The top five players of all time

5. Magic Johnson/Point Guard #32/Los Angelous Lakers Magic was not your average run of the mill point guard. Magic was 6'9" but he handled the ball like a 6' point guard. This rare combination of size and skill was the reason that Magic was such a force. In his career, Magic won five NBA championships, three MVPs, and thre finals MVPs. In only his rookie year, Magic lead the Lakers to an NBA championship and also won rookie of the year. Magic was a member of the original gold medal dream team along with Larry Bird and Michael Jordan. In his career, Magic averaged 19.5 ppg, 7.2 rpg, and 11.2 rpg.
4. Larry Bird/Power Forward #33/Boston Celtics Larry Bird could do it all. He could score, he could pass, he could rebound and he could even shoot three pointers.Bird was a very versitile player as a 6'9" power forward and what he lacked in athleticism, he made up for in confidence and clutch ability. If the Ball got to Birds hand at the end of a tight game, could could bet that the Celtics could run away with the victory. During his time with the celtics, Bird won three NBA Championships, three MVPs, and two finals MVPs.Bird was part of a lagendary rivalry with Magic Johnson that is considered one of the greatest sports rivalries of all time. Bird was also part of the original 1992 dream team that steamrold it's way to a gold medal in the Olympics. In his career, Bird averaged 24.3 ppg, 10 rpg, and 6.3 apg.
3.Oscar Robertson/Small Forward #1/Milwaukee Bucks Oscar Robertson may well have been best all around player to play in the NBA. Drafted in 1960 by the Cincinatti Royals, Robertson averaged an astounding 30.8 ppg as a rookie and took home rookie of the year honors. In his next season, Robertson did something thats never been repated in the NBA to this day. Robertson averaged a triple double in his second season with 30.8 ppg, 12.5rpg, and 11.4 apg. Robertson won an NBA championship in 1971 and won the NBA MVP in 1964. In his Career, Oscar Robertson avaraged 25.7 ppg, 7.5 apg, and 9.5 rpg.
2. Wilt Chamberlain/Center #1/Philidelphia Warriors Wilt Chamberlain is the most dominant player to ever play the game. At 7'1" and 275 pounds, "the stilt" towared of players in his day. Chamberlin sets the record for points in a game and rebounds in a game. In one game he actually scored an astounding 100 points and in his best rebounding game, he pulled down an unbeileveable 55 boards. In the 1961-62 season, Chamberlin had the best stat year in NBA history averaging an overwhelming 50.4 ppg and 25.7 rpg. Wilt won two NBA championships, four MVP awards, and one finals MVP award. In his career, Wilt averaged 30 ppg, 22.9 rpg, and 4.4 apg.
1. Michael Jordan/Shooting Guard #23/Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan is the greatest player of all time. With the combination of skill, size, athletic ability, and clutch performance, he is the symbol of the ideal NBA player. Michael Jordan holds the NBA record for ppg with 30.1 ppg and in his best season, Jordan averaged 37.1 ppg which is the second highest season average by a player. Jordan is arguably the most athletic player and greatest clutch performer ever to play in the NBA and his actions and moves are still mimiced today in all forms of culture. In eight seasons, Jordan won six NBA titles which were made up of two threepeats. Jordans career stats were 30.1 ppg, 5.3 apg, and 6.2 rpg. Jordan was also a part of the famous 1992 dream team that won the Olympic gold medal.

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