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NBA Power Rankings: The 20 Most Complete Players In NBA History

Darko MihajlovskiCorrespondent IIIAugust 13, 2010

NBA Power Rankings: The 20 Most Complete Players In NBA History

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    Welcome back to the "Greatest Ever" series as we continue with the rank of the 20 most complete players in the NBA History

    Through the history of the league,there have been many versatile players who have been superstars,leaders,known names in the world of basketball and so on.

    The most all around players ever,have had the ability to do multiple things on the court,such as to pass,score,rebound,block,defend,get steals,lead,shot and to put great numbers

    Their value on the court has always been above the rest,the performances like huge double-doubles,triple doubles,rarely quadruple doubles or something close to it is one of the way to show their greatness

    Those kind of outstanding performances through entire playoff series,regular season are usually awarded.

    Here are the 20 most complete players in the NBA History!

     

     

     

     

     

20. Rick Barry

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    We start the Top 20 with the legend of the NBA and ABA from the 70's,Rick Barry!

    He's one of the biggest offensive force in the history of the league who was very skilled small forward during the course of the game and he was excellent in other areas like rebounding,passing,steals and so on

    He's the only one ever to lead the NBA,ABA and NCAA in scoring but he wasn't all about that.Barry had strong leadership skills and who guided the San  Francisco(now Golden State) Warriors to 2 Finals Appearance including a championship with earning Finals MVP.

    He was active among the league leaders in dozen categories such as scoring (35,6),steals (2,9),7 times in Free Throw Percentage plus the two previous categories in total too

    Notable Career Facts

    -His career amount of 25,279 points is ranked 17th best ever

    -His NBA Free Throw Percent 90,0% is 2nd best ever

    -His career average of 24,8 per game is 14th best ever

    NBA--------------------------------Career stats(NBA/ABA) 

     

                    Regular season

    18,395 points (23,2)---------------25,279 points (24,8)

    5,168 boards (5,1)-----------------6,863 boards (4,9)

    1,104 steals (2,0)-----------------1,104 steals (2,0)

                        Playoffs

    NBA----------------------------------Career(NBA/ABA)

    1,833 points(24,8)-------------------2,870 points (27,3)

    418 rebounds (5,6)-----------------675 rebounds (6,4)

    340 assists (4,6)---------------------456 assists (3,4)

     

    Career season(numbers marked with bold are league's top for that season)

    1974-75

    30.6 points,5.7 rebounds,6.2 assists,2.9 steals,90.4 FT%,46.4% FG,Finals MVP,championship ring

19. Kobe Bryant

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    Arguable the best player in the game now who's widely recognized as one of the greats of all time,Kobe Bryant ranks in this list

    He's one of the greatest scorers,clutch shooters and guards whose skill set is one of the very top ever.He's a legend of the league and for some,he's the G.O.A.T

    He's fantastic scorer who matured in his prime which led him to improve his all around game dramatically to improve and to show that he's quite overlooked in other parts of the game.His passing and rebounding abilities have never been so good like now

    That often makes the very competitive and hard working Bryant to have such superb seasons like against the Suns with nearly 33 points,11 boards and 9 assists and to pull down crazy amount of rebounds like at least +15....

    KB24 has 2 scoring titles (35.4,31.6),has also additionally led the league 4 times in total points,2 times in Free Throws made.

    Notable Career Facts:

    -His amount of total points 25,790 is ranked #12 on the NBA list with him having chances to crack the Top 5

    -His career average 25,3 is ranked 10/11th best on the overall/NBA all time lists

     

    Career stats(Regular season-Playoffs)

    25,790 points (25,3)------------------------5,052 points (25,5)

    5,410 boards(5,3)---------------------------1,027 boards (5,2)

    4,766 assists (4,7)--------------------------955 assists (4,8)

     

    Career season 2005-06(bold stats are the No.1 in the league)

    35.4 points,5.3 boards,4.7 assists,1.8 assists

     

     

        

18. Bill Russell

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    Bill Russell,one of the game's top players of all time,is also one of the most complete ever.Case can be made for him the G.O.A.T debate

    He's arguable the greatest champion,defender,shot blocker,leader and clutch performer(him or Jordan) in the history of the NBA who picked up also the part of his skill set that often gets critics,scoring.

    What made him so brilliant force on the court is the fact that he had his role on the court,that's too defend,rebound,block,pass and lead.He never broke that and his high basketball IQ helped him too.

    This guy played what the defense ever gave him that made him think,he would win games for his team.He also had was really mobile,had speed and could handle the ball too

    His stats are really good,especially those in the playoffs for a guy that put his team in the first priority and many one of the individual accomplishments were part of his philosophy of team play

    Russell has 5 rebound titles(19.6,22.7,23.0,24.7,24.1),4 times in total boards,2 times in total games and once in games played too.

    Notable Career Facts:

    -His rebounding average(24,9) and total(4,104) are No.1 in the history of the playoffs

    -His career average 22,5 and total of boards 21,620 is 2nd best ever

    -He's the all time leader in rebounding in the Finals

    -He has led the playoffs,record 7 times in boards per game and 9 times in total

    -He has led the playoffs,twice in assists,quite of achievement for a big guy

    Many people believe that among the people who have recorded quadruple double before the full stat line was active,that he belonged in those group of legends

     

    Career stats(Regular Season/Playoffs)

    14,522 points (15,1)---------------------2,673 points (16,2)

    21,620 boards (22,5)--------------------4,104 boards (24,9)

     4,100 assists(4,3)-------------------------770 assists (4,7)

     

    Career season 1964-65(stats in bold are league's finest)

    14.1 points,24.7 rebounds,5.3 assists,MVP,Finals MVP,title

     

     

     

     

     
     
     
     
     
     

17. Kevin Garnett

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    One of the best players from the 00's,Kevin Garnett is one of the greatest Power Forwards in the NBA History

    He's one of the most versatile forwards and game's top defender of all time who's a strong inside presence and on the glass who's got great post game and mid range shot.

    In other words,his complete package ranks at the very top at his spot and the numbers from the period in the Minnesota Timberwolves speak for that matter as well

    He also established himself as an amazing defensive leader and he's by far the most intensive and passionate basketball player in the history of the league too

    Garnett has 4 rebound titles (13.9,13.5,12.7,12.8),once in total points,5 times in defensive boards and twice in total too.He's been active among the league leaders in those categories.Also he ranked #1 in most points scored too

     

    Notable Career Facts:

    -Holds record for most 20/10/6 in his career,doing it 6 times

    -Garnett is ranked #15 in terms of player efficiency

    -He ranks #2 in terms of most assists for a power forward

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    22,267 points (19,8)----------------------------1,924 points (20,0)

    12,188 boards (10,8)----------------------------1,072 rebounds (11,0)

    4,719 assists (4,2)-------------------------------381 assists (4,0)

     

     

    Top season 2003-04(stats in bold are league's finest)

    24.2 ppg (1,987), 13.9 rpg (1,139), 2.2 bpg,1.5 spg,MVP

     

     

     


16. Charles Barkley

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    Regarded as one of the best Power Forwards of all times,Charles Barkley is one of the greatest players ever

    He was a dominate scorer, rebounder, and blocker, a play maker,defender which made him arguable the most all-around power forward in the history of the NBA

    His incredible skills and strength made up for the lack up of height,pounds that he gave up every night against some of the most outstanding big men in the league's history such as the likes of Shaq,Hakeem,Malone,McHale...

    Barkley was among the consistent league leaders.He had a rebound title (14.6),led three times in total offensive boards and his Suns to a Finals Appearance when he earned MVP but lost to the Bulls in 6 games

    The numbers speak for his versatility,this guy averaged around 25 points/12 rebounds and 5 assists per game in his better years of his career.

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He's one of the 4 players in the NBA History to have at least 20 000 points,10 000 rebounds and 4 000 assists

    -He's the shortest ever to lead the NBA in rebounding

    -His amount of offensive boards (4,260) is ranked 5th best

    -His player efficiency rating during the regular/post season is ranked 10th/9th best ever

    Career stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    23,757 points (22,1)------------------------------2,833 points (23,0)

    12,546 rebounds (11,7)-------------------------1,582 rebounds (12,9)

    4215 assists (3,9)-------------------------------482 assists (3,9)

    Career season 1992-93(bold is league's top average/total )

    25.6 ppg,12.2 rpg,4.9 apg,1.6 spg,1.0 blocks,MVP

15. Fat Lever

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    One of the most overlooked players of all times,Fat Lever was one of the most complete ever

    Lever was an incredible triple double machine during the course of his career and he was consider as one of the best Point Guards in the late 80's,mainly because of his all around game

    He was a very consistent player of his own,who led the Nuggets in rebounding almost every year,was great passer whose averages/totals rank among the near top for guards.Let's not forget about his ability to play at lane and to score

    Notable Career Facts:

    -His total of triple doubles 43 is ranked #6 at the all time lists

    -His total of steals 1,666 is ranked #19 at the all time lists

    -He led the Nuggets every season in rebounding

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    10,433 points (13,9)----------------------------596 points (12,4)

    4696 assists (6,2)-------------------------------276 boards (5,8)

    4523 boards (6,0)--------------------------------297 assists (6,2)

    Finest season 1988-89

    19.8 points, 9.8 rebounds,7.9 rebounds,2.7 steals per game

           

14. Clyde Drexler

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    One of the best guards,Clyde Drexler was also one of the greatest legends in the NBA History

    Drexler was one of the most all around players in the history of the league who was terrific finisher in the paint,rebounder,playmaker,simply put he   was outstanding in everything

    "The Glyde" led the Portland Trail Blazers to 2 Finals but lost in all of those but he got a championship anyway.He become one of the elite in his time ever since joined Bird,Magic and average at least 20/7/6 in a season

    He never led the NBA in category like points,assists and so on but he  played most games for 3 seasons in his career and was among the consistent leaders in steals

    The numbers in the playoffs speak for his true quality

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He's one of the 3 players ever to record at least 20 000 points,6 000 rebounds and 3 000 assists

    -One of the rare guards to have above 10 rebounds per game in a single series

    -His career total of points 22,195  is 23th best of all time

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    22,195 points (20,4)----------------------------------2,963 points (20,4)

    6,677 boards (6,1)------------------------------------1,002 boards (6,9)

    6,125 assists (5,9)-----------------------------------895 assists (6,1)

     

    Career Season 1987-88

     27.2 points,7.9 rebounds,5.8 assists,2.7 assists


     


     

     

13. Kareem Abdul Jabbar

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    Kareem Abdul Jabbar is the best basketball player ever who's consider as one of the biggest legends in the NBA History

    Kareem was a superb scorer, rebounder, shot blocker, and defender. He was also a leader, a champion, and a winner.

    He brought skills and grace to the center spot, proving with his finesse that you don't have to be tall or strong to be great.Part of what also made him was the finest body for playing ever and the numbers show it too

    He was capable of playing 30-35 minutes in the late 30's which speaks for how prepared he was and the fact that his skill set aloud him to put up nice numbers and fill the stat sheet with no problem

    He also has two scoring titles (31.7, 34.8) and rebound title(16, 9) along with four  blocks  titles (3.3, 4.0, 3.4, 4.1), and led the league in FG percentage once.

    Notable Career Facts

    -He's the NBA All Time leader in points scored with 38,387

    -Kareem has led the league record 9 times in player effiency

    -He ranks 11th on the all time list in career player efficiency

    - His total amount of rebounds in his career 17,440 is ranked #3 on the all time list

    -His total of assists 5,660 is the best for any big men,ever

    -His total of blocked shots 3189 is ranked #3 on the all time list

    -His total of rebounds 2,481 is ranked #4 in the playoffs history 

    -His total of points 5,762 is ranked #2 in the playoffs history

    -His total of blocked shots 476 is ranked #1 in the playoffs history

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    38,387 points (24,6)-------------------------------5,762 points (24,3)

    17,440 boards (11,1)-------------------------------2,481 boards (10,5)

    5,660 assists (3,6)----------------------------------767 assists (3,2)

    3,189 blocks (2,6)-----------------------------------476 blocks (2,0)

     

    Finest season 1975-76(stats in bold are league's finest)

    27.7 points,16.9 rebounds,5.0 assists,4.1 blocks,1.5 steals,MVP

12. John Havlicek

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    If a player greatness is based on stamina,then one who will find himself at the very top is John Havlicek who's one of the best players in the history of the NBA

    He was a terrific offensive player, a smart defender who was excellent at ball handling and was a decision maker. He started from as a sixth man but was even more productive as a starter.

    He also led the youthful Boston Celtics generation of basketball players during the 70's to 2 titles in 1974 and 1976 with earning the Finals MVP honors in the first championship run

    His versatility made him the finest all around player according to Sports Illustrated.Numbers speak for the complete offensive arsenal and defensive effort that Hondo gave every night

    He led the league twice in most games played during a season and two times in total and in average minutes played.

    Notable Career Facts:

     -In 1,270 regular-season games he scored 26,395 points and averaged 20.8 points to rank as the Celtics' all-time leading scorer and top scorer     in NBA history.

    -His amount of total points 3776 is ranked #10 in the playoffs history

    -His career total of points 26,395 is ranked #14 on the all time lists

     

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    26,395 points (20,8)------------------------------------3,776 points (22,0)

    8,007 rebounds (6,3)------------------------------------1,186 boards (6,9)

    6,114 assists (4,8)---------------------------------------825 assists (4,8)

     

    Finest season 1970-71(stats in bold are league's top)

    28.9 points,9.0 rebounds,7.6 boards,45.4 minutes per game

11. Hakeem Olajuwon

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    During his 18-year career, Hakeem Olajuwon established himself as one of the greatest players ever.

    He had the best footwork for any big man, and is considered one of the top defenders ever, to go along with a fine offensive game. He also had a most amazing post move called "The Dream Shake".He was excellent on the boards, in other words, his all-around game was finest among all the big men.

    One of the other factors that made him terrific all around center is definitely the mobility for a 6'11 guy which made him a force.

    He was active among the league leaders and won won two rebound titles(13.5, 14.0), three block titles(4.6,3.9, 4.2),led also twice in total blocks,rebounds and so on

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He's the NBA All Time leader in most shots blocked with 3,830

    -His career player efficiency rating 23,6 is ranked #16 on the all time lists

    -He ranks #6 in terms of player efficiency rating in the playoffs history

    -He's the all time leader in the playoffs history in blocks per game with 3,3

    -His amount of total points 3,775 is ranked #11 in the playoffs history

    -His amount of total rebounds 1,621 is ranked #12 in the playoffs history

    -His amount of blocked shots 472 is ranked #2 in the playoffs history

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    26,946 points (21,8)----------------------------------3,775 points (25,9)

    13,748 boards (11,1)---------------------------------1,621 boards (11,2)

    3,058 assists (2,5)------------------------------------458 assists (3,2)

    3,830 blocks (3,1)-------------------------------------472 blocks (3,3)

     

    Finest season 1993-94 (stats in bold are league's top)

    27.3 points,11.9 rebounds,3.7 blocks,1.6 steals,3.6 assists league and Finals MVP,Defensive Player Of The Year


10.Wilt Chamberlain

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    No big man was ever more complete than Wilt Chamberlain who's nothing else but a pure legend in the world of basketball

    He was the Most Dominate and athletic player in the history of the game who was also the biggest offensive force in the NBA History.He seemed to have no big trouble at all to fill them with easy.

    He was awesome athlete who was a physical monster that held NCAA track records,was 10x champion in jumping,had endless stamina and terrific skill set to match that

    Chamberlain was also the finest  rebounder to step on a NBA hardwood  and one of the better interior defenders as well with overlooked ability to pass the ball which made him complete

    He had 7x scoring,11x rebounding,also led the league 9 times in Field Goal Percent,1x assist title and dozen times in games,minutes played.He had insane statistics

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He holds 60 out of the 72 records in the NBA History e.g 100 points,55 rebounds,double-triple...

    -He's the only one ever to lead the league in assists and that wasn't a guard

    -He had the best stats ever and also is the most productive ever

    -His amount  of career points 31,419 is ranked #4 on the all time lists

    -His career scoring average 30,06 is second best ever on the all time lists

    -His career total of 23,924 boards is ranked #1 on the all time lists

    -His career average 22,9 rebounds per game is #1 on the all time lists

    -His playoff total of 3913 boards is #2 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff average of 24,5 rebounds per game is #2 in the playoffs history

    -Wilt's playoff player efficiency rating 22,8 is ranked #18 in the history of the post season

    -Wilt's career player efficiency rating 26,1 is ranked #5 on the all time lists

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    31,419 points (30,1)-----------------------------------3,607 points (22,5) 

    23,924 rebounds (22,9)-------------------------------3,913 rebounds (24,5)

    4,643 assists (4,4)------------------------------------- 673 assists (4,2)

     

    Top season 1966-67 (stats in bold are league's finest)  

    24.1 points,24.2 rebounds,7.8 assists(702),MVP,Finals MVP


9. Grant Hill

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    Grant Hill is one of the greatest Small Forwards in the NBA History whose career got slowed down by injuries

    Before he went down with a big injury and got little slowed down by them,he ranked at the near or very top list for the league's top players of his time and was the leading force of his teams

    He's also one of the most all around players in the history of the game who was great at everything like scoring,passing,rebounding,on and off ball defense that made him a fine forward.

    His playing style has been revolutionary and prototype for the next generation of dominate Small Forwards such as the likes of LeBron James,Lamar Odom etc.

    Numbers show how complete Hill was in his healthy season that made him one of the most efficient at some point of his career and perhaps the best player as well

    He often led his team in at least 3 categories such as points,rebounds and assists.

    Notable Career Fact:

    -He's one of the 3 players (Wilt and Baylor) ever to lead their teams in at least three categories:scoring,rebounding and passing more than once ever

    -He's one of the 2 players ever to lead his team in points,rebounds and assists per game three times

    -He has led all non guards for a quite time in assists (1996-00)

    -His career total of 29 triple doubles ranks 9th best on the all time lists

    -His rebound average of 9,8 is the best rebound average for the past 20 years

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    15,489 points (17,8)---------------------------------------519 points (13,7)     

    5,611 rebounds (6,5)--------------------------------------234 rebounds (6,2)           

    3,919 assists (4,5)-----------------------------------------138 assists (3,6)

     

    Top season 1996-97 (stats in bold are league's finest)

    21.4 points,9.0 rebounds,7.0 rebounds,All NBA First Team


     

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8. Jerry West

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    The NBA Logo,Jerry West is one of the best players in the NBA History!

    He's one of the greatest guards who was equally strong on both offense and defense with leadership skills,heart of a champion who's one of top clutch performers ever

    Not many have lived up to the name "Mr Clutch" but the Laker's great lights out shooter did

    He was one of the most all around players of all times who not only that was great shooter,he was fantastic scorer,capable rebounder and underrated play maker on offensive force

    His man to man defense,strong defensive instincts and long arms made him excellent defensive guard and one of the finest shot blockers among all the guards.

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He once recorded 44 points(FG 16/17 + 12/12 FTs),12 rebounds,12 assists and 10 blocks(not official stat back then),a quadruple double

    -He is the NBA logo

    -He's the only player ever to win a Finals MVP on a loosing team

    -He is the all-time NBA record holder of points-averaged during a playoffs series (46.3)     

    -His player efficiency rating of 23,1 is #14 in the playoffs history

    -His scoring average of 29,1 is ranked #4 in the playoffs history

    -His amount of total points 4,457 is ranked #6 in the playoffs history

    -West's career total of 25,192 points is ranked #15 on the all time lists

    -West's career scoring average of 27,0 is #4 of all time among the retired players

    -He's the only Shooting Guard ever to lead the NBA in assists per game

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    25,192 points (27,0)-------------------------------------------4,457 points (29,1)

    6,238  assists (6,7)--------------------------------------------970 assists (6,3)

    5,366 rebounds (5,8)------------------------------------------855 boards (5,6)

     

    Top season 1969-70 (stats in bold are league's finest)

    31.2 points,7.5 assists,4.6 rebounds,league leader in player efficiency


     

7. Elgin Baylor

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    The legend of the Lakers,Elgin Baylor is one of the best players in the NBA History!

    Baylor who's consider as one of the game's greatest small forwards (and also overall too) ever was also one of the most complete in the league's history who  was ahead of his time

    He was one of the most spectacular shooters and one of the very first who had dozens of  ways of shooting  and  scoring near  the  basket.He had incredible strength,was strong enough to post up Bill Russell,could pass like Magic and dribble with the top point guards in the league

    On top of that,Baylor was terrific clutch performer and defensive stopper who was one of the finest for his position.The numbers also show  versatile game and greatness

    He's also the most outstanding rebounder who did not play the power forward and center positions

    Notable Career Facts:

    -His career scoring average of 27,4 is ranked #4 on the all time lists

    -His career total of 23,149 points is ranked #21 on the all time lists

    -His career rebound average of 13,5 is ranked #1 among all non big men

    -His career total of 11,463 rebounds is ranked #1 among all non big men

    -He's the only non center/power forward to crack the Top 10 in career boards averages

    -His rebound average of 19,8 is the highest ever for any non center/power forward

    -His playoff total of 1,724 boards is ranked #9 in the playoffs history and is the highest for any non big men

    -His playoff rebound average of 12,9 is ranked #13 in the playoffs and is again the highest for any non big men

    -His playoff scoring average of 27,0 is ranked #6 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff total of 3,623 points is ranked #14 in the playoffs history

    -He's one of the 3 players ever to lead a team at least once in points,rebounds and assists!

    -His performances in a Finals game against the Boston Celtics with 62 points and 22 rebounds is one of the best ever

    -To this very day,he holds the NBA record for most points scored in a single Finals game with 62 points!

    - In 1962-63, he became the first NBA player to finish in the top five in four different statistical categories -- scoring, rebounding, assists, and free-throw percentage.

     

     

    Stats(Regular season/Career)

     23,149 points (27,4)---------------------------------------------3,623 points (27,0)        

    11,463 rebounds (13,5)--------------------------------------1,724 rebounds (12,9)

    3,650 assists (4,3)----------------------------------------------541 assists (4,2)

     

    Top season 1960-61 (stats in bold are league's finest)

    34.8 points,19.8 rebounds,5.1 assists


     

     

6.LeBron James

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    The youngest member of this list,arguable the best player in the league LeBron James makes this list

    He's one of the most athletic freaks in the history of the game who's a mix of strength,athleticism,speed combined with awesome skill set which makes him a premier player

    James is the most complete player in the current NBA,his ability to drive to the rim and nice shooting touch make him a great scorer,is a play maker thanks to his court vision,is lock down defender and good shot blocker

    His game has been the center and strength of the Cavaliers offense for years and his ability to pass the ball has led to additional points for the team that he left.

    He has led the NBA once in scoring with 30,0 points per game,3 years in a row in player efficiency and all non big men in assists too.

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He's the youngest player ever to record a triple double

    -His career scoring average of 27,8 is third best ever

    -His career player efficiency rating of 26,9 is ranked #2 in the playoffs history

    -He\s one of the 4 players to record 20/5/5 in a rookie season

    -He's one of the 3 players ever to record a triple double in debut playoff game

    -He's ranked #7 on the all time lists for most triple doubles with 34(28 in the regular and 6 in the post season)

    -His playoff scoring average of 29,3 ranked #3 in the playoffs history

    -His playoffs player efficiency rating of 27,1 is ranked #3 in the playoffs history

     

    Stats(Regular season/Playoffs)

    15,251 points (27.8)------------------------------------2,081 points (29,3)

    3,861 rebounds (7.2)-----------------------------------598 rebounds (8,4)

    3,810 assists (7.0)--------------------------------------520 assists (7,3)

     

    Top season 2008-09 (stats in bold are league's finest)

    28.4 points,7.9 rebounds,7.2 assists,league MVP

     

    He's on the door to be one of the greatest players ever and with case of the best ever once when it's all said and done.


5.Michael Jordan

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    Michael Jordan is in the eyes of many basketball fans around the world,the Greatest Of All Time

    He's the most efficient player to step on a NBA Hardwood(at least for now) who is the best clutch performer,scorer,closer and most competitive in the history of the NBA

    He was terrific all around guard,it was not all about scoring.His other abilities in the game like passing overlooked,not to mention that rebounded well for his position and was hell out of a defensive master mind.

    His skill set actually made him one of the game's most versatile ever,not only his skill set shows that but his numbers as well.

    Jordan has won 10 scoring titles,3 steals titles,was 8 straight times league leader in player efficiency,2 times leader in most minutes played in a single season etc

     

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He's the NBA All Time leader in points per game with 30,1

    -He's the only one to win 10 scoring titles in a span of 11 years

    -He's the NBA All Time leader in career player efficiency rating with 27,9

    -He's the NBA All Time leader in playoffs player efficiency rating with 28,6

    -His amount of total career points 32,292 is ranked #3 of all time

    -His career total of 2514 steals is ranked #2 of all time

    -His career average for steals 2.4 is ranked #3 of all time

    -His playoffs total of 376 steals is ranked #2 of all time

    -His playoff average for steals 2,1 is ranked #6 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff total of 1,022 assists is ranked #7 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff total of 5,987 is ranked #1 in the playoffs history

     

    Top season 1987-88 (stats in bold are league's finest)

    35.0 points,5.5 rebounds,5.9 assists,3.0 steals,40.2 minutes per game,league's MVP and Defensive Player Of The Year

4.Jason Kidd

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    One of the greatest point guards,Jason Kidd is also one of the most all around players in the NBA History

    He's the smartest to emerge from his position through the history of the game and his very high basketball IQ makes him versatile threat who can contribute in many ways and one of the most smartest ever!

    Kidd's one of the most elite play makers that the league has seen duo to court vision and finest half court passes,he's also the best rebounding guard,great defensive player who's a leader and floor general

    He's got nice skill set which adds beautifully to his IQ and makes him a threat on the court.The numbers show that too

    He has led the league five times in assists per game,once in total steals and three times in total assists.

    Notable Career Facts:

    -He's the only player ever to record at least 15,000 points,10,000           assists and 7,000 rebounds!

    -He's the only player ever to record at least 7 times 700 assists and 500 rebounds in a career (Note:Magic and Oscar did it 6 times)

    -One of two players in NBA history to average a triple-double in a playoff series of at least six games

    -One of three players to average a triple-double for multiple playoff series

    -One of three players in NBA history to have at least 15,000 points and 10,000 assists in his career

    -Fourth player in NBA history to lead the league in assist-per-game average for 3 consecutive seasons

    -One of three players in NBA history to record at least 15 points, 15 rebounds, and 15 assists in a playoff game

    -Only player in the past 10 years to record a triple-double in three consecutive games — 02008-01-04 January 4, 2008 to 2008-01-08 January 8, 2008

    -Has the highest total of career rebounds 7,853 for any guard ever and still counting

    -His career total of 105 triple doubles is #3 of all time during regular season

    -His playoff total of 11 triple doubles is #2 in the playoffs history

    -His career total of 10,923 assists is ranked #2 on the all time lists

    -His playoff total of 1,062 is tied at #3 in the playoffs history with Larry Bird

    -His playoff total of 148 steals is ranked #14 in the playoffs history

    -His career total of 2,443 steals is ranked #4 of all time and only 2 steals trailing behind The Glove

    -His career average of 9,2 assists is ranked #6 on the all time lists

    -His playoff average of 8,8 assists is ranked #8 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff average of 2,0 steals is ranked #9 in the playoffs history

    -His career average of 6,6 rebounds is ranked #6 among all guards ever

     

    Stats (Regular season/Playoffs)

    16,142 points (13.6)------------------------------------1,791 points (14,8)

    10,923 assists (9,2)------------------------------------1,062 assists (8,8)

    7,853 rebounds (6,6)-----------------------------------897 rebounds (7,4)

     

    Top season 1998-99 (stats in bold are league's finest)

    16.9 points,10.8 assists,2.3 steals

3.Earvin "Magic" Johnson

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    Based on statistics and triple doubles he recorded,Earvin "Magic" Johnson is the greatest all around player in the NBA History who's also consider as one of best players,point guards and passers

    He's the most versatile of all times,which helped him to get awesome stats and be the player he is today.He may be the only one ever that could play all 5 positions on the court.

    It was simply "Magic" how a man that big could handle,pass that fancy and do lots of other amazing stuffs! Johnson was  superb  play  maker, great scorer ,rebounder,leader,good defender,a champion and winner!

    Numbers also show the wonderful complete game that this legendary 6'9 Point Guard had.

    He led the league four times in assists per game,twice in steals per game,three times in total assists and once in FT percent

    Notable Career Facts:

    - Holds the Finals record for assists in a game (21),

    -One of the 5 players ever to record a triple double series in the playoffs

    -One of the 3 players ever to record triple double in multiple playoff series

    -One of two players in NBA history to average a triple-double in a playoff series of at least six games

    -Johnson shares the single-game playoff record for assists (24)

    -His playoff total of 30 triple doubles is ranked #1 in the playoffs history

    -His career total of 125 triple doubles is ranked #2 on the all time lists

    -His career assist average of 11.2 is ranked #1 on the all time lists

    -His career total of 10,141 assists is ranked #4 on the all time lists

    -His career rebound average of 7.2 is ranked #2 for all guards

    -His career player efficiency rating of 24,1 is ranked #12 on the all time lists

    -His career player efficiency rating of 23,0 is ranked #17 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff total of 3,701 points is ranked #11 in the playoffs history and is also the highest for any Point Guard

    -His playoff total of 2,346 assists is ranked #1 in the playoff history

    -His playoff average of 12,4 assists is ranked #1 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff average of 1.88 steals is ranked #12 is the playoffs history

    -His career average of 1,9 steals is ranked #15 on the all time lists

    -His career total of 1,724 steals is ranked #15 on the all time lists

    -His playoff total of 358 steals is ranked #3 on the all time lists

     

    Stats (Regular season/Playoffs)

    -17,707 points (19,5)-------------------------------------------3,701 points (19,5)

    -10,141 assists (11,2)------------------------------------------2,346 assists (12,3)

    -6,559 assists (7.2)----------------------------------------------1,465 rebounds (7.7)

     

    Top season (stats in bold are league's finest)

    23.9 points,12.2 assists,6.3 rebounds,league and Finals MVP,title

2.Oscar Robertson

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    Judging by the triple doubles and skills,no one is ever more complete than the great 6'6 Point Guard who played for Royals and Bucks,aka the legend Oscar Robertson

    He was the first big guard to dominate in the league,who was one of the biggest offensive forces ever and could score easily points in bunches,was an elite playmaker,lock down defender and rebounding Point Guard

    His high basketball IQ and perhaps the best skill set(with the accent of the word perhaps)added nicely to his abilities.The numbers also show fantastic versatility too

    He led the NBA seven times in assists per game,6 times in total assists,4 times in Free Throws made,1 in total games played,and 2 times in Free Throw Percentage

    Notable Career Facts:

    -In 1967-68 Robertson also became the first of only two players in NBA history to lead the league in both scoring average and assists per game in the same season

    -He's the only player ever in the NBA History to average a triple double doing it 5 years with averages of 30.6 points,10.6 assists and 10.4 rebounds

    -Oscar Robertson is one of the 5 players ever to record a triple double in a playoff series

    -He's the first player ever to record en entire triple double through entire playoffs

    -His career total of 26,710 points is ranked #11 on the all time lists

    -His career total of 9,887 assists is ranked #4 on the all time lists

    -His playoff assist total of 769 is ranked #23 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff assist average of 8,9 is ranked #4 in the playoffs history

    -His career total of 181 triple doubles is the best in the NBA history

1.Larry Bird

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    Widely regarded as one of the game's greatest players with case for the honor of G.O.A.T,Larry Bird is the most complete player to step on a NBA hardwood

    No one comes close to the all around game that the legendary Celtic pride Bird

    He was a player who seemed to have no weakness at all on the court and was terrific in every category:shooting,passing,rebounding,defense and so on.

    Part of the many reason why he was so monster was the fact that he had the highest basketball IQ in the league's history.He made up for the lack of speed and athleticism with intelligent plays on both ends

    Bird was also the finest sharp shooter,clutch shooter in the playoffs and symbol of trash talking.He backed up to everything he said,so amazing forward.

    The numbers and stats can also back up his game,he was fantastic all around player,no doubt.He led the league four times in Free Throw percent and twice in most minutes played

     

    Notable Career Facts:

    -His career total of 21 791 points is ranked #25 on the all time lists

    -His career average of 6,5 assists is ranked #2 for any non guard ever

    -His career total of 8974 rebounds is ranked #2 for any non big man

    -His career average of 10,0 is ranked #2 for any non big man

    -His playoff total of 1683 rebounds is ranked #10 on the all time lists and is again second best for any non big men

    -His playoff average of 10,3 is second best for any non big man

    -His playoff assist average of 6,5 is ranked #23 on the all time lists and is second best for any non guard

    -His playoff total of 1,062 assists is tied with Jason Kidd at #3 in the playoffs history and is the highest for any non guard

    -His playoff total of 296 steals is ranked #5 in the playoffs history

    -His career playoff efficiency rating of 23.50 is ranked #19 in the playoffs history

    -His playoff total of 3 897 points is ranked #8 in the playoffs history

    Stats (Regular season/Playoffs)

    21,791 points (24.3)------------------------------------------3897 points (23.8)

    8,974 rebounds (10,0)--------------------------------------1683 rebounds (10.3)

    5,695 assists (6,3)--------------------------------------------1062 assists (6.5)

     

    Top season 1983-84 (stats in bold are league's finest)

    24.2 points,10.1 rebounds,6.6 assists,.888 Free Throw Percent,league and Finals MVP!

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