The NBA's Most Underrated Players


The Top Ten

1 Ray Allen Ray Allen Walter Ray Allen, Jr. is a former American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent.

everybody sees other players but if I look at ray allen, he's just as or more competitive than most nba stars..

great talent coupled with discipline and smarts. just a class act.

Best three point shooter ever! And is very clutch like in game 6 of the finals

People always saw him as "the sidekick" and when he was on the bucks, people just...underrated him.

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2 Manu Ginobili

He is not only underrated in the NBA, he is also underrated for the team, where he just play an average 28 minutes per games. He is also a top ten in 48 min stats, was on the top of the list when the season started. I give my vote to Ray Allen and Kevin Martin too.

He lays himself very low, so as the whole spurs team. As others said, a great player is who steps up in final minutes, you can find most times, manu was handling the ball at those time, coach know who is the best option to make those plays.

Manu is really good maybe the best clutch player in the league
- DiscoWaffle

This guy is the most underrated player in NBA history, by far. He is probably the most underrated player in the entire professional sports history.

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3 Paul Pierce Paul Pierce Paul Anthony Pierce is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.

May not be some superstar like a Lebron, Kobe, or Durant. But when the time calls he's clutch! 9 time all star, and NBA finals MVP. He is nothing short of a true basketball player.

He might not be Kobe or Lebron, but neither is anyone else. This guy doesn't get the respect he deserves.

for sure watched him play alone for years. now he can shine and shine he will. 2008 Finals MVP. 4-9-08 - madmadworld

4 Chris Bosh Chris Bosh Christopher Wesson Bosh is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association.

Chris Bosh is really a star. He is very underrated cause nobody cares about him. People are too focused on lebron and wade but honestly, bosh really deserves a spotlight in miami well lebron and wade took it all.

He has maybe the second best mid range jump shot in the league

People that play with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade tend to get underrated.

One of the greatest power forwards ever - 2storm

5 Steve Nash Steve Nash Stephen John Nash, is a Canadian retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association.

Steve nash is a good role player right now in his career because he can still shoot and pass

He is not underrated. He has 2 back to back mvp awards that he shouldn't have gotten. He's overrated

History Books.

I'm a Az boy, so you are dumb if you think Steve Nash is bad

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6 Rudy Gay Rudy Gay Rudy Carlton Gay Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
7 Michael Redd

Fantastic scorer when he was with the Bucks but barely ever considered great because of the small city.

Great at OSU but everybody forgot about him after injuries. All that aside he's a well rounded player that can score when needed.

8 J.R. Smith J.R. Smith

He is so good and doesn't get any credit for it

Jr smith is a bum. He squanders his talent so much

9 Dirk Nowitzki Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk barely misses free-throws! HES #1!

One a championship with a very mediocre team. You can't say that about any other player in the modern era.

The best sharpshooter of all time

Great hall of fame no respect

10 Chris Paul Chris Paul Christopher Emmanuel Paul is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.

No he is not rondo is the most underrated player in the nba, rajon is the best on his team, he is the most underrated because of his jumper that is the main reason why he is the most underrated player and he also keeps his team together. Nobody will be more underrated then rondo. PERIOD

Chris paul is never a big factor on the highlight reels but he is a good set up man and can shoot and is a good ball handler and a lockdown defender

Chris paul is a top 20 player all time. check out his advanced stats and compare them to other point guards.

Better than Blake people! Whad'y thinking!

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The Newcomers

? Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns
? DeMarre Carroll

The Contenders

11 Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Kyam Anthony is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association.

Best offensive player in the NBA in my opinion. Plus he had real footwork and plays decent perimeter defense even though he never fills out stat sheets.

Great one-on-one scoring ability. Can finish both from inside an outside.. But he never had a good couple of people around him to max his potential..

Not really that underrated at all (in my opinion.) - MasonOcker

Melo is 0ne of the greatest SF because he has a great jump shot better jump shot than LeBron

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12 Kevin Martin Kevin Martin Kevin Dallas Martin, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

Personally one of my fave players in the league to watch. The guy is so efficient on the offensive end and is really a top 5 scorer in the league right now. That is how good he really is as he can score in so many different ways yet never gets the credit he deserves.

On another note, I don't see how Paul could be underrated lol, every single person knows how good he is. But I do agree with the other ones ahead of K-Mart though those are arguable - ColdJ3

this guy has the potential to be a prolific scorer and he doesn't say much about it he goes out and does his job. he is the NBA version of Andre Johnson

Has the potential to by far be one of the top 10 scorers in the league at the very least. A strong jump shot and his free throw shooting and layups are phenomenal as well

Most People probably don't even know who K-Mart is, yet his stat line is always top 10-20 in the league each year

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13 Al Jefferson

Al Jefferson should play for a different team. He is not doing anything at defense and he is doing a little bit good at offense. That is why he should not play for the Utah Jazz. - hosseinshobeiry

14 Ben Gordon

This dude is a beast! Not only is he great shooting the 3, but he can shoot two's, and layup as well giving his game more depth then being a linear player. He's a great leader and scorer. Need proof? Go to YouTube and find his footage against the Celtics in '09 when he was a Bull.

15 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. V 1 Comment
16 Richard Hamilton

This is the best shooter in the league, hands down. - gotdamnnnn

No one noticed him

17 John Wall John Wall

John Wall is the best all around point Guard in my opinion. I mean how does team USA pass him up for Damien Lillard, Steph Curry, and Kyrie and he can score easily when he rebounds or steals the ball and just pushes the ball with his quickness.

John Wall deserved to be the 1st pick overall he just started getting recognition but before nobody ever talked about his scoring and his excellent passing.

18 Zach Randolph
19 Kyle Lowry Kyle Lowry Kyle Lowry is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association.
20 Michael Carter-Williams
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