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


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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

With everyone finally healthy including Walton they were the best team ever.
People forget Bird from 84-through 87 but really 84,85,86 was the greatest three year window of anyone in NBA ever. He could basically do anything he wanted it was needed at the time.
This team by far was also the greatest passing team ever. #2 doesn't even come close. The Lakers passed due fast break points. Which you can't have's fast break every possession. The Celtics would pass the extra pass to the open guy and he'd find the more open guy to then finally passing to the guy with nobody within 8 feet of him.

This 86 celtics team was the best ever.

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.


One word: Wilt Chamberlain

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

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4 1964-65 Boston Celtics

I want a team that Is more reasant from 2010-2017

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 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

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

They were so good back then

Bad boys forever

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9 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

10 1962-63 Boston Celtics

The Contenders

11 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!

They Now Have A New Record 73-9

Um, this was the begining of the most dominant stretch a team has had.

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12 1969-70 New York Knicks

this was a great team back then

13 2012-13 Miami Heat

Why don't we throw this to number 1 if it had allthe mean people

LEBRON and WADE and BOSH and ALLEN should be top 10
Went on 3rd longest win streak in history
Beat the juggernaut of the spurs


14 1982-83 Philadelphia 76ers
15 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers
16 1970-71 Milwaukee Bucks

Should be higher up on list. The Big O plus Sweet Lew and awesome supporting cast. This team was unstoppable. Swept Bullets in 4. Would have won more but Lew took his show to LA.

17 1996-97 Chicago Bulls
18 1984-85 Boston Celtics
19 1990-91 Chicago Bulls
20 1997-98 Utah Jazz

I love the jazz

21 1982-83 Philadelphia 76ers
22 2011-2012 Charlotte Bobcats

Really this team had the wort win percentage ever

The guy was probably going to say, they got their asses kicked

Kicked so much ass

23 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

24 2007-08 Boston Celtics
25 2009-10 L.A. Lakers
26 1969-70 New York Knicks
27 1994-95 Houston Rockets
28 1991-92 Chicago Bulls
29 1999-2000 Los Angeles Lakers
30 2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland Started out pretty rough but they put some effort and managed to make it to the finals. And ended up to stay in the finals with the Golden State Warriors. And that maybe made some people shocked Cleveland beat Golden State at home and won the championship.

Beat the best regular season team of all time in the finals and did they sealed it on the road in a game 7. From Lebron to Kyrie to Kevin Love, Thompson and JR Smith, this is a complete team that got the job done with a rookie head coach.

It was awesome the team I lime won

31 2014-15 San Antonio Spurs
32 2003-2004 Detroit Pistons

Best all-around team of all-time!

33 2014-15 Golden State Warriors

Just making it to the finals is amazing. But they won a championship, and in 2016, they went 73-9! A record, definitely a great team, with a great future.

34 2017-18 San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs are amusement I am so rich I have 16 tvs and the rest of the teams are poor

35 1983-84 L.A. Lakers
36 2014-2015 Charlotte Hornets
37 2013-2014 San Antonio Spurs

The way they dismantled the defending champions Miami Heat...they should be higher than the Raptors that didn't even make the finals...ever.

38 2005-06 Houston Rockets
39 2013-2014 Milwaukee Bucks

Worst record in Nba that season.. Really? - peaceswagtv

40 2013-2014 Toronto Raptors
41 2015-2016 San Antonio Spurs


42 2012-2013 Miami Heat

They had the best record plus they had the elite three

43 1990-91 Cleveland Cavaliers
44 2001-02 Sacramento Kings
45 1997-98 Chicago Bulls
46 2015-2016 Philadelphia 76ers
47 2015-16 Oklahoma City Thunder

This Team Had KD But He Left To Bad So Sad
#KD Best Player

48 1972-1973 Philadelphia 76ers
49 2016-17 San Antonio Spurs
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