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.