Top 20 NBA players of all time | LeBron James and more

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National Basketball Association (NBA) is the most revered Basketball League in the World. Naturally, the players that compete in the league are arguably the best lot you can ever find on the Earth. It is, thus, not surprising that NBA players are highest paid athletes in the world (in terms of average annual salary per player).

This year, the league will complete 73 years glorious years. Throughout the course of these years, the NBA has blessed the world with thousands of spectacular moments to cherish and hundreds of stars to worship. Talking about NBA stars, let’s have a look at some of the most iconic NBA stars of all time.

20David Robinson

Top NBA Players: David Robinson

Position: Center

Teams: San Antonio Spurs (1989-2003)

Honours: Rookie of the Year (1989-90), MVP (1994-95), Defensive Player of the Year (1991-92), 10-time All-Star, 10-time All-NBA selection, 8-time All-Defensive Team, Hall of Fame

Championships: 2 (1999, 2003)

Career stats: 21.1 PPG, 10.6 RPG, 3.0 BPG, .518 FG%

Nickname: The Admiral

David Robinson was the only player outside of Hakeem Olajuwon to average 20 points, 10 rebounds and 3 blocks per game throughout his 14 season-long career. He was also called as the admiral because of his service in the US Navy prior to entering the NBA. He was also an integral part of the famous ‘Dream Team’ that represented the US in the 1992 Olympics held in Barcelona. The Admiral has a career-high score of 71 points, scored against Los Angeles Clippers in the last game of the 1993-94 season. He outscored Shaquille O’Neal for the scoring title of the season.


Raghav is a sports enthusiast and a content writer at Kreedon. Being a former state-level cricketer and Captain of the Basketball team at IIT Patna, he understands the problems faced by a student-athlete in India. He is also a die-hard NBA fan and has been following the league and American Sports Media for long. Comparing the Indian sports economy to American Sports' was something that motivated him to work for the development of Indian Sports.


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