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Ranking: The 12 best ‘Peaks’ in NBA history

The 2021/22 season of the NBA, with just four days to go before it officially begins, it will be one of the most special in its history.


The 2021/22 season of the NBA, with just four days to go before it officially begins, it will be one of the most special in its history. The highest basketball competition in the world celebrates this year its 75th anniversary, and he does it in the best possible way.

It is the first season in which the NBA can develop its activity, without any type of restriction or modification, since the arrival of the global coronavirus pandemic. More than a year and a half later, and after two courses completely affected by the wave of infections (between player suspensions, games and the famous Orlando ‘bubble’), the league recovers its 82 regular season games.

Beyond that, several acts of tribute for those 75 years are also expected throughout the season. Official events and special articles reviewing the history of the NBA.

Without going any further, the Sporting News medium has recently published a ranking with the 12 best peaks of all time in the NBA. That is, the 12 players who have reached the highest level (either during one or several seasons) in the entire history of the league. There are probably many opinions about it, very few that agree with each other, but almost all with one thing in common: at the top.

The ranking of the 12 chosen

  1. Michael Jordan
  2. Shaquille O’Neal
  3. Magic johnson
  4. Larry bird
  5. Bill russell
  6. Kevin Durant
  7. Tim duncan
  8. Stephen Curry

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