Top 100 All-Time NBA Players

Guess the 100 greatest NBA players according to ESPN
According to ESPN in January 2016
Main Team = Team in which the player is mainly identified to.
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Rank
Player
Position
Main Team
Career
1
Michael Jordan
SG
Bulls
1984-03
2
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
C
Lakers
1969-89
3
LeBron James
SF
Cavaliers
2003-
4
Magic Johnson
PG
Lakers
1979-96
5
Wilt Chamberlain
C
Warriors
1959-73
6
Larry Bird
SF
Celtics
1979-92
7
Bill Russell
C
Celtics
1956-69
8
Tim Duncan
PF
Spurs
1997-16
9
Shaquille O'Neal
C
Lakers
1992-11
10
Hakeem Olajuwon
C
Rockets
1984-02
11
Oscar Robertson
PG
Royals
1960-74
12
Kobe Bryant
SG
Lakers
1996-16
13
Jerry West
SG
Lakers
1960-74
14
Julius Erving
SF
76ers
1971-87
15
Moses Malone
C
76ers
1974-95
16
Karl Malone
PF
Jazz
1985-04
17
Dirk Nowitzki
PF
Mavericks
1998-19
18
Charles Barkley
PF
76ers
1984-00
19
John Stockton
PG
Jazz
1984-03
20
David Robinson
C
Spurs
1989-03
21
Kevin Garnett
PF
Timberwolves
1995-16
22
Kevin Durant
SF
Thunder
2007-
23
Stephen Curry
PG
Warriors
2009-
24
Elgin Baylor
SF
Lakers
1958-71
25
Scottie Pippen
SF
Bulls
1987-04
26
Isiah Thomas
PG
Pistons
1981-94
27
Dwyane Wade
SG
Heat
2003-19
28
John Havlicek
SF
Celtics
1962-78
29
Chris Paul
PG
Clippers
2005-
30
Steve Nash
PG
Suns
1996-15
31
Kevin McHale
PF
Celtics
1980-93
32
Patrick Ewing
C
Knicks
1985-02
33
George Mikan
C
Lakers
1947-56
34
Bob Pettit
PF
Hawks
1954-65
35
Jason Kidd
PG
Nets
1994-13
36
Clyde Drexler
SG
Trail Blazers
1984-98
37
Rick Barry
SF
Warriors
1965-80
38
Walt Frazier
PG
Knicks
1967-80
39
Bob Cousy
PG
Celtics
1950-70
40
Elvin Hayes
PF
Bullets
1968-84
41
Gary Payton
PG
SuperSonics
1990-07
42
Bill Walton
C
Trail Blazers
1974-87
43
James Worthy
SF
Lakers
1982-94
44
Dominique Wilkins
SF
Hawks
1982-99
45
Paul Pierce
SF
Celtics
1998-17
46
Allen Iverson
SG
76ers
1996-10
47
George Gervin
SG
Spurs
1972-86
48
Willis Reed
C
Knicks
1964-74
49
Russell Westbrook
PG
Thunder
2008-
50
Ray Allen
SG
Bucks
1996-14
Rank
Player
Position
Main Team
Career
51
Reggie Miller
SG
Pacers
1987-05
52
Bob McAdoo
C
Braves
1972-86
53
Wes Unseld
C
Bullets
1968-81
54
Bernard King
SF
Knicks
1977-93
55
Dave Cowens
C
Celtics
1970-83
56
Pau Gasol
PF
Grizzlies
2001-19
57
Robert Parish
C
Celtics
1976-97
58
Tony Parker
PG
Spurs
2002-19
59
Carmelo Anthony
SF
Knicks
2003-
60
Earl Monroe
SG
Knicks
1967-80
61
Manu Ginobili
SG
Spurs
2002-18
62
Alex English
SF
Nuggets
1976-91
63
Tracy McGrady
SG
Magic
1997-12
64
Dennis Rodman
PF
Pistons
1986-00
65
Alonzo Mourning
C
Heat
1992-08
66
Chris Webber
PF
Kings
1993-08
67
Dwight Howard
C
Magic
2004-
68
Bob Lanier
C
Pistons
1970-84
69
Vince Carter
SG
Raptors
1998-20
70
Artis Gilmore
C
Bulls
1971-88
71
Pete Maravich
SG
Jazz
1970-80
72
Adrian Dantley
SF
Jazz
1976-91
73
Dikembe Mutombo
C
Nuggets
1991-09
74
Dolph Schayes
PF
Nationals
1949-64
75
Blake Griffin
PF
Clippers
2009-
76
Nate Archibald
PG
Kings
1970-84
77
Joe Dumars
SG
Pistons
1985-99
78
Sam Jones
SG
Celtics
1957-69
79
Jerry Lucas
PF
Royals
1963-74
80
Grant Hill
SF
Pistons
1994-13
81
Sidney Moncrief
SG
Bucks
1979-91
82
David Thompson
SG
Nuggets
1975-84
83
Chris Mullin
SF
Warriors
1985-01
84
Dennis Johnson
PG
Celtics
1976-90
85
Dave DeBusschere
PF
Pistons
1962-74
86
Chris Bosh
PF
Raptors
2003-16
87
Chauncey Billups
PG
Pistons
1997-14
88
Billy Cunningham
SF
76ers
1965-76
89
Yao Ming
C
Rockets
2002-11
90
Paul Arizin
SF
Warriors
1950-62
91
Maurice Cheeks
PG
76ers
1978-93
92
Nate Thurmond
C
Warriors
1963-77
93
Lenny Wilkens
PG
Hawks
1960-75
94
Mark Price
PG
Cavaliers
1986-98
95
Marc Gasol
C
Grizzlies
2008-
96
Bobby Jones
PF
76ers
1974-86
97
James Harden
SG
Rockets
2009-
98
Gail Goodrich
SG
Lakers
1965-79
99
Kevin Love
PF
Timberwolves
2008-
100
Shawn Kemp
PF
SuperSonics
1989-03
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I could see the poster a coworker used to have of Adrian Dantley, but there was no way i could summon up his name. Same with Shawn Kemp--I could recall him making it rain, but could not remember his name. Or Paul Arizin, who i remembered as Paul Azinger, who is a golfer, not an athlete.