Top 10 Basketball Players of all Time

10. Hakeem Olajuwon

Career playoff stats: 25.9 PPG, 11.2 RPG, 3.3 BPG

Accolades: 2 NBA titles, 2 Finals MVPs, 1 reg. season MVP

Hakeem was one of the greatest post to play, using his great length to his advantage.  He was nearly impossible to stop.

7. Shaquille O'Neal

Career playoff stats: 24.3 PPG, 11.6 RPG, 2.1 BPG

Accolades: 4 NBA titles, 3 Finals MVPs, 1 reg. season MVP

Shaq was fantastic at using his massive size to score on anyone. not to mention, his trademark dunk that broke the glass.

4. Tim Duncan

Career playoff stats: 21.9 PPG, 12.0 RPG, 2.4 BPG

Accolades: 4 NBA titles, 3 Finals MVPs, 2 reg. season MVPs

Tim was one of the greatest power forwards of all time.

9. Wilt Chamberlain

Career playoff stats: 22.5 PPG, 24.5 RPG, 4.2 APG

Accolades: 2 NBA titles, 1 Finals MVP, 4 reg. season MVPs

Wilt has many NBA records in scoring and rebounding.  He is the only player in the NBA to average at least 30 points and 20 rebounds per game in a season, he accomplished this seven times.

6. LeBron James

Career playoff stats: 28.1 PPG, 8.6 RPG, 6.7 APG

Accolades: 2 NBA titles, 2 Finals MVPs, 4 reg. season MVPs

LeBron is the youngest player in NBA history to score 20,000 career points.

 

3. Larry Bird

Career playoff stats: 23.8 PPG, 10.3 RPG, 6.5 APG

Accolades: 3 NBA titles, 2 Finals MVPs, 3 reg. season MVPs

Larry Bird was one of the best shooters in NBA history. He had the strap.

8. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Career playoff stats: 24.3 PPG, 10.5 RPG, 2.4 BPG

Accolades: 6 NBA titles, 2 Finals MVPs, 6 reg. season MVPs

Kareem has the highest career scoring average.

 

5. Magic Johnson

Career playoff stats: 19.5 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 12.3 APG

Accolades: 5 NBA titles, 3 Finals MVPs, 3 reg. season MVPs

Magic Johnson is the leading scorer in NBA history.

 
 

2. Bill Russell

Career playoff stats: 16.2 PPG, 24.9 RPG, 4.7 APG

Accolades: 11 NBA titles, 5 reg. season MVPs

Russell holds the record for the most championships won by an athlete in a North American sports league.

1. Michael Jordan

Career playoff stats: 33.4 PPG, 6.4 RPG, 5.7 APG                                                                  

Accolades: 6 NBA titles, 6 Finals MVPs, 5 reg. season MVPs

He was the greatest basketball player ever, he could not be guarded! Therefore he won six NBA titles which is better than any other player.

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