The Top 10 Greatest NBA Players of All-Time

Bell Malley@milesmalleyAnalyst IIIJuly 8, 2009

The Top 10 Greatest NBA Players of All-Time

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    8 Feb 1997:  The 50 Greatest Players in NBA History pose before the All-Star game. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr  /Allsport

No. 1 Micheal Jordan

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    LAS VEGAS - MAY 05:  Hall of fame NBA player Michael Jordan looks on during the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar De La Hoya during their WBC super welterweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 5, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

No. 2 Kareem Abdul Jabbar

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    LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 1:  Former NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar arrives at a special performance of A.R. Gurney's 'Love Letters', with Dame Elizabeth Taylor and James Earl Jones, to benefit The Elizabeth Taylor HIV/AIDS Foundation at the Paramount Studio

No. 3 Wilt Chamberlain

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    7 Feb 1997:  Former Los Angeles Laker Wilt Chamberlain addresses the media at a press conference before the NBA All-Star Game at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr  /Allsport

No. 4 Magic Johnson

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 4:  Former NBA player Magic Johnson attends game one of the NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic at Staples Center on June 4, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

No. 5 Larry Bird

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    DETROIT - APRIL 06:  Larry Bird answers questions with Earvin 'Magic' Johnson (not pictured) during a news conference to relive their 1979 NCAA Championship Game between Indiana State and Michigan State before the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Nat

No. 6 Bill Russel

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    BEVERLY HILLS - SEPTEMBER 12:  Former NBA basketball player Bill Russell attends the15th Annual Ella Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on September12, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/GettyImages).

No. 7 Shaquille O'Neal

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    OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 15:  Shaquille O'Neal #32 of the Phoenix Suns looks on against the Golden State Warriors during an NBA game on March 15, 2009 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloa

No. 8 Bob Pettit

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No. 9 Oscar Robertson

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No. 10 Tim Duncan

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    DALLAS - APRIL 25:  Forward Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 25, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges