Most Overrated NBA Players

The Top Ten

1 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.

You think leBron is overrated have you seen this guy stephen curry

He is not trash! Best player in the league rn and it will stay that way till he retires. Only better players were Jordan, Kobe, & Larry Bird. - Zakattack2

Boi LeBron got ass kicked in the 2015 finals and people still think he's better hell naw

Ya he lost because his two best teammates were injured and he was playing with an unorganized team that was just put together against 3 all stars. Look at HIS stats from that finals. - willkotheimer1

This older lady who lives on my block overheard couple kids talking about lebron and I guess she was a season ticket holder late 90s with her now deceased husband. She's grey haired lady 70s and she randomly says while we're both listening to them "you know Michael didn't have to leave Chicago for a ring" I chuckled outta shock and surprise, then she's on rampage saying and naming players lebron had with him vs Mike in the old stadium days had nobody to help him until pippen came along, blah blah Yakkity yak she's talking about balling like ESPN person. She misses her husband and those times at games I guess but every thing she said was true and if an old white widow knows Michael's the undisputed king, nobody has ever gotten killed over a pair of Lebrons and he'll never get the rings King Mike has.. never ever. Lastly Michael aside from being greatest to ever ball.. period, be never EVER complained or hit walls like queen James does. - Cush77

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2 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.

Blew a 3-1 lead by himself

He’s trash compared to Lebron. For sure not one of the greats. Only bandwagoners like him. And no, I’m not a Lebron or Cavs fan. I’m a Lakers fan. Just dumb always running into people who say Steph is the greatest of all time. - Tommy_99

3 Jeremy Lin Jeremy Lin Jeremy Shu-How Lin is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association.

trash

4 Klay Thompson Klay Thompson Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.
5 Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Kyam Anthony is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.

Selfish selfish selfish

Not really. - Zakattack2

6 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.

How in the world can you say a guy who won 11 championships in 13 seasons is overrated?

Bill russell can't be overrated if he won 11 finals

Are you kidding me

Overrated

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7 Dwight Howard Dwight Howard Dwight David Howard is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

He sucks. Should have retired after the dunk contest years ago

Have you ever heard of a guy named Chris Webber?

Where is lebron - pranavthegenius

DWIGHT "SOFT" HOWARD WILL NEVER A CHAMP

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8 Yao Ming Yao Ming

He's in China working at a factory that makes those drink umbrellas half the week and rubber dongs the rest of the time - Cush77

He was so trash! I don't even know how or why he is in the hall of fame. - Zakattack2

How can a guy who is 7-6 average just 9.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks throughout his career? Dennis Rodman was 6-7 and averaged 13.1 rebounds for his career. The only reason he was so good was because of his height.

He is tall, that is all.

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9 Anthony Bennett
10 Allen Iverson Allen Iverson Allen Ezail Iverson is an American retired professional basketball player who played for 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association.

yeah ill give you this one I mean he is not good ne more I mean he is fast but not the best and people talk about him like he can really play ball also vince carter should be 2nd I mean he is the same with allen they use to be good but not ne more - ballaboi17

The Newcomers

? Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals.

The Contenders

11 Blake Griffin Blake Griffin Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association.
12 Greg Oden Greg Oden
13 Derrick Rose Derrick Rose Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association.

Plays to fast and out of control.

If he never got injured he’d potentially be one of the best of all time. Like top 15 probably. - Tommy_99

14 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.

He is the most overrated player of all time. His career field goal percentage is 45%. His clutch percentage is around 32%. He has always been surrounded by great players during his championship runs. When he wasn't, his team missed the playoffs.

Very, very overrated. He might of got 81 points once, and I respect that, but he's only won 1 MVP. Michael Jordan won about 5 and Kobe is more overrated than him!

Too much publicity, he is great player but not in the top 10 greatest of all time

THAT'S ALL HE DOES IS SHOOT!

15 Vince Carter Vince Carter Vincent Lamar "Vince" Carter is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
16 Patrick Ewing Patrick Ewing

Why Is He At #2 - FettiMC

17 Bill Walton

Avg 13 point and 10 rebounds for career-? Not Hall of Fame numbers?
Did have 1 good year (resulting in (Teamwork Championship)
Gets NBA credit for his college years.

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

Take away Scottie Pippen and he has no titles! Did not win until Scottie Pippen came and Phil Jackson took over as coach.

Plagued against no competition at his position and couldn't win a title until he was surrounded by all stars

All great players who won championships had help from all star teammates.

All great players had help:
MJ from Scottie Pipoen, Phil Jackson, Rodman, and Grant
Magic Johnson from Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Worthy and Pat Riley
Kareem Abdul Jabbar had help from Oscar Robertson and Magic Johnson and Pat Riley
Larry Bird had help from Kevin McHale and Robert Parish and Red Auerbach
Bill Russel had help from Bob Cousy and John Havlicek
LeBron James had help from Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen, and Shane Battier
Wilt Chamberlain had help from Jerry West and Elgin Baylor
Tim Duncan had help from Gregg Poppvich, David Robinson, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, and Manu Ginobli
Shaq had help from Kobe Bryant and Dwayne Wade, Phil Jackson and Pat Riley
Hakeem Olajuwon had help from Clyde Drexler
Oscar Robertson had help from Kareem
Kobe Bryant had help from Shaq, Phil Jackson. Lamar Odom, Pau Gasol, and Andrew Bynum
Julius Erving had Moses Malone and vics versa, while both also had Mo Cheeks
Jerry West had Wilt Chamberlain and ...more

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19 Dirk Nowitzki Dirk Nowitzki

To people who do not play basketball, dirk is underrated. But to people who know how to play basketball, he is completely overrated. He got hot one postseason and won the finals. Other than that, he is just good at recieving votes telling him he is great, but his performance on the court tells a different tell. Great on offense, weak on defense and rebounding. I personally never seens a 7 footer weaker on defense and rebounding than dirk other than yao.

One the most overrated players in the history of the nba! His scoring numbers wouldn't be that impressive if not for 3pt line and phantom foul calls resulting in undeserved free points!

A rookie stoped him before lol

He can shoot. He is tall. That�'s all. And some people consider him the second best PF of all time...For me, the most overrated basketball player ever.

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20 Bill Laimbeer
21 Kyle Korver Kyle Korver Kyle Elliot Korver is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.

Lebrun sucks even more but he sucks to

22 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.

His being a womanizer or not has nothing to do with his basketball skills.

He is the worst because he is a womanizer

What is wrong with you Magic Johnson can:
Play ANY spot on the court
Is excellent on both ends
He is the GOAT of playmaking
there's nothing he can't do in Basketball
He played Center when Kareem was injured and scored 40 points
He has the 2nd highest amount of triple doubles (Oscar Robertson is first)
He is the 2nd or 3rd Greatest Player of All Time

23 Gilbert Arenas Gilbert Arenas
24 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.

Overhyped to the point where he is only for use as children's entertainment.

He was just big,he had no skills,if he had got sick and lost weight they would have kicked him out of the league

25 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.
26 James Harden James Harden James Edward Harden, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

Flops bad on d... take away free throws and he averages 20 a game. Good but not mvp

27 Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. is a Dominican-American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.

He's 22 putting up #s better than most vets yea he has some flaws but he still young. He doesn't deserve to be called overrated. he's only going to get better. If he continues improving he will become one of the greatest centers of all time

28 Reggie Miller

So overrated. could shoot 3's and that is all

29 Amar'e Stoudemire
30 Ron Artest
31 Tracy McGrady Tracy McGrady Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player who is best known for his career in the National Basketball Association, where he played as both a shooting guard and small forward.
32 Elton Brand
33 Richard Jefferson Richard Jefferson
34 Antawn Jamison
35 Josh Howard
36 Andrew Bynum
37 Ray Allen Ray Allen Walter Ray Allen, Jr. is a former American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent.
38 David Lee
39 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.

I disagree; he's probably the greatest rebounder in NBA history.

Greatest rebounder ever

40 Bob Cousy Bob Cousy
41 Pau Gasol Pau Gasol Pau Gasol Sáez is a Spanish professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.
42 Paul Pierce Paul Pierce Paul Anthony Pierce is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.
43 Draymond Green

Devin Booker who averaged 24 ppg loses an all star appearance to a guy who almost averages single digits in points.

44 Kyrie Irving Kyrie Irving Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.
45 Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.
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