this team during he 86/87 campaign. I was not sure how they possible lost more than five games. Just tremendous talent and so much fun to watch. Abdul-Jabbar was still magnificent at his advantaged (basketball) age.

6 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers

Given the rigorous travel schedule in 66-67 and 43-4 start to the season, this is the greatest NBA single season team ever assembled. From Wilt Chamberlain, Hal Greer, Wali Jones, Luke Jackson, and Chet Walker all in their prime, to the younger future all-stars like Billy Cunningham, this team was without equal during this year. Even with the tiring schedule they won 68 games.

7 2002-2003 San Antonio Spurs

Best team ever. Tim Duncan in his prime. David older, but still amazing especially on the boards. Young manu and parker. Bruce Bowen best perimeter defender. Steve Smith good shooter, and Stephen Jackson was there to do anything that was needed. Malik rose was good too. Gregg popovich best coach of all time! Nothing more needs to be said.

The twin towers plus tony and Manu would crush anything

David, Tim, Manu, Tony, Steve, Bruce, Jackson

8 1988-89 Detroit Pistons

Got screwed in 88. Should have been 3 in a row. Isaiah should have been on the dream team. Stockton couldn't carry his jock strap.

Only 4 teams has won back to back championships, the celtics, lakers, bulls and the pistons

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9 1962-63 Boston Celtics
10 2001-02 Los Angeles Lakers

They had the best team around that time they had Shaq and Kobe the best two of the 2000s era

The Contenders

11 1969-70 New York Knicks

this was a great team back then

12 1982-83 Philadelphia 76ers
13 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers
14 2015-16 Golden State Warriors

They are comparable to the 96 Bulls. At the very least, they deserve to be top 5 or 10. One of the greatest teams ever. (And that's saying something, since I personally hate them! I'm a huge Jordan fan! ) But you gotta give credit where it's due. They should be higher.

Even better than the 2014 - 15 Warriors! Kiss that 72 - 10 record good-bye! Here come the Warriors with a 20 - 0 record as of now!

Warriors have the best performance always and are on their best game. Steph curry amps up the three pointers during games as well as Klay Thompson. They have been two of the best players in 2016. The Golden State Warriors rock and are the best team in NBA history.

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15 1997-98 Utah Jazz

I love the jazz

16 1990-91 Chicago Bulls
17 2011-12 Miami Heat

Come on number 16 mike miller can't even stand up and made 7 3 pointers in the finals and dwade chris ostrage I mean bosh and king james at least put them in #3 I'm a heat fAN

18 1969-70 New York Knicks
19 2011-2012 Charlotte Bobcats

Really this team had the wort win percentage ever

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20 2009-10 L.A. Lakers
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