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.
2. LeBron James
Considered as the second-best player in the NBA’s history LeBron James is known for his versatility, dominance and intelligence. His accomplishments include three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals. James has appeared in fifteen NBA All-Star Games and been named NBA All-Star MVP three times.
He won the 2008 NBA scoring title, is the all-time NBA playoffs scoring leader, and is fourth in all-time career points scored. He has been voted onto the All-NBA First Team twelve times and the All-Defensive First Team
1. Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan is a timeless basketball player and a true legend. Even his biography on the NBA website states ”By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time”. Jordan has a never-ending list of accomplishments, to include a few he has six NBA Finals MVP Awards, ten scoring titles (both all-time records), ten All-NBA First Team designations, nine All-Defensive First Team honors, three steals titles, and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.
He holds the NBA records for highest career regular season scoring average (30.12 points per game) and highest career playoff scoring average (33.45 points per game). He was a man of winning mindset with an aggressive nature. He is the Basketball Icon!