5 Well Known Past Basketball Players of the world

Well rehearsed and exact throws, harmonious team game and ability to move quickly on the sports ground – the most important qualities for the basketball player. Plus to everything, growth, good physical training – all this what the best basketball players of the world possess. In our today’s publication we want to acquaint you with the best representatives of basketball who declared themselves in NBA and other leagues. So, the best-known basketball players of the world, give we will get acquainted with them closer.

And Clyde Drexler opens our list of the most famous basketball players of the world.

Clyde Drexler


The player on positions of the easy forward and the attacking defender was born in 1963, in New Orleans. In 1995 Clyde, being in team’s line-up “Huston Rockets”, it was called the champion of association, and 1992 the Olympic champion. In a sporting world got the nickname “sliding”. For all the career in NBA made 25 triple-doubles because of what took the honorable tenth place among basketball players of NBA. By the way, Clyde is included into the “best-known players of history of NBA” list. All this thanks to the fact that for all the career the basketball player could nabrat20 thousands of points, having done 6 thousand passes and 6 thousand selections.

Considerable part of the star career Drexler played for Portland then he passed into Houston and brought it, already in the first season, a clear victory in the championship of NBA. In 1996 the athlete was called the best basketball player of the world.

Scottie Pippen

The team player of Chicago “Bulls” on a position of the small forward Scottie Pippen, six times brought to team a victory in games of NBA. Besides the team Pippen played for the national team of the USA and two times became the Olympic champion. Recently Scotty was called the best basketball player and included in the list of fifty best players of NBA.

Dennis Rodman

The basketball player in 1961, the city of Trenton was born. Rodman started the sports career in Chicago Bulls basketball club where such famous basketball players as Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen played. Except “Bulls” Dennis played Chicago for such known clubs as “Los Angeles Lakers” and “Dallas Mavericks”, has a set of awards of basketball league. By the way, besides basketball Rodman is a huge favorite of the world of show business: he often takes part in various a body and radio of a show, and in 1997 even acted in the movie under the name “Colony” where he played together with Jean-Claude Vann Damme. Except everything is higher told, the basketball player wrote the book “I Want to Be Worst”. Since 2000 holds an honorable position of the trainer in NBA.

Michael Jordan


Michael, by nickname “awful”, was born in 1963. Michael received the popularity, playing for “Chicago Bulls”. Not once was among the best basketball players of the world. Has 5 ranks in the nomination where the best basketball players enter. Playing for “Chicago Bulls”, six times brought it a victory in league NBA. Since 2000 Michael Jordan is the manager of basketball team “Washington Wizards” for which played in 2003.

Michael one of the few basketball players who a huge number of times was recognized as the best player of NBA.

Kobe Bryant


The attacking defender Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant was born in 1978, the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For this team of Kobe plays since 1996 where contain with Shaquille O’Neal helped team three times to become the champion of NBA.

Bryant is a five-time champion of association and more than once was called the most productive basketball player of NBA. Besides, the basketball player not once played for the national team of stars of NBA. And in 2007 and 2008 received gold in the championship of America and the Olympic Games. Enters the five where there are most famous athletes of decade.