Ranking the Best Jersey Numbers in NBA History

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Ranking the Best Jersey Numbers in NBA History
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An NBA player's jersey number is one of the first things our eyes are locked onto while watching an NBA game. And so, with that, I began to ponder over which number in NBA history is the best number ever.

There are a couple of things I'd like to address before I start the slideshow:

-There are no bench players on the list who have made little impact in the league and won titles (i.e. Brian Scalabrine, Brian Cardinal, etc.)

-Players must have worn their number for the majority of their careers (ex. Kobe Bryant counts as a player wearing No. 8, since he has worn it longer than his current No. 24).

-Logic is based on hard facts such as All-Star games, championships and level of talent of player.

So without further ado, here we go... 

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