National Basketball Association or NBA as it is commonly known is home to some of the most prominent athletes known to man and we’re rounding up the top 10 greats who helped revolutionize the sport and introduced it to other nations of the world.
Let’s take a look at these legends of the game. These are top 10 NBA players of all time. Their performance will be remembered by every Basketball lover and history of NBA is incomplete without these legend players of NBA.
10. Tim Duncan – San Antonio Spurs
This Power-Forward’s career has been nothing short of consistent excellence. His stats tell of his brilliant career with the Spurs all too well. Tim Duncan has played in the NBA for 14 consecutive years now winning 2 MVP awards in the process plus 4 NBA championships. Tim Duncan is one of the main reasons why San Antonia Spurs Tickets are a hot item among fans.
9. Shaquille O’ Neal – Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics
This 7 footer has played for the most formidable teams in the NBA. Shaquille O’ Neal has won 3 championship titles with the Lakers and once again with the Miami Heat. The renowned Center has won 3 MVP’s and was named Rookie of the Year when he made his debut with Orlando Magic back in 1993.
8. Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers Tickets are all the rage these days mainly due to this Shooting Guard. At 34 years old, Kobe Bryant is one of the most prolific players of the sport. This dude has led the Lakers to 5 NBA championships with the most recent win coming in 2010 and was named NBA Finals MVP twice but Bryant didn’t stop there. He won the Olympic gold medal twice once in Beijing and then recently in London.
7. Oscar Robertson – Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks
Former Royals and Bucks Point Guard might have very few trophies to his collection but that didn’t stop him from becoming a phenomenal player. Fans bought Milwaukee Bucks Tickets just so they could catch Robertson in action and watch him lead the Bucks to a NBA championship and he sure didn’t disappoint. Robertson comes in at number 7 on our list.
6. Wilt Chamberlain – San Francisco Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers
Chamberlains numbers say it all. Most athletes playing in the Chamberlain era couldn’t achieve greatness because … well … because they were playing in the Chamberlain era. This former Lakers Center has played a 100 point game, won 4 MVP awards and 2 NBA championships.
5. Larry Bird – Boston Celtics
If there is one reason why fans bought Boston Celtics Tickets it was to watch Larry Bird in action. Bird had a phenomenal career with the Celtics during which he led the team to 3 NBA championships and in the process was named NBA Finals MVP twice.
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers
Former 7 foot Center Jabbar was a star NBA player for two full decades. During his time Jabbar added 6 NBA championship rings to his resume including 2 NBA Finals MVP awards. During the 1970’s he won a whopping 5 MVP awards out of 6 as Center for the Milwaukee Bucks.
3. Bill Russell – Boston Celtics
Back in the days when basketball was still old school one phenomenal player stood out. Boston Celtics Tickets to games featuring No. 6 Center Bill Russell were hard to find as they would sell out in a matter of minutes and the arena would be packed with fans that were there just to catch a glimpse of this living legend and legend he is indeed. Russell led the Celtics to a staggering 11 NBA championships and was named MVP 5 times.
2. Earvin “Magic” Johnson – Los Angeles Lakers
There is a reason why this dude was nicknamed Magic Johnson. The popular No. 32 Point Guard caused Los Angeles Lakers Tickets to sell out rapidly and for good reason. Johnson played a vital role in the team’s 5 NBA championships and was named NBA Finals MVP thrice.
1. His Airness Michael Jordon – Chicago Bulls
Enough has been written about this legendary Shooting Guard. Michael Jordon is the sole reason why Chicago Bulls Tickets were hard to find during the 80’s and even after his retirement continues to be one of the most influential figures in the professional basketball league. Jordon won a total of 6 NBA championships for the Bulls including record 2-peats. Jordan believed that man could fly and he proved that by his famous “fly” dunk which led to the nickname “His Airness”.