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NBA: The NBA reveals the first 25 names of the 75 best in its history and sets off the controversy

NBA This ranking is carried out on the occasion of its 75th anniversaryLThe NBA has raised the curtain on one of the most special seasons in its hi


NBA This ranking is carried out on the occasion of its 75th anniversary

LThe has raised the curtain on one of the most special seasons in its history: its 75th anniversary. A very special campaign that, as it recognizes Chus Bueno, NBA vice president for Europe, Middle East and Asia, in an interview in MARCA, to be marked because “if we normally like marketing and tell super nice stories and do fun things, this year is going to be more than ever”.

One of the highlights of these scheduled events is the nomination by the league itself. the 75 best players of all their history. A list that will always be involved in controversy over the names that may be left out of it and from which the first 25 names have already been revealed.

Among those top 25 nominees, among whom names such as LeBron James, Michael Jordan or Pau Gasol do not yet appear, are players of the stature of Bill Russell, the player with the most rings in history, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the player with the most MVP of all time, Oscar Robertson, Dirk Nowitzki or current Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash.

Among the players who are still active at the moment are two MVPs on the list as they are Nets franchise player Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA champion last season and last Finals MVP.

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

2. Giannis Antetokounmpo

3. Nate Archibald

4. Charles Barkley

5. Bob Cousy

6. Dave Cowens

7. Kevin Durant

8. Julius Erving

9. George Gervin

10. Hal Greer

11. James Harden

12. Elvin Hayes

13. Jerry Lucas

14. Moses Malone

15. Kevin McHale

16. George Mikan

17. Steve Nash

18. Dirk Nowitzki

19. Hakeem Olajuwon

20. Bob Pettit

21. Willis Reed

22. Oscar Robertson

23. David Robinson

24. Bill Russell

25. John Stockton

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