100 days of hoops, hardwood

100 Days of Hoops: 50 Greatest Ever

As we now find ourselves at the halfway point in these 100 days of hoops we have dove deep into the history of the hardwood to celebrate some of the greatest teams, players, innovations, and much more. Today, we take a look at the 50 greatest players (in my opinion) of all time.

The 50 greatest will be separated by positions. In other words, this list will feature ten players per position at all five traditional positions, no frontcourt backcourt all-star format BS. Let’s begin…

Point Guard

  1. Magic Johnson
  2. Stephen Curry
  3. John Stockton
  4. Oscar Robertson
  5. Isiah Thomas
  6. Jason Kidd
  7. Gary Payton
  8. Chris Paul
  9. Steve Nash
  10. Russell Westbrook

Shooting Guard

  1. Michael Jordanmj.jpg
  2. Kobe Bryant
  3. Jerry West
  4. Dwyane Wade
  5. Allen Iverson
  6. Pete Maravich
  7. Clyde Drexler
  8. George Gervin
  9. Klay Thompson
  10. Ray Allen

Small Forward

  1. LeBron Jameslbj
  2. Larry Bird
  3. LeBron James
  4. Julius Erving
  5. Elgin Baylor
  6. Kevin Durant
  7. Scottie Pippen
  8. John Havlicek
  9. Dominique Wilkens
  10. Kawai Leonard

Power Forward

  1. Tim DuncanTim-duncan-dunking-geeksandcleats.jpeg
  2. Karl Malone
  3. Kevin Garnett
  4. Dirk Nowitzki
  5. Charles Barkley
  6. Kevin McHale
  7. Bob Petit
  8. Elvin Hayes
  9. Dave DeBusschere
  10. Dennis Rodman


  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbarkareem.jpg
  2. Wilt Chamberlain
  3. Bill Russell
  4. Shaquille Oneal
  5. Hakeem Olajuwon
  6. David Robinson
  7. Moses Malone
  8. Artis Gilmore
  9. Patrick Ewing
  10. George Mikan

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