Ranking The Best Players By Position In NBA Franchise History

Welcome to HoopsHabit.com’s Ranking the Best Players by Position in NBA Franchise History. This series will cover all 30 NBA franchises as our own Phil Watson dissects each team to break down who the best player is at each position in the franchise’s history. You’ll also learn a bit about the history of the franchise along the way.

Enjoy this trip down memory lane and keep checking back as we’ll be completing at least one franchise each week.

Note: Players must have played a minimum of 250 games for the franchise to qualify

Julius Erving-Best of Philadelphia 76ers

Julius Erving was the NBA’s Most Valuable Player in 1980-81 and helped the Philadelphia 76ers to a championship in 1983. (Lipofsky Basketballphoto.com via Wikimedia Commons)

Atlanta Hawks
Boston Celtics
Brooklyn Nets
Charlotte Bobcats
Chicago Bulls
Cleveland Cavaliers
Dallas Mavericks
Denver Nuggets
Detroit Pistons
Golden State Warriors
Houston Rockets
Indiana Pacers
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
Memphis Grizzlies
Miami Heat

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-Finals Game 5s

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar led the Los Angeles Lakers to a title over the Boston Celtics in 1985 after the Lakers had lost Game 5 on the road. (Photo by Steve lipofsky www.Basketballphoto.com via Wikimedia Commons)

Milwaukee Bucks
Minnesota Timberwolves
New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Orlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ers
Phoenix Suns
Portland Trail Blazers
Sacramento Kings
San Antonio Spurs
Toronto Raptors
Utah Jazz
Washington Wizards