NBA 75th Anniversary Team

As selected in 2021 by a blue-ribbon panel of current and former NBA players, coaches, general managers and team and league executives, WNBA legends and sportswriters and broadcasters.
Voters were asked to select the 75 Greatest Players in NBA History without regard to position. Panelists did not rank their selections.
Current and former players were not allowed to vote for themselves.

76 Players

76 Players Table
Per Game Shooting Advanced
Player From To G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar19701989156036.824.611.23.60.92.6.559.056.721273.4.228
Ray Allen19972014130035.618.94.13.41.10.2.452.400.894145.1.150
Giannis Antetokounmpo2014202260932.521.19.24.51.21.3.532.287.71578.5.190
Carmelo Anthony20042022121434.922.86.32.81.00.5.447.356.814106.5.121
Tiny Archibald1971198487635.618.82.37.41.10.1.467.224.81083.4.128
Paul Arizin1951196271338.422.88.62.3.421.810108.8.183
Charles Barkley19852000107336.722.111.73.91.50.8.541.266.735177.2.216
Rick Barry1966198079436.323.26.55.12.00.5.449.330.90093.4.156
Elgin Baylor1959197284640.027.413.54.3.431.780104.2.148
Dave Bing1967197890136.420.33.86.01.30.2.441.77568.8.101
Larry Bird1980199289738.424.310.06.31.70.8.496.376.886145.8.203
Kobe Bryant19972016134636.125.05.24.71.40.5.447.329.837172.7.170
Wilt Chamberlain19601973104545.830.122.94.4.540.511247.3.248
Bob Cousy1951197092435.318.45.27.5.375.80391.1.139
Dave Cowens1971198376638.617.613.63.81.10.9.460.071.78386.3.140
Billy Cunningham1966197665434.320.810.14.01.20.5.446.72063.2.135
Stephen Curry2010202278234.324.34.66.51.70.2.476.432.908116.1.208
Anthony Davis2013202258634.423.910.22.31.42.3.514.306.79789.8.214
Dave DeBusschere1963197487535.716.111.02.90.90.5.432.69960.8.093
Clyde Drexler19841998108634.620.46.15.62.00.7.472.318.788135.6.173
Tim Duncan19982016139234.019.010.83.00.72.2.506.179.696206.4.209
Kevin Durant2008202290436.727.17.14.21.11.1.495.384.882150.2.217
Julius Erving1977198783634.322.06.73.91.81.5.507.261.777106.2.178
Patrick Ewing19862002118334.321.09.81.91.02.4.504.152.740126.4.150
Walt Frazier1968198082537.518.95.96.11.90.2.490.000.786113.5.176
Kevin Garnett19962016146234.517.810.03.71.31.4.497.275.789191.4.182
George Gervin1977198679133.526.24.62.81.20.8.511.297.84488.1.159
Hal Greer19591973112235.519.25.04.0.452.801102.7.124
James Harden2010202289834.525.05.56.61.60.5.444.363.859144.6.224
John Havlicek19631978127036.620.86.34.81.20.3.439.815131.7.136
Elvin Hayes19691984130338.421.012.51.81.02.0.452.147.670120.8.116
Allen Iverson1997201091441.126.73.76.22.20.2.425.313.78099.0.126
LeBron James20042022132138.227.07.47.41.60.7.504.345.734243.2.231
Magic Johnson1980199690636.719.57.211.21.90.4.520.303.848155.8.225
Sam Jones1958196987127.917.74.92.5.456.80392.3.182
Michael Jordan19852003107238.330.16.25.32.30.8.497.327.835214.0.250
Jason Kidd19952013139136.012.66.38.71.90.3.400.349.785138.6.133
Kawhi Leonard2012202157631.319.26.42.91.80.6.493.384.85883.3.222
Damian Lillard2013202270236.324.64.26.71.00.3.437.373.89493.9.177
Jerry Lucas1964197482938.817.015.63.30.40.3.499.78398.4.147
Karl Malone19862004147637.225.010.13.61.40.8.516.274.742234.6.205
Moses Malone19771995132933.920.612.21.40.81.3.491.100.769167.1.178
Pete Maravich1971198065837.024.24.25.41.40.3.441.667.82046.7.092
Bob McAdoo1973198685233.222.19.42.31.01.5.503.081.75489.1.151
Kevin McHale1981199397131.017.97.31.70.41.7.554.261.798113.0.180
George Mikan1949195643934.423.113.42.8.404.782108.7.249
Reggie Miller19882005138934.318.23.03.01.10.2.471.395.888174.4.176
Earl Monroe1968198092632.018.83.03.91.00.3.464.80777.4.125
Steve Nash19972014121731.314.33.08.50.70.1.490.428.904129.7.164
Dirk Nowitzki19992019152233.820.77.52.40.80.8.471.380.879206.3.193
Shaquille O'Neal19932011120734.723.710.92.50.62.3.582.045.527181.7.208
Hakeem Olajuwon19852002123835.721.811.12.51.73.1.512.202.712162.8.177
Robert Parish19771997161128.414.59.11.40.81.5.537.000.721147.0.154
Chris Paul20062022111134.618.34.59.42.10.1.472.371.872192.8.241
Gary Payton19912007133535.316.33.96.71.80.2.466.317.729145.5.148
Bob Pettit1955196579238.826.416.23.0.436.761136.0.213
Paul Pierce19992017134334.219.75.63.51.30.6.445.368.806150.0.157
Scottie Pippen19882004117834.916.16.45.22.00.8.473.326.704125.1.146
Willis Reed1965197465035.518.712.91.80.61.1.476.74774.9.156
Oscar Robertson19611974104042.225.77.59.51.10.1.485.838189.2.207
David Robinson1990200398734.721.110.62.51.43.0.518.250.736178.7.250
Dennis Rodman1987200091131.77.313.11.80.70.6.521.231.58489.8.150
Bill Russell1957196996342.315.122.54.3.440.561163.5.193
Dolph Schayes1950196499634.418.512.13.1.380.849142.4.192
Bill Sharman1951196171132.017.83.93.0.426.88382.8.178
John Stockton19852003150431.813.12.710.52.20.2.515.384.826207.7.209
Isiah Thomas1982199497936.319.23.69.31.90.3.452.290.75980.7.109
Nate Thurmond1964197796437.215.015.02.70.52.1.421.66778.0.104
Wes Unseld1969198198436.410.814.03.91.10.6.509.500.633110.1.147
Dwyane Wade20042019105433.922.04.75.41.50.8.480.293.765120.7.162
Bill Walton1975198746828.313.310.53.40.82.2.521.000.66039.3.142
Jerry West1961197493239.227.05.86.72.60.7.474.814162.6.213
Russell Westbrook2009202296634.823.17.48.51.70.3.438.305.788106.0.152
Lenny Wilkens19611975107735.316.54.76.71.30.2.432.77495.5.120
Dominique Wilkins19831999107435.524.86.72.51.30.6.461.319.811117.5.148
James Worthy1983199492632.417.65.13.01.10.7.521.241.76981.2.130

88 Voters

88 Voters Table
Name Affiliation
Kareem Abdul-JabbarFormer NBA player
Marv AlbertFormer broadcaster
David AldridgeSportswriter (The Athletic)
Sam AmickSportswriter (The Athletic)
Giannis AntetokounmpoCurrent NBA player (MIL)
Steve AschburnerSportswriter (NBA.com)
Charles BarkleyBroadcaster (Turner), former NBA player
Rick BarryFormer NBA player
Howard BeckSportswriter (Sports Illustrated)
Dave BingFormer NBA player
Sue BirdCurrent WNBA player (SEA)
Carol BlazejowskiFormer WNBA executive
Mike BreenBroadcaster (ESPN, MSG Network)
Doris BurkeBroadcaster (ESPN)
Jerry ColangeloFormer NBA and WNBA executive
Doug CollinsCurrent NBA executive (CHI)
Cynthia CooperFormer WNBA player
Bob CostasBroadcaster
Dave CowensFormer NBA player
Billy CunninghamFormer NBA player
Stephen CurryCurrent NBA player (GSW)
Clyde DrexlerFormer NBA player
Tim DuncanFormer NBA player
David DuPreeFormer sportswriter
Wayne EmbryFormer NBA player
Julius ErvingFormer NBA player
Patrick EwingFormer NBA player
Walt FrazierFormer NBA player
George GervinFormer NBA player
Russ GranikFormer NBA executive
Becky HammonCurrent NBA coach (SAS), former WNBA player
Elvin HayesFormer NBA player
Ernie JohnsonFormer NBA player
Magic JohnsonFormer NBA player
Sam JonesFormer NBA player
Michael JordanFormer NBA player
Steve KerrCurrent NBA coach (GSW), former NBA player
Bob LanierFormer NBA player
Kara LawsonCurrent NCAAW coach (Duke), former WNBA player
Lisa LeslieFormer WNBA player
Nancy LiebermanFormer WNBA player
Zach LoweSportswriter (ESPN)
Jerry LucasFormer NBA player
Jackie MacMullanFormer sportswriter
Jack McCallumSportswriter (Sports Illustrated)
Brian McIntyreFormer NBA executive
Ann MeyersFormer WNBA executive
Yoko MiyajiSportswriter (Sports Graphic Number)
Earl MonroeFormer NBA player
Steve NashCurrent NBA coach (BRK), former NBA player
Rachel NicholsBroadcaster
Dirk NowitzkiFormer NBA player
Shaquille O'NealBroadcaster (Turner), former NBA player
Robert ParishFormer NBA player
Candace ParkerCurrent WNBA player (CHI)
Chris PaulCurrent NBA player (PHO)
Bob PettitFormer NBA player
Scottie PippenFormer NBA player
Gregg PopovichCurrent NBA coach (SAS)
Shaun PowellSportswriter (NBA.com)
Ahmad RashadBroadcaster (NBA)
Willis ReedFormer NBA player
Tim ReynoldsSportswriter (Associated Press)
Bill RhodenSportswriter (ESPN)
Pat RileyCurrent NBA executive (MIA)
Oscar RobertsonFormer NBA player
David RobinsonFormer NBA player
Bill RussellFormer NBA player
Bob RyanFormer sportswriter
Bill SimmonsSportswriter (The Ringer)
Sam SmithSportswriter (bulls.com)
Stephen A. SmithBroadcaster (ESPN)
Marc SpearsSportswriter (ESPN)
Erik SpoelstraCurrent NBA coach (MIA)
John StocktonFormer NBA player
Hannah StormBroadcaster (ESPN)
Sheryl SwoopesFormer WNBA player
Isiah ThomasFormer NBA player
Rod ThornFormer NBA player
Rudy TomjanovichFormer NBA player
Peter VecseyFormer sportswriter
Bill WaltonBroadcaster (ESPN), former NBA player
Rick WeltsCurrent NBA executive (GSW)
Jerry WestCurrent NBA executive (LAC), former NBA player
Michael WilbonSportswriter (ESPN)
Lenny WilkensFormer NBA player
James WorthyFormer NBA player
Jeff ZillgittSportswriter (USA Today)

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