Top 5 NBA Legends of All Time - sportfoy.com

Top 5 NBA Legends of All Time


It is not news that the NBA has a rich history dating back over 6 decades, witnessing many decorated players and organizations.

During which we have seen our fair share of the very best of the games come and go. However, which of the NBA greats stands out above the rest of the pack?

Let’s find out;

5. Larry Bird

  • Larry led the Boston Celtics to 3 NBA championships in his time
  • Total career playoff statistics: 23.8 PPG, 10.3 RPG, 6.5 APG
  • Some notable accolades: 3 NBA titles, two finals MVPs, three regs. season MVPs

4. Kareem Abdul Jabber

  • Duncan probably took a cue from Kareem’s consistency, because, Abdul – Jabber was another amazingly consistent player.
  • Total career playoff statistics: 24.3 PPG, 10.5 RPG, 2.4 BPG
  • Some notable accolades are 6 NBA titles, two finals MVPs, six regs. season MVPs

3. Magic Johnson

  • This is a player who started his NBA career on the note of greatness
  • Total career playoff statistics: 19.5 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 12.3 APG
  • Some notable accolades: 5 NBA titles, three finals MVPs, three regs. season MVPs

2. Bill Russell

  • Bill was unarguably the most excellent NBA defender of all time.
  • Total career playoff statistics: 16.2 PPG, 24.9 RPG, 4.7 APG
  • Some notable accolades: 11 NBA titles, five regs. season MVPs

1. Michael Jordan

  • Michael has written his name in the NBA’s book of legacy.
  • Total career playoff statistics: 33.4, PPG, 6.4 RPG, 5.7 APG
  • Some notable accolades: 6 NBA titles, six finals MVPs, five regs. season MVPs

So there you have it, these are the top five NBA greats, players who stood out on the court, not just because of their talents, but because of their zeal to make the game of basketball thrilling for their fans.

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