The 100 Greatest Basketball Players of All-Time

Methodology.

RankPlayerPositionYears
1LeBron JamesPick one2003-active
2Michael JordanSG1984-2003
3Kareem Abdul-JabbarC1969-1989
4Shaquille O’NealC1992-2011
5Tim DuncanPF1997-2016
6Magic JohnsonPG1979-1996
7Kobe BryantSG1996-2016
8Steph CurryPG2009-active
9Kevin DurantSF2007-active
10Larry BirdSF1979-1992
11Karl MalonePF1985-2004
12Hakeem OlajuwonC1984-2002
13Giannis AntetokounmpoPF2013-active
14Nikola JokicC2015-active
15James HardenSG2009-active
16David RobinsonC1989-2003
17Wilt ChamberlainC1959-1973
18Kawhi LeonardSF2011-active
19Kevin GarnettPF1995-2016
20Dirk NowitzkiPF1998-2019
21Chris PaulPG2005-active
22Moses MaloneC1974-1995
23Bill RussellC1956-1969
24Charles BarkleyPF1984-2000
25Jerry WestSG1960-1974
26Julius ErvingSF1971-1987
27Dwyane WadeSG2003-2019
28Rick BarrySF1965-1980
29Oscar RobertsonPG1960-1974
30John StocktonPG1984-2003
31Russell WestbrookPG2008-active
32Steve NashPG1996-2014
33Joel EmbiidC2016-active
34Gary PaytonPG1990-2007
35Anthony DavisPF2012-active
36Adrian DantleySF1976-1991
37Clyde DrexlerSG1983-1998
38George GervinSG1972-1986
39Damian LillardPG2012-active
40Jimmy ButlerSF2011-active
41Scottie PippenSF1987-2004
42Tony ParkerPG2001-2019
43Jason KiddPG1994-2013
44Walt FrazierPG1967-1980
45John HavlicekSF1962-1978
46Reggie MillerSG1987-2005
47Dwight HowardC2004-2022
48Patrick EwingC1985-2002
49Paul PierceSF1998-2017
50Pau GasolC2001-2019
51Ray AllenSG1996-2014
52Allen IversonSG1996-2010
53Isiah ThomasPG1981-1994
54Rudy GobertC2013-active
55Paul GeorgeSF2010-active
56Luka DoncicSF2018-active
57Dominique WilkinsSF1982-1999
58Manu GinobiliSG2002-2018
59Bob McAdooC1972-1986
60Willis ReedC1964-1974
61Dave CowensC1970-1983
62Chauncey BillupsPG1997-2014
63Kyrie IrvingPG2011-active
64Chris WebberPF1993-2008
65Dikembe MutomboC1991-2009
66Alonzo MourningC1992-2008
67Kevin McHalePF1980-1993
68James WorthySF1982-1994
69Alex EnglishSF1976-1991
70Tracy McGradySG1997-2012
71Bernard KingSF1977-1993
72Carmelo AnthonySF2003-active
73Larry NancePF1981-1994
74Dennis RodmanPF1986-2000
75Elgin BaylorSF1958-1972
76Ben WallaceC1996-2012
77Elvin HayesPF1968-1984
78George MikanC1948-1956
79Bob PettitPF1954-1965
80Joe DumarsSG1985-1999
81Wes UnseldPF1968-1981
82Artis GilmoreC1971-1988
83Karl-Anthony TownsC2015-active
84LaMarcus AldridgePF2006-2021
85Amar’e StoudemirePF2002-2016
86Chris BoshC2003-2016
87Bob CousyPG1950-1963
88Vince CarterSG1998-2020
89Chris MullinSF1985-2001
90Dennis JohnsonPG1976-1990
91Bradley BealSG2012-active
92Mitch RichmondSG1988-2002
93Tim HardawayPG1989-2003
94Tiny ArchibaldPG1970-1984
95Sidney MoncriefSG1979-1991
96Paul ArizinSF1950-1962
97Robert ParishC1976-1997
98Billy CunninghamSF1965-1976
99Dolph SchayesPF1949-1964
100Bob LanierPF1973-1984

The 100 Greatest Football Players of All-Time

Methodology.

RankPlayerPositionYears
1Tom BradyQB2000-2023
2Jerry RiceWR1985-2004
3Peyton ManningQB1998-2015
4Lawrence TaylorLB1981-1993
5Ray LewisLB1996-2012
6Emmitt SmithRB1990-2004
7Aaron RodgersQB2005-active
8Reggie WhiteDE1985-2000
9Bruce SmithDE1985-2003
10Aaron DonaldDT2014-2024
11Joe MontanaQB1979-1994
12Drew BreesQB2001-2021
13Deion SandersCB1989-2005
14Anthony MunozOT1980-1992
15Brett FavreQB1991-2010
16Barry SandersRB1989-1998
17Rod WoodsonCB1987-2003
18Bruce MatthewsG1983-2001
19JJ WattDE2011-2022
20Joe GreeneDT1969-1981
21Alan PageDT1967-1981
22Derrick BrooksLB1995-2008
23Walter PaytonRB1975-1987
24Jim BrownRB1957-1965
25Ronnie LottS1981-1994
26Ed ReedS2002-2013
27Marshall FaulkRB1994-2005
28LaDainian TomlinsonRB2001-2011
29Randy MossWR1998-2012
30Terrell OwensWR1996-2010
31Steve YoungQB1985-1999
32Patrick MahomesQB2017-active
33Travis KelceTE2013-active
34Mike SingletaryLB1981-1992
35Randy WhiteDT1975-1988
36Charles WoodsonCB1998-2015
37Rob GronkowskiTE2010-2022
38Champ BaileyCB1999-2013
39Jonathan OgdenOT1996-2007
40John ElwayQB1983-1998
41Junior SeauLB1990-2009
42Randall McDanielG1988-2001
43Jack LambertLB1974-1984
44Adrian PetersonRB2007-2021
45Eric DickersonRB1983-1993
46John HannahG1973-1985
47Larry AllenG1994-2007
48Willie RoafOT1993-2005
49Ken HoustonS1967-1980
50Walter JonesOT1997-2008
51Michael StrahanDE1993-2007
52Jack HamLB1971-1982
53Warren SappDT1995-2007
54Von MillerLB2011-active
55John RandleDT1990-2003
56Marvin HarrisonWR1996-2008
57Dan MarinoQB1983-1999
58Mike WebsterC1974-1990
59Will ShieldsG1993-2006
60Darrelle RevisCB2007-2017
61DeMarcus WareLB2005-2016
62Alan FanecaG1998-2010
63Gino MarchettiDE1952-1966
64Bob LillyDT1961-1974
65Johnny UnitasQB1956-1973
66Deacon JonesDE1961-1974
67Merlin OlsenDT1962-1976
68Mel BlountCB1970-1983
69Joe ThomasOT2007-2017
70Brian DawkinsS1996-2011
71Brian UrlacherLB2000-2012
72Ted HendricksLB1969-1983
73Forrest GreggOT1956-1971
74Larry FitzgeraldWR2004-2020
75Bobby WagnerLB2012-active
76OJ SimpsonRB1969-1979
77Earl CampbellRB1978-1985
78TJ WattLB2017-2024
79Otto GrahamQB1946-1955
80Tony GonzalezTE1997-2013
81Julius PeppersDE2002-2018
82Mike HaynesCB1976-1989
83Jason TaylorDE1997-2011
84Troy PolamaluS2003-2014
85Jack YoungbloodDE1971-1984
86Kevin GreeneLB1985-1999
87Luke KuechlyLB2012-2019
88Dick “Night Train” LaneCB1952-1965
89Dick ButkusLB1965-1973
90Sammy BaughQB1937-1952
91Russell WilsonQB2012-active
92Chuck BednarikLB1949-1962
93Joe SchmidtLB1953-1965
94Julio JonesWR2011-active
95Antonio BrownWR2010-2021
96Terry BradshawQB1970-1983
97Bart StarrQB1956-1971
98Don HutsonWR1935-1945
99Willie BrownCB1963-1978
100Gene UpshawG1967-1981