Complete list of the greatest basketball players of all time
The NBA kicked off its 75th anniversary season with its list of the 75 greatest players in league history. However, due to a tie in voting, 76 players made the list. The league asked a panel, made up of front office executives, coaches, current and former players and media, to vote.
The list of the greatest basketball players of all time is unranked and has been revealed in no particular order by the league. Below, the players are listed in alphabetical order by last name.
All 50 players from the 50th anniversary team made the 75th anniversary list. Eleven current players have been added to the list, and the biggest snub of the previous list, Dominique Wilkinsmade this version.
Complete the NBA 75th Anniversary Team
Here’s the full list of the 76 greatest basketball players of all time who made the list, in alphabetical order and unranked.
Kareem Abdul Jabbar
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Who should have been on the list of the greatest basketball players of all time?
Yahoo Sports’ Ben Rohrbach has taken an analytical look at which players should be on the 75th anniversary list. Here is his methodology: the Bill Russell scale and an overview of who might be snubbed or crowned sooner.