TOP of BEST NBA Player in NBA History

by osbbadrxz | created - 16 Apr 2015 | updated - 17 Apr 2015 | Public

"NO ONE CAN REPLACE"

1. Michael Jordan

Actor | Space Jam

Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 17, 1963. He was the fourth of five children born to James and Deloris. James Jordan was a mechanic and Deloris Jordan was a bank teller. Soon after Michael's birth, James and Deloris felt that the streets of Brooklyn were unsafe to ...

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2009 (individual), Class of 2010 (member of the "Dream Team") 2 Olympic gold medals – 1984, 1992 6× NBA champion 6× NBA Finals MVP 5× NBA MVP 10 NBA scoring leader (1987–1993, 1996–1998) 3× steals leader (1988, 1990, 1993) 3× minutes leader 14 NBA All-Star selections 3× NBA All-Star Game MVP 11 All-NBA selections 9 All-Defensive First Team selections 2× NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion – 1987, 1988 NBA Rookie of the Year – 1984–85 NBA Defensive Player of the Year – 1987–88 NCAA national championship – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: 1981–82 ACC Freshman of the Year – 1981–82 2× Consensus NCAA All-American First Team – 1982–83, 1983–84 ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year – 1983–84 USBWA College Player of the Year – 1983–84 Naismith College Player of the Year – 1983–84 John R. Wooden Award – 1983–84 Adolph Rupp Trophy – 1983–84 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year – 1991 Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996 Ranked No.1 by SLAM Magazine's Top 50 Players of All-Time Ranked No.1 by ESPN SportsCentury's Top North American Athletes of the 20th century Elected to North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Marca Leyenda Chicago Bulls all-time leading scorer No. 23 retired by Chicago Bulls 3x AP Athlete of the Year (1991, 1992, 1993) 2x USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1983–1984) NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team NCAA champion (1982) 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1983–1984) National college player of the year (1984) ACC Player of the Year (1984) No. 23 retired by North Carolina

2. Kobe Bryant

Actor | Daddy's Home

Kobe Bryant was born on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Kobe Bean Bryant. He is a producer and writer, known for Daddy's Home (2015), Dear Basketball (2017) and Detail (2018). He has been married to Vanessa Laine Bryant since April 18, 2001. They have four children.

5× NBA champion (2000–2002, 2009–2010) 2× NBA Finals MVP (2009–2010) NBA Most Valuable Player (2008) 17× NBA All-Star (1998, 2000–2015) 4× NBA All-Star Game MVP (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011) 11× All-NBA First Team (2002–2004, 2006–2013) 2× All-NBA Second Team (2000–2001) 2× All-NBA Third Team (1999, 2005) 9× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2000, 2003–2004, 2006–2011) 3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2001–2002, 2012) NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1997) NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1997) 2× NBA scoring champion (2006–2007) Los Angeles Lakers all-time leading scorer Naismith Prep Player of the Year (1996)

3. LeBron James

Actor | Trainwreck

LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio, USA as LeBron Raymone James. He is a producer and actor, known for Trainwreck (2015), Smallfoot (2018) and Survivor's Remorse (2014). He has been married to Savannah Brinson James since September 14, 2013. They have three children.

NBA Cleveland Cavaliers all-time leading scorer Two-time NBA Champion: 2012, 2013 Two-time NBA Finals MVP: 2012, 2013 Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player: 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 11-time NBA All-Star: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Two-time NBA All-Star Game MVP: 2006, 2008 Eight-time All-NBA First Team: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Two-time All-NBA Second Team: 2005, 2007 Five-time NBA All-Defensive First Team: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 NBA All-Defensive Second Team: 2014 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year 2004 NBA All-Rookie First Team 2008 NBA Scoring Champion International Two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner: 2008, 2012 2004 Olympic Bronze Medal winner 2006 FIBA World Championship Bronze Medal winner 2012 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year High school 2003 National Champion Three-time State Champion: 2000, 2001, 2003 Two-time Gatorade National Player of the Year 2002, 2003 Two-time USA Today High School Player of the Year 2002, 2003 Three-time Ohio Mr. Basketball: 2001, 2002, 2003 Three-time USA Today All-USA First Team: 2001, 2002, 2003 Two-time PARADE High School Player of the Year: 2002, 2003 2003 Naismith Prep Player of the Year 2003 McDonald's National Player of the Year 2003 McDonald's High School All-American 2003 McDonald's All-American Game 2003 2003 EA Sports Roundball Classic MVP 2003 Jordan Capital Classic MVP 3× Ohio Mr. Basketball (2001–2003) Other USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2012) 2012 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year 2012 Sporting News Athlete of the Year 2013 AP Athlete of the Year 2006 Sporting News NBA MVP 2004 Sporting News Rookie of the Year Sports Illustrated NBA All-Decade First Team (2000s)

4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Actor | Airplane!

Legendary US NBA basketball player with the Milwaukee Bucks (1969-1975) and the Los Angeles Lakers (1975-1989), the 7' 2" Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Lew Alcindor) has made numerous guest appearances on US TV shows including Man from Atlantis (1977), 21 Jump Street (1987), Tales from the Darkside (...

6× NBA champion (1971, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987–1988) 2× NBA Finals MVP (1971, 1985) 6× NBA Most Valuable Player (1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1980) 19× NBA All-Star (1970–1977, 1979–1989) 10× All-NBA First Team (1971–1974, 1976–1977, 1980–1981, 1984, 1986) 5× All-NBA Second Team (1970, 1978–1979, 1983, 1985) 5× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1974–1975, 1979–1981) 6× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1970–1971, 1976–1978, 1984) NBA Rookie of the Year (1970) NBA All-Rookie Team (1970) 2× NBA scoring champion (1971–1972) 4× NBA blocks leader (1975–1976, 1979–1980) NBA rebounding champion (1976) Milwaukee Bucks all-time leading scorer NBA all-time leading scorer No. 33 retired by Milwaukee Bucks No. 33 retired by Los Angeles Lakers NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team 3× NCAA champion (1967–1969) 3× NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1967–1969) 3× National college player of the year (1967–1969) 3× Consensus first-team All-American (1967–1969) No. 33 retired by UCLA Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (May 15, 1995) College: 2× Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year (1967, 1969) 2× Oscar Robertson Trophy winner (1967–68) 2× UPI College Basketball Player of the Year (1967, 1969) Three-time First Team All-American (1967–69) Three-time NCAA champion (1967–69) Most Outstanding Player in NCAA Tournament (1967–69) Naismith College Player of the Year (1969) 3× First-team All-Pac-8 (1967–1969) National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame (2007)[48] National Basketball Association: Rookie of the Year (1970) Sporting News NBA MVP (1971–72, 1974, 1976–77, 1980) Finals MVP (1971, 1985) Sports Illustrated magazine's "Sportsman of the Year" (1985) One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996) First player in NBA history to play 20 seasons #7 in SLAM Magazine's Top 50 NBA Players of all time in 2009. November 16, 2012 – A statue of Abdul-Jabbar was unveiled in front of Staples Center on Chick Hearn Court, in Los Angeles.

5. Magic Johnson

Producer | Obsessed

Magic Johnson was born on August 14, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Earvin Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for Obsessed (2009), Hair Show (2004) and Dead Tone (2007). He has been married to Cookie Johnson since September 14, 1991. They have two children.

5× NBA champion (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987–1988) 3× NBA Finals MVP (1980, 1982, 1987) 3× NBA Most Valuable Player (1987, 1989–1990) 12× NBA All-Star (1980, 1982–1992) 2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1990, 1992) 9× All-NBA First Team (1983–1991) All-NBA Second Team (1982) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1980) 4× NBA assists leader (1983–1984, 1986–1987) 2× NBA steals leader (1981–1982) J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1992) NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team No. 32 retired by Los Angeles Lakers NCAA champion (1979) NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1979) Consensus first-team All-American (1979)

6. Larry Bird

Actor | Space Jam

Larry Bird graduated from Springs Valley High School in French Lick, Indiana in 1974. He attended Indiana University briefly, then transferred to Indiana State University in Terre Haute. He then embarked on an outstanding basketball career, establishing himself as one of the best shooting forwards ...

3× NBA champion (1981, 1984, 1986) 2× NBA Finals MVP (1984, 1986) 3× NBA Most Valuable Player (1984–1986) 12× NBA All-Star (1980–1988, 1990–1992) NBA All-Star Game MVP (1982) 9× All-NBA First Team (1980–1988) All-NBA Second Team (1990) 3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1982–1984) NBA Rookie of the Year (1980) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1980) 3× NBA 3-Point Shootout champion (1986–1988) 2× 50–40–90 club (1987-1988) AP Athlete of the Year (1986) No. 33 retired by Boston Celtics NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team National college player of the year (1979) 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1978–1979) 2× MVC Player of the Year (1978–1979) AP National Player of the Year (1979) Oscar Robertson Trophy (1979) Adolph Rupp Trophy (1979) NABC Player of the Year (1979) As coach: NBA Coach of the Year (1998) NBA All-Star Game head coach (1998) As executive: NBA Executive of the Year (2012)

7. Shaquille O'Neal

Actor | Steel

Shaquille O'Neal is regarded as one of the most dominant athletes and arguably the most gregarious personality in sports history. He wrote an autobiography (Shaq Talks Back), preserves an online presence for his fan base and produced a number of albums (Biological Didn't Bother, Shaq-Fu: Da Return,...

4× NBA champion (2000, 2001, 2002, 2006) 3× NBA Finals MVP (2000–2002) NBA Most Valuable Player (2000) 15× NBA All-Star (1993–1998, 2000–2007, 2009) 3× NBA All-Star Game MVP (2000, 2004, 2009) 8× All-NBA First Team (1998, 2000–2006) 2× All-NBA Second Team (1995, 1999) 4× All-NBA Third Team (1994, 1996–1997, 2009) 3× All-Defensive Second Team (2000–2001, 2003) NBA Rookie of the Year (1993) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1993) 2× NBA scoring champion (1995, 2000) No. 34 retired by Los Angeles Lakers FIBA World Championship MVP (1994) USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1994) College national player of the year (1992) 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1991–1992) 2× SEC Player of the Year (1991–1992) McDonald's All-American MVP (1989)

8. Bill Russell

Actor | On the Right Track

The term Dynasty might have never applied to Basketball had it not been for Bill Russell. In the History of professional sports there has never been an athlete who has more accolades or championships, in other words Bill Russell is not only a champion, but he is perhaps the definition of a champion...

11× NBA champion (1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969) 5× NBA Most Valuable Player (1958, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965) 12× NBA All-Star (1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969) NBA All-Star Game MVP (1963) 3× All-NBA First Team (1959, 1963, 1965) 8× All-NBA Second Team (1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968) NBA All-Defensive First Team (1969) 4× NBA rebounding champion (1958–1959, 1964–1965) NBA 50th Anniversary Team NBA 35th Anniversary Team NBA 25th Anniversary Team No. 6 retired by the Boston Celtics 2× NCAA champion (1955–1956) NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player (1955) UPI College Player of the Year (1956) 2× Helms Player of the Year (1955–1956) 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1955–1956) WCC Player of the Year (1956) As coach:

2× NBA champion (1968–1969)

9. Tim Duncan

Writer | The 1st Fifteen

Tim Duncan was born on April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands as Timothy Theodore Duncan. He is an actor and writer, known for The 1st Fifteen, Spider-Man: Homecoming, NBA Finals: Watch the Game (2017) and 9 - Un chiffre, un homme (2008). He was previously married to Amy ...

5× NBA champion (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014) 3× NBA Finals MVP (1999, 2003, 2005) 2× NBA Most Valuable Player (2002–2003) 15× NBA All-Star (1998, 2000–2011, 2013, 2015) NBA All-Star Game MVP (2000) 10× All-NBA First Team (1998–2005, 2007, 2013) 3× All-NBA Second Team (2006, 2008–2009) All-NBA Third Team (2010) 8× All-Defensive First Team (1999–2003, 2005, 2007–2008) 6× All-Defensive Second Team (1998, 2004, 2006, 2009–2010, 2013) NBA Rookie of the Year (1998) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1998) NBA Shooting Stars champion (2008) San Antonio Spurs all-time leading scorer USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2003) Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (2003) National college player of the year (1997) 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1996–1997) 3× NABC Defensive Player of the Year (1995–1997) 2× ACC Player of the Year (1996–1997) No. 21 retired by Wake Forest

10. Wilt Chamberlain

Actor | Conan the Destroyer

Wilton Norman Chamberlain was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Olivia Ruth (Johnson), a domestic worker, and William Chamberlain, a welder, custodian, and handyman. Wilt didn't come from a race of giants as many thought. Both his parents were no bigger than 5-9, but as a young boy he began a ...

2× NBA champion (1967, 1972) NBA Finals MVP (1972) 4× NBA Most Valuable Player (1960, 1966–1968) 13× NBA All-Star (1960–1969, 1971–1973) NBA All-Star Game MVP (1960) 7× All-NBA First Team (1960–1962, 1964, 1966–1968) 3× All-NBA Second Team (1963, 1965, 1972) 2× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1972–1973) NBA Rookie of the Year (1960) 7× NBA scoring champion (1960–1966) 11× NBA rebounds leader (1960–1963, 1966–1969, 1971–1973) NBA assists leader (1968) NBA all-time rebounds leader Philadelphia / San Francisco / Golden State Warriors all-time leading scorer Golden State Warriors #13 retired Philadelphia 76ers #13 retired Los Angeles Lakers #13 retired NBA 35th Anniversary Team NBA 50th Anniversary Team NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1957) 2× Consensus first team All-American (1957–1958) NBA Records

Most points scored in a single game (100) Regular single season points record (4,029) Holds numerous other records and achievements

11. Karl Malone

Actor | After the Sunset

Karl Malone was born on July 24, 1963 in Bernice, Louisiana, USA as Karl Anthony Malone. He is an actor and producer, known for After the Sunset (2004), The Last Witness (1999) and Nash Bridges (1996). He has been married to Kay Kinsley since December 24, 1990. They have four children.

2× NBA Most Valuable Player (1997, 1999) 14× NBA All-Star (1988–1998, 2000–2002) 2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1989, 1993) 11× All-NBA First Team (1989–1999) 2× All-NBA Second Team (1988, 2000) All-NBA Third Team (2001) 3× All-Defensive First Team (1997–1999) All-Defensive Second Team (1988) NBA All-Rookie Team (1986) Utah Jazz all-time leading scorer No. 32 retired by Utah Jazz NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team Second-team All-American – NABC (1985) Southland Conference Player of the Year (1983) Louisiana Tech Athletic Hall of Fame (1992)

12. Bill Walton

Actor | Little Nicky

Bill Walton was born on November 5, 1952 in La Mesa, California, USA as William Theodore Walton III. He is an actor, known for Little Nicky (2000), Forget Paris (1995) and He Got Game (1998). He has been married to Lori Matsuoka since 1991. He was previously married to Susan Guth.

2× NBA champion (1977, 1986) NBA Finals MVP (1977) NBA Most Valuable Player (1978) 2× NBA All-Star (1977–1978) All-NBA First Team (1978) All-NBA Second Team (1977) 2× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1977–1978) NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1986) NBA rebounding leader (1977) NBA blocks leader (1977) No. 32 retired by Portland Trail Blazers NBA 50th Anniversary Team 2× NCAA champion (1972–1973) 2× NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1972–1973) 3× National college player of the year (1972–1974) 3× Consensus first-team All-American (1972–1974) No. 32 retired by UCLA

13. Willis Reed

Actor | The Politicians

Willis Reed is an actor, known for The Politicians (1915).

2× NBA champion (1970, 1973) 2× NBA Finals MVP (1970, 1973) NBA Most Valuable Player (1970) 7× NBA All-Star (1965–1971) NBA All-Star Game MVP (1970) All-NBA First Team (1970) 4× All-NBA Second Team (1967–1969, 1971) NBA All-Defensive First Team (1970) NBA Rookie of the Year (1965) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1965) NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team No. 19 retired by New York Knicks

14. Bob Cousy

Actor | Blue Chips

Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Cousy entered the NBA in 1950, and became the foundation of the great Boston Coltic teams of the 50's and 60's. On retiring from the Celtics in 63, Cousy accepted the job of head coach at Boston college and built it into a respected 5 time NCAA Tournament team. Cousy ...

15. Bob Pettit

Self | The Way It Was

Bob Pettit was born on December 12, 1932 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA as Robert E. Lee Pettit Jr. He was previously married to Carole Crowell.

NBA champion (1958) 2× NBA Most Valuable Player (1956, 1959) 11× NBA All-Star (1955–1965) 4× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1956, 1958–1959, 1962) 10× All-NBA First Team (1955–1964) All-NBA Second Team (1965) NBA Rookie of the Year (1955) 2× NBA scoring champion (1956, 1959) NBA 25th Anniversary Team NBA 35th Anniversary Team NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team No. 9 retired by Atlanta Hawks Consensus first-team All-American (1954) Consensus second-team All-American (1953) No. 50 retired by LSU

16. Julius Erving

Self | Philadelphia

One of the NBA's first superstars Julius Erving's high flying hard powered style brought the NBA and basketball to levels previously unheard of. Julius Erving was born in Hempstead New York in 1950. He grew up in a housing project, the son of a single mother, with two siblings. His father having ...

NBA champion (1983) 2× ABA champion (1974, 1976) 2× ABA Playoffs MVP (1974, 1976) NBA Most Valuable Player (1981) 3× ABA Most Valuable Player (1974–1976) 11× NBA All-Star (1977–1987) 5× ABA All-Star (1972–1976) 2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1977, 1983) 5× All-NBA First Team (1978, 1980–1983) 2× All-NBA Second Team (1977, 1984) 4× All-ABA First Team (1973–1976) All-ABA Second Team (1972) ABA All-Defensive First Team (1976) ABA All-Rookie First Team (1972) ABA Slam Dunk Champion (1976) J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1983) No. 32 retired by Brooklyn Nets No. 6 retired by Philadelphia 76ers ABA All-Time Team NBA 35th Anniversary Team NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team No. 32 retired by UMass

17. Moses Malone

Location_management | Manden med de gyldne ører

Moses Malone was born on March 23, 1955 in Petersburg, Virginia, USA as Moses Eugene Malone. He is known for his work on Manden med de gyldne ører (2009), The 1981 NBA Finals (1981) and The NBA on CBS (1973). He was married to Alfreda Gill. He died on September 13, 2015 in Norfolk, Virginia.

NBA champion (1983) NBA Finals MVP (1983) 3× NBA Most Valuable Player (1979, 1982–1983) 12× NBA All-Star (1978–1989) 2× ABA All-Star (1975–1976) 4× All-NBA First Team (1979, 1982–1983, 1985) 4× All-NBA Second Team (1980–1981, 1984, 1987) NBA All-Defensive First Team (1983) NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1979) ABA All-Rookie Team (1975) 6× NBA rebounding leader (1979, 1981–1985) NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team ABA All-Time Team No. 24 retired by Houston Rockets

18. David Robinson

Actor | Forget Paris

David Robinson was born on August 6, 1965 in Key West, Florida, USA as David Maurice Robinson. He is an actor, known for Forget Paris (1995), Uncle Drew (2018) and Like Mike (2002). He has been married to Valerie Hoggatt since December 16, 1991. They have three children.

Two-time Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee 2× NBA champion (1999, 2003) NBA Most Valuable Player (1995) 10× NBA All-Star (1990–1996, 1998, 2000–2001) 4× All-NBA First Team (1991–1992, 1995–1996) 2× All-NBA Second Team (1994, 1998) 4× All-NBA Third Team (1990, 1993, 2000–2001) NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1992) 4× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1991–1992, 1995–1996) 4× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1990, 1993–1994, 1998) NBA Rookie of the Year (1990) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1990) NBA Sportsmanship Award (2001) NBA scoring champion (1994) NBA blocks leader (1992) NBA rebounding leader (1991) NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team No. 50 retired by San Antonio Spurs USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1986) National college player of the year (1987) Consensus first-team All-American (1987) Consensus second-team All-American (1986) 3× CAA Player of the Year (1985–1987) NCAA Silver Anniversary Award (2012) Fourth player ever to score 70+ in an NBA game Two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner ('92, '96) Olympic Bronze Medal winner ('88) One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996) Led NBA in Scoring (1993–94 season) - 29.8 ppg Led NBA in Rebounding (1990–91 season) - 13.0 rpg Led NBA in Blocked Shots (1991–92 season) - 4.49 bpg Holds record for most IBM Awards (1990, '91, '94, '95, '96) His 2,954 blocked shots are the most by any player wearing a San Antonio Spurs jersey. Gold Medal in 1986 FIBA World Championship. Two-time U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame inductee (2008 individually, 2009 as a member of the 1992 "Dream Team") Ranked #25 in SLAM Magazine's 2009 revision of the top 50 greatest players of all time (published in the August 2009 issue) Co-Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (2003) Received the Silver Anniversary Award for recognition of his myriad athletic and professional accomplishments from the NCAA in January 2012.

19. Oscar Robertson

Producer | Something to Cheer About

Oscar Robertson was born on November 24, 1938 in Charlotte, Tennessee, USA as Oscar Palmer Robertson. He is a producer, known for Something to Cheer About (2002), The Way It Was (1974) and The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999). He has been married to Yvonne Crittenden since June 25, 1960. ...

NBA champion (1971) NBA Most Valuable Player (1964) 12× NBA All-Star (1961–1972) 3× NBA All-Star Game MVP (1961, 1964, 1969) 9× All-NBA First Team (1961–1969) 2× All-NBA Second Team (1970–1971) NBA Rookie of the Year (1961) 6× NBA assists leader (1961–1962, 1964–1966, 1969) Sacramento Kings all-time leading scorer No. 14 retired by Sacramento Kings No. 1 retired by Milwaukee Bucks NBA 35th Anniversary Team NBA 50th Anniversary Team 2× Helms Foundation College Player of the Year (1959, 1960) 3× UPI College Player of the Year (1958–1960) 2× USBWA College Player of the Year (1959, 1960) 3× Sporting News College Player of the Year (1958–1960) 3× Consensus first-team All-American (1958–1960) 3x NCAA Division I scoring leader (1958-1960) 3× First-team All-MVC (1958–1960) No. 12 retired by University of Cincinnati

20. Dirk Nowitzki

Actor | Like Mike

Dirk Nowitzki was born on Monday, June 19th, 1978, in Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany, Europe, as Dirk Werner Nowitzki. Dirk is a very active athlete & has become an actor, in sports events, especially basketball. He is best-known for being 24 for 24 in Western Conference Finals' Game 1, on Tuesday, May...

NBA champion (2011) NBA Finals MVP (2011) NBA Most Valuable Player (2007) 13× NBA All-Star (2002–2012, 2014–2015) 4× All-NBA First Team (2005–2007, 2009) 5× All-NBA Second Team (2002–2003, 2008, 2010–2011) 3× All-NBA Third Team (2001, 2004, 2012) 50–40–90 club (2007) NBA Three-Point Shootout champion (2006) NBA Shooting Stars champion (2010) Dallas Mavericks all-time leading scorer FIBA World Cup MVP (2002) FIBA EuroBasket MVP (2005) 6× Euroscar Player of the Year (2002–2006, 2011) 5× Eurobasket's All-Europeans Player of the Year (2005–2008, 2011) 2× FIBA Europe Player of the Year (2005, 2011) Mister Europa Player of the Year (2005) Silbernes Lorbeerblatt (2011) German Sports Personality of the Year (2011) Naismith Legacy Award (2012) Magic Johnson Award (2014)

21. Hakeem Olajuwon

Actor | Heaven Is a Playground

Hakeem Olajuwon was born on January 21, 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria as Akeem Abdul Olajuwon. He is an actor, known for Heaven Is a Playground (1991), All Pro Sports Basketball: Hakeem Olajuwon - Dream Center (1998) and Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters (2017). He has been married to Dalia Asafi since August ...

2× NBA champion (1994–1995) 2× NBA Finals MVP (1994–1995) NBA Most Valuable Player (1994) 12× NBA All-Star (1985–1990, 1992–1997) 6× All-NBA First Team (1987–1989, 1993–1994, 1997) 3× All-NBA Second Team (1986, 1990, 1996) 3× All-NBA Third Team (1991, 1995, 1999) 2× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1993–1994) 5× All-Defensive First Team (1987–1988, 1990, 1993-1994) 4× All-Defensive Second Team (1985, 1991, 1996–1997) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1985) 2x NBA rebounding leader (1989-1990) 3× NBA blocks leader (1990-1991, 1993) Houston Rockets all-time leading scorer NBA all-time blocks leader No. 34 retired by Houston Rockets NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team Consensus first team All-American (1984) SWC Player of the Year (1984) NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1983) No. 34 retired by University of Houston

22. Kevin Garnett

Actor | Uncut Gems

Kevin plays professional basketball, he is a forward for the Boston Celtics. He did not play college basketball, went directly from high school to the NBA. He was Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first round (fifth pick overall) of the 1995 NBA Draft for whom he played until being ...

NBA champion (2008) NBA Most Valuable Player (2004) 15× NBA All-Star (1997–1998, 2000–2011, 2013) NBA All-Star Game MVP (2003) 4× All-NBA First Team (2000, 2003–2004, 2008) 3× All-NBA Second Team (2001–2002, 2005) 2× All-NBA Third Team (1999, 2007) NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2008) 9× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2000–2005, 2008–2009, 2011) 3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2006–2007, 2012) NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1996) J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2006) 4× NBA rebounding champion (2004–2007) Minnesota Timberwolves all-time leading scorer McDonald's All-American MVP (1995) Illinois Mr. Basketball (1995)

23. Dwyane Wade

Actor | What to Expect When You're Expecting

Dwyane Wade was born on January 17, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), Shot in the Dark (2017) and Relentless. He has been married to Gabrielle Union since August 30, 2014. They have one child. He was previously ...

3× NBA champion: 2006, 2012, 2013 NBA Finals MVP: 2006 NBA scoring champion: 2009 (30.2 ppg) NBA All-Star Game MVP: 2010 (28 points, 6 assists, 11 rebounds, and 5 steals) 11× NBA All-Star: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 8× All-NBA: First Team: 2009, 2010 Second Team: 2005, 2006, 2011 Third Team: 2007, 2012, 2013 3× All-Defense: Second Team: 2005, 2009, 2010 NBA All-Rookie First Team: 2004 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge champion: 2006, 2007 Gold medal with Team USA: 2008 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA: 2004 Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal with Team USA: 2006 FIBA World Championship Miami Heat all-time leading scorer Miami Heat all-time assists leader 2005 Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Award 2006 Best NBA Player ESPY Award 2006 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year 2006 Sporting News Sportsman of the Year Wade won the 2012-13 season-long NBA Community Assist Award

24. Charles Barkley

Actor | He Got Game

Charles Barkley was born on February 20, 1963 in Leeds, Alabama, USA as Charles Wade Barkley. He is an actor, known for He Got Game (1998), Space Jam (1996) and Forget Paris (1995). He has been married to Maureen Blumhardt since February 9, 1989. They have one child.

NBA Most Valuable Player (1993) 11× NBA All-Star (1987–1997) NBA All-Star Game MVP (1991) 5× All-NBA First Team (1988–1991, 1993) 5× All-NBA Second Team (1986–1987, 1992, 1994–1995) All-NBA Third Team (1996) NBA All-Rookie First Team (1985) NBA rebounding leader (1986–87) No. 34 retired by the Philadelphia 76ers No. 34 retired by the Phoenix Suns NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team Third-team All-American – NABC (1984) SEC Player of the Year (1984) No. 34 retired by Auburn University NBA RECORDS Regular season Offensive rebounds, half: 13, Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks, March 4, 1987

Offensive rebounds, quarter: 11, Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks, March 4, 1987

tied with Larry Smith (Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets, March 23, 1986) Playoffs Free throws made, half: 19, Phoenix Suns vs. Seattle SuperSonics, June 5, 1993

Free throw attempts, 7-game series: 100, Philadelphia 76ers vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 1986 Eastern Conference Semifinals

Turnovers, 7-game series: 37, Philadelphia 76ers vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 1986 Eastern Conference Semifinals



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