Top Ten Most Legendary NBA Players

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The Top Ten

1 Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael 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

THE Greatest Of All Time - FettiMC

Simply, G.O.A.T

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2 Magic Johnson Magic Johnson Earvin "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.
3 Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Bird is a 3x champ, 1x ROTY, 1x Finals MVP, 3x 3PT Contest winner, all with the Boston Celtics. (1979-1992)

Toughest, Legendary trash talker in NBA history!

Sniper I n the hard court

4 Wilt Chamberlain Wilt Chamberlain Wilton 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!

HE DESERVES THE NUMBER 2.

Holds more scoring and rebounding records than any other player in NBA history.
Also holds the NBA record for most blocked shots in a game [26], but achieved this the year before it was kept as an "official" stat.

5 Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is a retired American professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. He is known for his fun, friendly personality, and is one of the most beloved athletes of all time.

He played for at least 2 teams. - EpicJake

@epicjake u dumbass he played for 7 teams

6 Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing
7 Bill Russell Bill Russell William Felton "Bill" Russell is an American retired professional basketball player. Russell played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association from 1956 to 1969.

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

THE LIST MAKER HAS NO IDEA ABOUT BASKETBALL.
THE NEVER MVP OF NBA EWING HIGHER THAN THE 6 TIMES JABBAR AND THE, 5 TIMES RUSSEL?

8 David Robinson David Robinson David 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

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

Greatest Center of all time

10 LeBron James LeBron James LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. LeBron has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and the Lakers.

He's in the top 10.

The Contenders

11 Jerry West Jerry West Jerry 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.

12 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem 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.

Top scorer of all times, the only one with 6 MVP titles and he's out of the top 10?

13 Steve Nash Steve Nash Stephen John Nash, is a Canadian retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association.
14 Rasheed Wallace Rasheed Wallace Rasheed Abdul "Sheed" Wallace is an American retired professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
15 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant Kobe 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. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.

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16 Karl Malone Karl Malone Karl 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.
17 George Mikan George Mikan

The first NBA legend.

18 Tim Duncan Tim Duncan Timothy Theodore "Tim" Duncan is an American professional basketball player who has played his entire career for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
19 Dennis Rodman Dennis Rodman Dennis Keith Rodman is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association.
20 Moses Malone Moses Malone Moses Eugene Malone was an American basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association from 1974 through 1995. The center was named the NBA Most Valuable Player three times and was a 12-time NBA All-Star and an eight-time All-NBA selection. ...read more.
21 Julius Erving Julius Erving Julius Winfield Erving II, commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is an American retired basketball player who helped popularize a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and playing above the rim.
22 Charles Barkley Charles Barkley Charles Wade Barkley is an American retired professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
23 Elgin Baylor Elgin Baylor
24 Bob Pettit Bob Pettit
25 Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Wardell Stephen Curry II is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Many players and analysts have called him the greatest shooter in NBA history. He is one of the most beloved, as well as hated, stars in the NBA today.
26 George Gervin George Gervin George Gervin, nicknamed "The Iceman," is an American retired professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association for the Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, and Chicago Bulls.
27 Allen Iverson Allen Iverson Allen Ezail Iverson is an American retired professional basketball player who played for 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
28 Oscar Robertson Oscar Robertson Oscar 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.

29 Larry Johnson
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