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The NBA selects its top 75 players of all time

To celebrate its 75th anniversary the NBA has updated its top 50 player listing published back n 1996 with 25 more additions.

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The NBA selects its top 75 players of all time

It's the 75th anniversary of the NBA this year with a series of high profile events scheduled to celebrate the landmark. The association has also updated its previously published in 1996 top 50 players of all time listing to add a further 25 stars of the court.

Two Europeans make the new list

Whilst many basketball fans may be disappointed that the recently retired Pau Gasol failed to make the final list despite being widely tipped to do so by many basketball journalists. Two European stars that do feature are Germany's Dirk Nowitzki and Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo.

AGX03. Brooklyn (United States), 15/02/2015.- East Team's Pau Gasol of Spain, of the Chicago Bulls (3-L), and West Team's Marc Gasol of Spain, of the Memphis Grizzlies (4-L), jump ball at the start of the NBA All Star game at Madison Square Garden in New
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AGX03. Brooklyn (United States), 15/02/2015.- East Team's Pau Gasol of Spain, of the Chicago Bulls (3-L), and West Team's Marc Gasol of Spain, of the Memphis Grizzlies (4-L), jump ball at the start of the NBA All Star game at Madison Square Garden in New JASON SZENESEFE

The compilation of the list was put together based on a selection process made by current and former players, coaches, front office staff,  WNBA stars and journalists and sees current stars of the game included such as LeBron, Curry, Kawhi and Blazers' Lillard along with the classics such as Jordan, Magic, Bird, Kareem, Russell, Chamberlain, Duncan, Kobe, Shaquille...), pioneers of the sport (Mikan, Petit, Cousy...) and 21st century stars such as Wade, Nash, Durant, Antetokounmpo.

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