Currently basketball is one of the most popular sports from all around the world. Also in our world includes huge fans of basketball. Basketball sport was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith. If anyone looking for top 10 basketball players or best NBA players list so one of good news for them. We are provided here a list of top 10 best basketball players of all time in the world. Maybe you know that basketball is a non-contact team game that played on a rectangular court. It is one of 2 teams sport and required five players in each team. Day by day basketball sports popularity increasing hugely. Here are listed name of top basketball players whose are also very known as the most famous NBA players. Also you can consider these players as the top 10 NBA players. At this present time National Basketball Association (NBA) is most popular from around the world. Anyway, check out the list of top 10 best basketball players of all time in the world.
10. “David Robinson”
Do you familiar with David Robinson? He is an American most popular former professional basketball player who was born on 6 August, 1965 in Key West, Florida. He played in the National Basketball Association. He is also known as the Admiral. He has good records on basketball sport such as he is the winner of Olympic Gold Medal in 1992 and 1996. Besides, 10-time NBA All-Star, 2-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and 2 time NBA Champion. David Robinson played as the center player. He is one of best player among of other NBA top 10 players. He
9. “Karl Malone”
Karl Malone was born on 24 July, 1963 in Summerfield, Louisiana, United States. He is an American retired professional basketball player. His full name is Karl Anthony Malone but he is also known as the Mailman. He played the power forward position. He got married to Kay Kinsey in 1990. He is one of the best basketball players in the world. He is a 2-time NBA Most Valuable Player, 14-time NBA All-Star and more. He won gold medals in the Summer Olympic Games of 1992 and 1996.
8. “Patrick Ewing”
Patrick Ewing’s full name is Patrick Aloysius Ewing. He is one of best players in the NBA. Generally he is a Jamaican-American retired Hall of Fame basketball player but he has huge popularity in the earth. Patrick Ewing winner of Olympic gold medals as a member of the United States men’s Olympic basketball teams in 1984 and 1992. Besides, he was chosen as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History of the world. He played in Center-Forward position. This Jamaican-American basketball player was born on 5 August, 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica.
7. “Shaquille O’Neal”
Shaquille O’Neal is an American professional basketball player in the world but currently retired. He is also known as the former rapper. He was born on 6 March, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey. He was selected in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016. He is one of the most popular and heaviest basketball players in the world. He is 7 ft 1 inch tall. He comes from Louisiana State University and started his NBA career from 1992.
6. “Wilt Chamberlain”
He was one of the top basketball players in the world who was born on 21 August, 1936 and died on 12 October, 1999. He was an American basketball player. He played in many teams such as for the Philadelphia, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers of NBA. His full name is Wilton Norman “Wilt” Chamberlain. He did good performance for the University of Kansas as well as for the Harlem Globetrotters on basketball sport. He is one of the center played player of NBA. Wilt Chamberlain’s height is 7 ft 1 inch.
5. “Hakeem Olajuwon”
Hakeem Olajuwon is the 5th number top basketball player in our list of top 10 best basketball players of all time in the world. He is a most popular Nigerian-American former professional basketball player who was born on 21 January, 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria. Hakeem Olajuwon played as one of the center position player of National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1984-2002. This Nigerian-American basketball player considered one of the greatest centers ever to play the game. Hakeem Olajuwon have good records on the basketball sport and he is included in the list of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
4. “Larry Bird”
Larry Bird was born on 7 December, 1956 in West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States. He is an American professional basketball player, former coach and executive. Larry Bird was a very good member of the 1992 United States Men’s Olympic Basketball team and he achieved gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. This American basketball player’s full name is Larry Joe Bird.
3. “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar”
His full name is Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. He is an American retired professional basketball player who was born on 16 April, 1947 in New York City, New York, United States. He got married to Habiba Abdul-Jabbar in 1971. Kareem Abdul Jabbar played twenty seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks as well as the Los Angeles Lakers.
2. “Magic Johnson”
Magic Johnson was born on 14 August, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, United States who is current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is an American most popular professional basketball player but currently retired. Earlitha Kelly is the name of spouse of Magic Johnson. Magic Johnson played point guard for the Lakers for thirteen seasons. Already he won many championships with the Lakers period the 1980s. Also he won an NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award. He is one of the most popular basketball player in the list of top 10 basketball players.
1. “Michael Jordan”
Michael Jordan is an American retired most popular professional basketball player. He was born on 17 February, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. His full name is Michael Jeffrey Jordan. Professionally he is very known as businessman, chairman of the Charlotte Hornets and principal owner. He is 6 t 6 inches tall. He played fifteen seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Chicago Bulls as well as Washington Wizards. You will find Michael Jordan name in the list of famous NBA players.