10 Greatest Basketball Players Of This Year, Updated

10.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

He  (April 16, 1947) played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks & the Los Angeles Lakers.

09.Tim Duncan

He (April 25, 1976)  Nicknamed "the Big Fundamental", he is widely regarded as the greatest power forward of all time & one of the greatest players in NBA history.

08.Shaquille O’Neal

O'Neal is regarded as one of the greatest basketball players and centers of all time. He is a 7-foot-1-inch (2.16 m) and 325-pound (147 kg) center who played for six teams over his 19-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and is a four-time NBA champion.

07.Larry Bird

coach and executive in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "the Hick from French Lick" and "Larry Legend," Bird is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

06.Bill Russell

born February 12, 1934)A five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a 12-time All-Star, he was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA championships during his 13-year career.

05.Oscar Robertson

(born November 24, 1938) Robertson played point guard and was a 12-time All-Star, 11-time member of the All-NBA Team, and one-time winner of the MVP award in 14 seasons.

04.Wilt Chamberlain

He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

03.Magic Johnson

(born August 14, 1959)Often regarded as the best point guard of all time,[2][3] Johnson played 13 seasons for the Lakers and was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996.

02.Michael Jordan

(born February 17, 1963)Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time."Jordan was integral in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s, becoming a global cultural icon in the process.

01.LeBron James

born December 30, 1984, Nicknamed "King James", he is widely considered one of the greatest players in NBA history and is frequently compared to Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player ever.

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