The NBA unveiled their list of the 75 greatest players ever, and it includes 11 current players

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The NBA unveiled their list of the 75 greatest players ever, and it includes 11 current players
© Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James made the NBA’s 75th anniversary team. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

  • The NBA unveiled a list of the 75 greatest players for its 75th anniversary.
  • The list included the original 50 for the 50th anniversary, plus 25 additions.
  • The additions included 11 active players, plus 14 retired players.

For its 75th anniversary, the NBA has unveiled a list of the 75 greatest players in league history.

The 75th anniversary team is a new edition of the 50th anniversary team, created before the 1996-97 for the league’s 50th anniversary. The 50 players who made the 50th anniversary team all made the 75th.

Voted on by media, analysts, current and former players, and team executives, the list includes 25 new additions, 11 of whom are still active.

The NBA unveiled their list of the 75 greatest players ever, and it includes 11 current players
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Here are the new additions to the team, with some of their accolades (* denotes an active player):

  • LeBron James* – 4-time MVP, 17-time All-Star, 1-time scoring champion, 4-time champion
  • Stephen Curry* – 2-time MVP, 7-time All-Star, 2-time scoring champion, 3-time champion
  • Kevin Durant* – 1-time MVP, 11-time All-Star, 4-time scoring champion, 2-time champion
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo* – 2-time MVP, 1-time Defensive Player of the Year, 5-time All-Star, 1-time champion
  • James Harden* – 1-time MVP, 9-time All-Star, 3-time scoring champion
  • Kawhi Leonard* – 5-time All-Star, 2-time Defensive Player of the Year, 2-time champion
  • Chris Paul* – 11-time All-Star, 4-time assists leader
  • Anthony Davis* – 8-time All-Star, 3-time blocks leader, 1-time champion
  • Carmelo Anthony* – 10-time All-Star, 1-time scoring champion
  • Russell Westbrook* – 1-time MVP, 9-time All-Star, 2-time scoring champion
  • Damian Lillard* – 6-time All-Star
  • Tim Duncan – 2-time MVP, 15-time All-Star, 5-time champion, Hall of Famer
  • Kobe Bryant – 1-time MVP, 18-time All-Star, 2-time scoring champion, 5-time champion, Hall of Famer
  • Kevin Garnett – 1-time MVP, 1-time Defensive Player of the Year, 15-time All-Star, 1-time champion, Hall of Famer
  • Allen Iverson – 1-time MVP, 11-time All-Star, 4-time scoring champion, Hall of Famer
  • Steve Nash – 2-time MVP, 8-time All-Star, 5-time assists leader, Hall of Famer
  • Dirk Nowitzki – 1-time MVP, 14-time All-Star, 1-time champion
  • Dwyane Wade – 13-time All-Star, 1-time scoring champion, 3-time champion
  • Paul Pierce – 10-time All-Star, 1-time champion, Hall of Famer
  • Jason Kidd – 10-time All-Star, 5-time assists leader, 1-time champion, Hall of Famer
  • Ray Allen – 10-time All-Star, 2-time champion, Hall of Famer
  • Gary Payton – 9-time All-star, 1-time Defensive Player of the Year, 1-time champion, Hall of Famer
  • Reggie Miller – 5-time All-Star, Hall of Famer

Check out the full list here.

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