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50 Most Gifted Athletes in NBA History
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Over the years, the NBA has been home to a number of extraordinary gifted athletes, and while many of them are some of the league's greatest ever, others may not be..

Players like Michael Jordan and LeBron James are not the only kind of athletes that can be classified as the NBA's most gifted ever. They in fact are, but other athletes, like 5'9" Nate Robinson who has three slam dunk competition victories under his belt, are players that can be considered the most gifted.

Athleticism, leaping ability, versatility and speed are all criteria for a gifted a player. These are aspects of the game that some players have excelled at. They are aspects of the game that have changed over time in regards to what we watch because of innovative athletes.

So where do high-flyers like Vince Carter and Julius Erving rank?

And how about prolific passers like Rajon Rondo and Magic Johnson?

Let's take a look at the 50 most gifted athletes in NBA History.

 

You can follow Dan Favale on Twitter @DannyFavs2033.

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