Top 10 Greatest All-Around Players in NBA History

Gabriel TaylorAnalyst IJuly 24, 2009

Top 10 Greatest All-Around Players in NBA History

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LeBron James

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    ATLANTA - MAY 11:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes up for a dunk against the Atlanta Hawks during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 11, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO U

Hakeem Olajuwon

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    15 Jan 1994:  Center Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets looks to shoot the ball during a game against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: ALLSPORT USA  /Allsport Mandatory Credit: ALLSPORT USA  /Allsport

Bob Cousy

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    WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30:  'The Houdini of the Hardwood,' former Boston Celtics player Bob Cousy talks to the news media after attending legendary NBA coach Red Auerbach's viewing at Joseph Gawler's Sons Inc. funeral home October 30, 2006 in Washington, DC

Larry Bird

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    1985:  Boston Celtis forward Larry Bird shoots during game. Mandatory Credit: Allsport  /Allsport

Magic Johnson

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    Magic is first in assists per game and 14th in steals per game.

    After winning the NCAA title as a Michigan State sophomore in 1979, Johnson's Lakers captured the NBA crown in 1980.

    He won five NBA titles, played in nine NBA Finals, won three MVP awards, led the NBA in assists four times and in steals twice. 

    Assists per game: 11.2 Rebounds per game 7.2 Points per game 19.5

Bob Pettit

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    NEW ORLEANS - FEBRUARY 15:  Head coach Darrell Walker (L) and assistant coach Bob Petitt of the Rookie team sit on the bench during the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam part of 2008 NBA All-Star Weekend at the New Orleans Arena on February 15, 2008 i

Bill Russell

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Oscar Robertson

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    CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 22:  NBA Hall of Famer, Oscar Robertson, and wife Yvonne attend the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Gala  August 22, 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

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

Michael Jordan

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    1980's:  CHICAGO GUARD MICHAEL JORDAN FLIES TO THE BASKET FOR A DUNK OVER LOS ANGELES GUARD MAGIC JOHNSON DURING THE BULLS GAME VERSUS THE BULLS AT THE GREAT WESTERN FORUM IN LOS ANGLELES, CALIFORNIA. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart/ALLSPORT