Monday, August 19, 2013

50 Greatest Players in NBA History: 2013 Edition

The NBA celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1996 in style, by naming the 50 greatest players since the founding of the league in 1946. 17 years have passed since the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team and it is time to update the list of the NBA Top-50. In this post, I ranked the 50 greatest players in NBA history. All Stats/Accolades are through 2012-2013 season.
NOTE:
Underline Indicates Active Player
Bold indicates league record for accolade/stat
Accolades provided by Wikipedia
Player/Team Stats provided by Basketball-reference.com
Note: All Stats/Accolades are accurate as of August 2013


1.      Bill Russell
Center: Boston Celtics (1956–1969)


11× NBA champion (1957, 1959–1966, 1968–1969)
5× NBA Most Valuable Player (1958, 1961–1963, 1965)
5× NBA rebounding champion (1957–1959, 1964–1965)
12× NBA All-Star (1958–1969)
3× All-NBA First Team (1959, 1963, 1965)
NBA All-Defensive First Team (1969)
2nd All-Time in Rebounds and Rebounds per Game
Best Center of All-Time IMO (In My Opinion)

2.      Michael Jordan
Shooting Guard: Chicago Bulls (1984-1993), (1995-1998) Washington Wizards (2001-2003)


6× NBA champion (1991–1993, 1996–1998)
6× NBA Finals MVP (1991–1993, 1996–1998)
5× NBA Most Valuable Player (1988, 1991–1992, 1996, 1998)
14× NBA All-Star (1985–1993, 1996–1998, 2002–2003)
NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1988)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1985)
10× NBA scoring champion (1987–1993, 1996–1998)
3× NBA steals champion (1988, 1990, 1993)
10× All-NBA First Team (1987–1993, 1996–1998)
All-Time Scoring Leader in Bulls History (3rd All-Time)
Best Shooting Guard and Best Scorer of All-Time IMO

3.      Magic Johnson
Point Guard: Los Angeles Lakers (1979-1991) (1996)



               5× NBA champion (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987–1988)
3× NBA Finals MVP (1980, 1982, 1987)
3× NBA Most Valuable Player (1987, 1989–1990)
12× NBA All-Star (1980, 1982–1992)
2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1990, 1992)
9× All-NBA First Team (1983–1991)
4× NBA assists leader (1983–1984), (1986–1987)
2× NBA steals leader (1981–1982)
Best Point Guard of All-Time IMO


4.      Kareem Abdul-Jabaaar
Center: Milwaukee Bucks (1969-1975) Los Angeles Lakers (1975-1989)


6× NBA champion (1971, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987–1988)
2× NBA Finals MVP (1971, 1985)
6× NBA Most Valuable Player (1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1980)
19× NBA All-Star (1970–1977, 1979–1989)
10× All-NBA First Team (1971–1974, 1976–1977, 1980–1981, 1984, 1986)
5× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1974–1975, 1979–1981)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1970)
2× NBA scoring champion (1971–1972)
NBA rebounding champion (1976)
4× NBA blocks leader (1975–1976, 1979–1980)
3rd All-Time in Blocks
2nd All-Time in Games Played
All-time leader in career points (38,387)


5.      Larry Bird
Small Forward: Boston Celtics (1979-1992)


3× NBA champion (1981, 1984, 1986)
2× NBA Finals MVP (1984, 1986)
3× NBA Most Valuable Player (1984–1986)
12× NBA All-Star (1980–1988, 1990–1992)
9× All-NBA First Team (1980–1988)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1980)
Celtics All-Time Leader in Points per Game (23.4)
6.      LeBron James
Small Forward: Cleveland Cavaliers (2003-2010) Miami Heat (2010-Present)


               2× NBA champion (2012–2013)
2× NBA Finals MVP (2012–2013)
4× NBA Most Valuable Player (2009–2010, 2012–2013)
9× NBA All-Star (2005–2013)
NBA Rookie of the Year (2004)
NBA scoring champion (2008)
7× All-NBA First Team (2006, 2008–2013)
5× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2009–2013)
Currently Third All-Time in Points per Game (27.1)
7.      Tim Duncan
Power Forward: San Antonio Spurs (1997-Present)


4× NBA champion (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007)
3× NBA Finals MVP (1999, 2003, 2005)
2× NBA Most Valuable Player (2002–2003)
14× NBA All-Star (1998, 2000–2011, 2013)
10× All-NBA First Team (1998–2005, 2007, 2013)
8× All-Defensive First Team (1999–2003, 2005, 2007–2008)
Currently 8th All Time in Blocks
Spurs All-Time Leader in: Points, Rebounds, Field Goals Made, Games Played
Best Power Forward of All-Time IMO

8.      Shaquille O’Neal
Center: Orlando Magic (1992-1996) Los Angeles Lakers (1996-2004) Miami Heat (2004-2008) Phoenix Suns (2008-2009) Cleveland Cavaliers (2009-2010) Boston Celtics (2010-2011)
4× NBA champion (2000, 2001, 2002, 2006)
3× NBA Finals MVP (2000–2002)
NBA Most Valuable Player (2000)
15× NBA All-Star (1993–1998, 2000–2007, 2009)
2× NBA scoring champion (1995, 2000)
8× All-NBA First Team (1998, 2000–2006)
3× All-Defensive Second Team (2000–2001, 2003)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1993)
6th All-Time in Points Scored
7th All-Time in Blocks

9.      Wilt Chamberlain
Center: San Francisco Warriors (1959-1965) Philadelphia 76ers (1965-1968) Los Angeles Lakers (1968-1973)


2× NBA champion (1967, 1972)
NBA Finals MVP (1972)
4× NBA Most Valuable Player (1960, 1966–1968)
13× NBA All-Star (1960–1969, 1971–1973)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1960)
7× NBA scoring champion (1960–1966)
11× NBA rebounding champion (1960–1963, 1966–1969, 1971–1973)
7× All-NBA First Team (1960–1962, 1964, 1965–1968)
All-Time Leader in Rebounds and Rebounds per Game
5th All-Time in Points Scored

10.  Oscar Robertson
Point Guard: Cincinnati Royals (1960-1970) Milwaukee Bucks (1970-1974)


NBA Champion (1971)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1964)
12× NBA All-Star (1961–1972)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1961)
9× All-NBA First Team (1961–1969)
7× NBA assists leader (1961-1962, 1964-1966, 1968-1969)
6th All-Time in Assists and 4th All Time in Assists per Game
10th All-Time in Points Scored and 9th All-Time in Points per Game (25.7)

11.  Hakeem Olajuwon
Center: Houston Rockets (1984-2001) Toronto Raptors (2001-2002)


2× NBA champion (1994–1995)
2× NBA Finals MVP (1994–1995)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1994)
12× NBA All-Star (1985–1990, 1992–1997)
2× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1993–1994)
2x NBA rebounding leader (1989-1990)
3× NBA blocks leader (1990-1991, 1993)
6× All-NBA First Team (1987–1989, 1993–1994, 1997)
5× All-Defensive First Team (1987–1988, 1990, 1993-1994)
All-Time Leader in Blocks
12th All-Time in Rebounds
9th All-Time in Points
Rockets All-Time Leader in: Points, Field Goals Made, Rebounds, Blocks, Steals

12.  Karl Malone
Power Forward: Utah Jazz (1985-2003) Los Angeles Lakers (2003-2004)


2× NBA Most Valuable Player (1997, 1999)
14× NBA All-Star (1988–1998, 2000–2002)
11× All-NBA First Team (1989–1999)
3× All-Defensive First Team (1997–1999)
2nd All-Time in Points Scored
4th All-Time in Games Played
6th All-Time in Rebounds

13.  Julius Erving
Small Forward
ABA Career: Virginia Squires (1971-1973) New York Nets (1973-1976)
NBA Career: Philadelphia 76ers (1976-1987)

NBA champion (1983)
2× ABA champion (1974, 1976)
2× ABA Playoffs MVP (1974, 1976)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1981)
3× ABA Most Valuable Player (1974–1976)
11× NBA All-Star (1977–1987)
5× ABA All-Star (1972–1976)
5× All-NBA First Team (1978, 1980–1983)
4× All-ABA First Team (1973–1976)
76ers All-Time Leader in Blocks
14.  Kobe Bryant
Shooting Guard: Los Angeles Lakers (1996-Present)

5× NBA champion (2000–2002, 2009–2010)
2× NBA Finals MVP (2009–2010)
NBA Most Valuable Player (2008)
15× NBA All-Star (1998, 2000–2013)
2× NBA scoring champion (2006–2007)
11× All-NBA First Team (2002–2004, 2006–2013)
9× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2000, 2003–2004,
Currently 4th All-Time in Points Scored
Lakers All-Time Leader in: Points, Three Point Field Goals Made, Free Throws Made, Steals

15.  Kevin Garnett
Minnesota Timberwolves (1995-2007) Boston Celtics (2007-2013) Brooklyn Nets (Present)



               NBA champion (2008)
NBA Most Valuable Player (2004)
15× NBA All-Star (1997–1998, 2000–2011, 2013)
NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2008)
4× All-NBA First Team (2000, 2003–2004, 2008)
9× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2000–2005, 2008–2009, 2011)
4× NBA rebounding champion (2004–2007)
Currently 10th All-Time in Rebounds
Currently 15th All-Time in Points Scored
Timberwolves All-Time Leader in: Points, Rebounds, Steals, Field Goals Made, Free Throws Made, Blocks, Assists, Games Played

16.  Moses Malone
Center 
ABA Career: Utah Stars (1974-1975) Saint Louis Spirits (1975-1976) Buffalo Braves (1976-1977) 

NBA Career: Houston Rockets (1977-1982) Philadelphia 76ers (1982-1986) Washington Bullets (1986-1988) Atlanta Hawks (1988-1991) Milwaukee Bucks (1991-1993) Philadelphia 76ers (1993-1994) San Antonio Spurs (1994-1995)
NBA Champion (1983)
NBA Finals MVP (1983)
3× NBA Most Valuable Player (1979, 1982–1983)
12× NBA All-Star (1978–1989)
2× ABA All-Star (1975–1976)
6× NBA rebounding champion (1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985)
4 X NBA All-Defensive First Team (1979, 1982–1983, 1985)
5th All-Time in Rebounds
7th All-Time in Points

17.  Jerry West
Shooting Guard: Los Angeles Lakers (1960-1974)
NBA champion (1972)
NBA Finals MVP (1969)
14× NBA All-Star (1960–1974)
NBA scoring champion (1970)
10× All-NBA First Team (1962–1967, 1970–1973)
4× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1970–1973)
NBA assists leader (1972)
5th All-Time in Points per Game (27.0)
2nd All-Time in Lakers Franchise in: Points, Points per Game, Assists and Free Throws Made

18.  Dirk Nowitzki
Power Forward: Dallas Mavericks (1998-Present)
NBA champion (2011)
NBA Finals MVP (2011)
NBA Most Valuable Player (2007)
11× NBA All-Star (2002–2012)
4× All-NBA First Team (2005–2007, 2009)
Currently 17th All-Time in Points Scored
Mavericks All-Time Leader in: Points, Three Point Field Goals Made, Total Field Goals Made, Free Throws Made, Rebounds, Games Played

19.  David Robinson
Center: San Antonio Spurs (1989-2003)

2× NBA champion (1999, 2003)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1995)
NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1992)
10× NBA All-Star (1990–1996, 1998, 2000–2001)
4× All-NBA First Team (1991–1992, 1995–1996)
4× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1991–1992, 1995–1996)
NBA scoring champion (1994)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1990)
5th All-Time in Blocks
Spurs All-Time Leader in: Blocks, Steals, Free Throws Made

20.  Paul Pierce
Small Forward: Boston Celtics (1998-2013) Brooklyn Nets (Present)

NBA champion (2008)
NBA Finals MVP (2008)
10× NBA All-Star (2002–2006, 2008–2012)
All-NBA Second Team (2009)
3× All-NBA Third Team (2002–2003, 2008)
Currently 20th All-Time in Points Scored
Currently 10th All-Time in Free Throws Made
Currently 5th All-Time in Three Point Field Goals Made
Currently 28th All-Time in Steals
Celtics All-Time Leader in: Three Point Field Goals Made, Free Throws Made, Steals
2nd All-Time in Celtics Franchise History in: Points, Points per Game (21.8)
3rd All-Time in Celtics Franchise History in: Field Goals Made, Games Played, Minutes Played
4th All-Time in Celtics Franchise History in: Assists, Blocks

21.  John Havlicek
Small Forward: Boston Celtics (1962-1978)

8× NBA champion (1963–1966, 1968–1969, 1974, 1976)
NBA Finals MVP (1974)
13× NBA All-Star (1966–1978)
5× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1972–1976)
12th All-Time in Points Scored
Celtics All-Time Leader in: Points, Field Goals Made, Games Played, Minutes Played
2nd All-Time in Celtics Franchise History in: Free Throws Made, Assists


22.  Scottie Pippen
Small Forward: Chicago Bulls (1987-1998) Houston Rockets (1998-1999) Portland Trail Blazers (1999-2003) Chicago Bulls (2003-2004)

6× NBA champion (1991–1993, 1996–1998)
7× NBA All-Star (1990, 1992–1997)
3× All-NBA First Team (1994–1996)
2× All-NBA Second Team (1992, 1997)
2× All-NBA Third Team (1993, 1998)
8× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1992–1999)
NBA steals leader (1995)
6th All-Time in Steals
2nd All-Time in Bulls History in: Steals, Assists, Points, Field Goals Made, Games Played
3rd All-Time in Bulls History in: Three Point Field Goals Made, Rebounds

23.  Isiah Thomas
Point Guard: Detroit Pistons (1981-1994)

2× NBA champion (1989–1990)
NBA Finals MVP (1990)
12× NBA All-Star (1982–1993)
3× All-NBA First Team (1984–1986)
2× All-NBA Second Team (1983, 1987)
7th All-time in Assists
Pistons All-Time Leader in: Points, Field Goals Made, Free Throws Made, Assists, Steals

24.  John Stockton
Point Guard: Utah Jazz (1984-2003)

10× NBA All-Star (1989–1997, 2000)
2× All-NBA First Team (1994–1995)
6× All-NBA Second Team (1988–1990, 1992–1993, 1996)
9× NBA assists leader (1987–1996)
2× NBA steals leader (1989, 1992)
All-Time Leader in Steals
All-Time Leader in Assists
2nd All-Time in Assists per Game
3rd All-Time in Games Played

25. Bob Pettit
Power Forward: Milwaukee/ Saint Louis Haws (1954-1965)


NBA champion (1958)
2× NBA Most Valuable Player (1956, 1959)
11× NBA All-Star (1955–1965)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1955)
2× NBA scoring champion (1957, 1959)
10× All-NBA First Team (1955–1964)

26.      Bob Cousy
Point Guard: Boston Celtics (1950-1963) Cincinnati Royals (1969-1970)

6× NBA champion (1957, 1959-1963)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1957)
13× All-Star (1951–1963)
10× All-NBA First Team (1952–1961)
8× NBA assists leader (1953-1960)
15th All-Time in Assists

27.      Kevin McHale
Power Forward: Boston Celtics (1980-1993)

3× NBA champion (1981, 1984, 1986)
7× NBA All-Star (1984, 1986–1991)
2× NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1984–1985)
All-NBA First Team (1987)
3× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1986–1988)
3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1983, 1989–1990)

28.      Charles Barkley
Power Forward: Philadelphia 76ers (1984-1992) Phoenix Suns (1992-1996) Houston Rockets (1996-2000)

NBA Most Valuable Player (1993)
11× NBA All-Star (1987–1997)
5× All-NBA First Team (1988–1991, 1993)
5× All-NBA Second Team (1986–1987, 1992, 1994–1995)
All-NBA Third Team (1996)

29.      George Gervin
Shooting Guard
ABA Career: Virginia Squires (1972-1974) San Antonio Spurs (1974-1976)
NBA Career: San Antonio Spurs (1976-1985) Chicago Bulls (1985-1986)

9× NBA All-Star (1977–1985)
3× ABA All-Star (1974–1976)
NBA All-Star Game MVP (1980)
4× NBA scoring champion (1978–1980, 1982)
5× All-NBA First Team (1978–1982)
2× All-NBA Second Team (1977, 1983)
2× All-ABA Second Team (1975–1976)
2nd All-Time in Spurs Franchise history in: Points, Field Goals Made, Steals

30.      Jason Kidd
Point Guard: Dallas Mavericks (1994-1996) Phoenix Suns (1996-2001) New Jersey Nets (2001-2008) Dallas Mavericks (2008-2012) New York Knicks (2012-2013)

NBA champion (2011)
10× NBA All-Star (1996, 1998, 2000–2004, 2007–2008, 2010)
5× All-NBA First Team (1999–2002, 2004)
All-NBA Second Team (2003)
4× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1999, 2001–2002, 2006)
5× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2000, 2003–2005, 2007)
5× NBA assists leader (1999–2001, 2003–2004)
NBA co-Rookie of the Year (1995)
2nd All-Time in Assists and 8th All-Time in Assists per Game
3rd All-Time in Three Point Field Goals Made
6th All-Time in Games Played

31.  Walt Frazier
Point Guard: New York Knicks (1967-1977) Cleveland Cavaliers (1977-1980)

2× NBA champion (1970, 1973)
7× NBA All-Star (1970–1976)
4 ×All-NBA First Team (1970, 1972, 1974–1975)
2× All-NBA Second Team (1971, 1973)
7× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1969–1975)

32.      Robert Parish
Center: Golden State Warriors (1976-1980) Boston Celtics (1980-1994) Charlotte Hornets (1994-1996) Chicago Bulls (1996-1997)
4× NBA champion (1981, 1984, 1986, 1997)
9× NBA All-Star (1981–1987, 1990–1991)
All-Time Leader in Games Played
7th All-Time in Rebounds

33.      Willis Reed
Center: New York Knicks (1964-1974)

2× NBA champion (1970, 1973)
2× NBA Finals MVP (1970, 1973)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1970)
7× NBA All-Star (1965–1971)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1965)
All-NBA First Team (1970)
4× All-NBA Second Team (1967–1969, 1971)
               NBA All-Defensive First Team (1970)

34.      Gary Payton
Point guard: Seattle Supersonics (1990-2002) Milwaukee Bucks (2002-2003) Los Angeles Lakers (2003-2004) Boston Celtics (2004-2005) Miami Heat (2005-2007)

NBA champion (2006)
NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1996)
9× NBA All-Star (1994–1998, 2000–2003)
2× All-NBA First Team (1998, 2000)
5× All-NBA Second Team (1995–1997, 1999, 2002)
2× All-NBA Third Team (1994, 2001)
9× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1994–2002)
NBA steals leader (1996)
4th All-Time in Steals
8th All-Time in Assists

35.  Dennis Rodman
Power Forward: Detroit Pistons (1986-1993) San Antonio Spurs (1993-1995) Chicago Bulls (1995-1998) Los Angeles Lakers (1999) Dallas Mavericks (2000)

5× NBA champion (1989–1990, 1996–1998)
2× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1990–1991)
2× NBA All-Star (1990, 1992)
7× All-Defensive First Team (1989–1993, 1995–1996)
All-Defensive Second Team (1994)
7× NBA rebounding champion (1992–1998)

36.  Patrick Ewing
Center: New York Knicks (1985-2000) Seattle Supersonics (2000-2001) Orlando Magic (2001-2002)

11× NBA All-Star (1986, 1988–1997)
All-NBA First Team (1990)
6× All-NBA Second Team (1988–1989, 1991–1993, 1997)
3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1988–1989, 1992)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1986)
Knicks All-Time Leaders in: Points, Field Goals Made, Free Throws Made, Steals, Blocks, Rebounds, Games Played

37.  Dave Cowens
Center: Boston Celtics (1970-1980) Milwaukee Bucks (1982-1983)

2× NBA champion (1974, 1976)
NBA Most Valuable Player (1973)
7× NBA All-Star (1972–1978)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1971)
3× All-NBA Second Team (1973, 1975–1976)
NBA All-Defensive First Team (1976)
2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1975, 1980)

38.  Rick Barry
Small Forward
NBA Career: San Francisco Warriors (1965-1967) Golden State Warriors (1972-1978) Houston Rockets (1978-1980)
ABA Career: Oakland Oaks (1968-1969) Washington Caps (1969-1970) New York Nets (1970-1972)

NBA champion (1975)
NBA Finals MVP (1975)
ABA champion (1969)
8× NBA All-Star (1966–1967 1973–1978)
4× ABA All-Star (1969–1972)
5x All-NBA First Team (1966–1968, 1974–1976)
4× All-ABA First Team (1969–1972)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1966)
3rd All-Time in Free Throw Percentage (90.0)

39.  Sam Jones
Shooting Guard: Boston Celtics (1957-1969)

10× NBA champion (1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969)
5× NBA All-Star (1962, 1964–1966, 1968)
3× All-NBA Second Team (1965–1967)
2nd All-Time in Championships Won

40.  Elgin Baylor
Small Forward: Minneapolis/ Los Angeles Lakers (1958-1971)

11× NBA All-Star (1959–1965, 1967–1970)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1959)
10× All-NBA First Team (1959–1965, 1967–1969)
26th All-Time in Points Scored
4th All-Time in Points per Game (27.4)

41.  Ray Allen
Shooting Guard: Milwaukee Bucks (1996-2003) Seattle Supersonics (2003-2007) Boston Celtics (2007-2012) Miami Heat (2012-Present)

2× NBA champion (2008, 2013)
10× NBA All-Star (2000–2002, 2004–2009, 2011)
All-Time Leader in Three Point Field Goals Made
Currently 5th All-Time in Free Throw Percentage (89.4)

42.  Dwyane Wade
Shooting Guard: Miami Heat (2003-Present)

3× NBA champion (2006, 2012-2013)
NBA Finals MVP (2006)
9× NBA All-Star (2005–2013)
2× All-NBA First Team (2009–2010)
Currently 15th All-Time in Points Per Game (24.7)

43.  Steve Nash
Point Guard: Phoenix Suns (1996-1998) Dallas Mavericks (1998-2004) Phoenix Suns (2004-2012) Los Angeles Lakers (2012-Present)


2× NBA Most Valuable Player (2005, 2006)
8× NBA All-Star (2002–2003, 2005–2008, 2010, 2012)
3× All-NBA First Team (2005–2007)
5× NBA assists leader (2005-2007, 2010–2011)
Currently All-Time Leader in Free Throw Percentage (90.4)
Currently All-Time Leader in Three-Point Percentage (45.4)
Currently 4th All-Time in Assists and 9th All-Time in Assists per Game

44.  Allen Iverson
Shooting Guard: Philadelphia 76ers (1996-2006) Denver Nuggets (2006-2008) Detroit Pistons (2008-2009) Memphis Grizzlies (2009) Philadelphia 76ers (2010)

NBA Most Valuable Player (2001)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1997)
11× NBA All-Star (2000–2010)
4× NBA scoring champion (1999, 2001–2002, 2005)
3× NBA steals leader (2001–2003)
3× All-NBA First Team (1999, 2001, 2005)
11th All-Time in Free Throws Made
19th All-Time in Points Scored and 6th All-Time in Points Per Game (26.7)

45.  Clyde Drexler
Shooting Guard: Portland Trail Blazers (1983-1995) Houston Rockets (1995-1998)
NBA champion (1995)
Portland Trailblazers All-Time Leading Scorer
29th All-Time in Points Scored
7th All-Time in Steals
10× NBA All-Star (1986, 1988–1994, 1996–1997)
All-NBA First Team (1992)
2× All-NBA Second Team (1988, 1991)
2× All-NBA Third Team (1990, 1995)

46.  James Worthy
Small Forward: Los Angeles Lakers (1982-1994)

3× NBA champion (1985, 1987, 1988)
NBA Finals MVP (1988)
7× NBA All-Star (1986–1992)

47. Chris Paul
Point Guard: New Orleans Hornets (2005-2011) Los Angeles Clippers (2011- Present)

NBA Rookie of the Year (2006)
6× NBA All-Star (2008–2013)
3× All-NBA First Team (2008, 2012–2013)
3× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2009, 2012–2013)
2× NBA assists leader (2008–2009)
5× NBA steals leader (2008–2009, 2011–2013)
Currently 3rd All-Time in Assists per Game (9.8)
Currently 4th All-Time in Steals per Game (2.4)

48.  Kevin Durant
Small Forward: Seattle Supersonics/ Oklahoma City Thunder (2007- Present)

NBA Rookie of the Year (2008)
3× NBA scoring champion (2010–2012)
4× All-NBA First Team (2010–2013)
4× NBA All-Star (2010–2013)
Currently 7th All-Time in Points per Game (26.6)
Currently 11th All-Time in Free Throw Percentage (88.4)

49.  Reggie Miller
Shooting Guard: Indiana Pacers (1987-2005)

5× NBA All-Star (1990, 1995–1996, 1998, 2000)
13th All-Time in Free Throws Made and 9th All-Time in Free Throw Percentage (88.8)
14th All-Time in Points Scored
2nd All-Time in Three Point Field Goals Made

50.  Dominique Wilkins
Small Forward: Atlanta Hawks (1982-1994) Los Angeles Clippers (1994) Boston Celtics (1994-1995) San Antonio Spurs (1996-1997) Orlando Magic (1999)

9× NBA All Star (1986–1994)
NBA scoring champion (1986)
12th All-Time in Points Scored
All-NBA First Team (1986)
4× All-NBA Second Team (1987–1988, 1991, 1993)
2× All-NBA Third Team (1989, 1994)

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