NBA has always introduced exceptional basketball players to the world. But there are very few who leaves their mark behind; THE ICONS. Here is a list of some of the best Basketball players of all time.
Considering dominance, versatility, longevity, accolades and some other factors, here are the top 10 best basketball players of all time.
5. Wilt Chamberlain
With some mind-boggling basketball tactics Wilt Chamberlain provided quiet an entertainment with his game. He had an average of 50 points in a season and an average of more than 22 rebounds in his entire career. He is statistically the most dominant player in the NBA history.
Chamberlain won two NBA championships, earning four regular-season MVP awards, the Rookie of the Year award, one NBA Finals MVP award, and was selected to 13 All-Star Games and ten All-NBA First and Second teams.
4. Kareem Abdul Jabbar
Known as the definition of unstoppable Kareem Abdul Jabbar is an all-time leading scorer. He has played 20 seasons in the NBA for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. Abdul-Jabbar was a record six-time NBA MVP, a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a 15-time All-NBA selection, and an 11-time NBA All-Defensive Team member.
A member of six NBA championship teams as a player and two more as an assistant coach, Abdul-Jabbar twice was voted NBA Finals MVP. In 1996, he was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
3. Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson is regarded as the best point guard of all time and he has led the Los Angeles Lakers to numerous NBA finals. He won a championship and an NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award in his rookie season, and won four more championships with the Lakers during the 1980s. The point-guard used his large frame to shred defenses with precision. It was always a treat to see him play.