Who were the best men basketball players?


1) Michael Jordan- who has won........

  • 6 rings without a Dominant Centerimages-4.jpeg
  • 5 League MVP awards
  • 14 All-Star game appearances
  • 3 All-Star MVP trophies
  • 7 consecutive scoring titles
  • 2 Slam Dunk titles

2) Kobe Bryant- who has won.........

  • 3 consecutive NBA championships(4 all together)images-3.jpeg
  • 3 All-Star MVP awards
  • 1 MVP award
  • 1 Slam Dunk award
  • the second highest points scored in a game in NBA history (81 points!)
  • Scoring title for 2 years
  • A gold medal on the Olympics as a member of the U.S men's basketball team
3) Lebron James- who........
  • Was rookie of the year in 2003-2004
  • NBA MVP in 2008-2009, 2009-2010
  • Youngest player to score a 40 point game
4) Larry Bird- who........
  • Was names NBA rookie of the year in 1880images.jpeg
  • 1 All-star MVP award in 1982
  • NBA MVP in playoffs(1984 &1986)
  • Won an Olympic Gold Medal(U.S. men's basketball team) in 1992
  • Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998
5) Allen Iverson- who......
  • Was the third best scorer of all time(his average was 31.4 ppg)-(points per game)
  • Big East rookie of the year('95-'97), Big East defensive player of the year, and Big East all-star rookie team in 1995images-2.jpeg
  • NBA MVP in 2001
6) Wilt Chamberlain- who was.....
  • The NCAA tournament MVP in 1957
  • Rookie of the year, MVP, record for most points(37.6 ppg), most points scored by a rookie in a single game(58) in 1960
  • NBA all-star MVP, all-time record for most points scored in a single game(100 points!!), most points(50.4), and single game all-star record for most points(42) in 1962images-1.jpeg
  • NBA MVP in 1966-1968
  • NBA all-star and finals MVP 1972
  • Scoring record of 31,419
7) Magic Johnson- who was.......
  • On the NBA all-rookie team in 1980
  • MVP NBA Championship in 1980, 1982, and 1987
  • Schick Pivotal Player Award in 1984images-5.jpeg
  • Player of the year in 1987
  • League MVP in 1987, 1989, and 1990
  • MVP NBA all-star game in 1990, and 1992
  • Won a U.S. Olympic Gold Metal in 1992
  • Inducted into Michigan State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1992
  • Named to Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame in 2002
8) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -who.....images-6.jpeg
  • Invented the 1-arm hook shot
  • Was named college player of the year and national player of the year in 1967&'69
  • NBA Rookie of the year in 1970
  • Named league's MVP in 1971-72, 1974, 1976-77, and 1980
  • Named NBA MVP of playoffs in 1971 and 1985
  • Scoring record of 31,419
9) "Pistol" Pete Maravich
10) Bill Russell- who was.......
  • 5 MVP awards in 1954, 1955, 1958, 1961-1963, 1965
  • Won the NCAA Tournament in 1954-1955
  • Won a Gold Medal in the Olympics for men's basketball in 1956
  • 11 NBA championships out of 13 and was injured the two years he didn't win!
  • Named to Basketball Hall of Fame 1974
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