The NBA released their list of the 50 greatest players in NBA history back in 1996. However, since then there have been numerous Hall of Fame players that deserve to be on the list. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett have all played since the league’s original list, and they deserve to be on the updated list of superstars.
Our update featured five parts, each that contained ten players. Many of the original 50 are still on the list, but there are a handful of players that have made such an impact on the league in the last 15 years that we felt they needed to be on the list.
There are several players that were left off the list to make room for the new additions. For the complete list of the NBA’s original 50 greatest players check here.